Reply to post: Re: In perspective, Galileo isn't important

No fandango for you: EU boots UK off Galileo satellite project

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Re: In perspective, Galileo isn't important

"Because if you don't have that accuracy, you end up with much more collateral damage - eg schools being blown up rather than the nearby military target"

Not really.

If you look at the blast/fragment radius of an artillery shell, SDB (small diameter bomb) or an ASM, there is no real benefit to an accuracy less than 10m, as the danger radius is 10 times that or more. Explosive weapon effects do not magically stop at a shrot distance from the center,

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