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From: Bjrn Forsstrm (2:203/614.61)
To: All
Date: Wed, 04.07.07 20:25
BF>>> Just as with m -- mm, cm, dm, m, hm (not common outside of the
BF>>> military)

BF>> Never heard of hm. Hektometer?

BF> Yep. We used it in the army (LV) all the time. It was practical in
BF> combination with the "streck" (6300 streck equals 360 degrees) we used for
BF> angle measurements since it simplified the trigonometrics.

We never bothered with that in the AF, just used a bigger bombs to take out the
No, never heard of hm before.

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