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    Re: Avoiding Wx Problem
    From: Richard B. Emerson
    Date: 2000 Dec 16, 12:55 PM

    Er, perhaps it's time to move up to NIMA Pub. 217 which features useful
    tips on avoiding missle attacks as well as torpedoes. [g]
    (http://pollux.nss.nima.mil/pubs/)
    (or
    http://pollux.nss.nima.mil/pubs/pubs_j_show_sections.html?dpath=MBM&ptid=8&rid=155
    for those who can follow the link directly from e-mail)
    
    Rick
    S/V One With The Wind, Baba 35
    
    Aubrey O'Callaghan writes:
     > Carls answer is absolutely correct !
     > A very good source of relative motion problems is the Admiralty Navigation
     > Manual Vol. III. mine is a 1938 version.
     > The equivalent to this problem is stated somewhat differently in the manual
     > " Avoiding Action. A Ship of lesser speed escaping from a ship of greater
     > speed (In this case it was a merchant ship escaping a sloop at dusk ).
     > There are even torpedo firing problems... most useful for the recreational
     > sailor !!!!
    [...]
    

       
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