ICBM Program Quotes #79
Seventy Ninth Edition of The: Top 10 Quotes Overheard in the ICBM Program


Posted Monday, October 17, 2005

  
ICBM Program Quotes #79

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Here they are folks...enjoy.

10) “You can’t direct the unit not to lose the SMC810 cards...you can only
recommend they don’t lose them.”

9) “Primarily, our safety concern is that we don’t want the missile to take off
during the SELM.”

8) “MMB is not the ‘Cadillac system’. I like to think of it more like the
‘Studebaker system’...bigger, but less functional, less powerful, and not as
popular, but still defended by people who have owned one for some peculiar
reason.”

7) “We are fully capable of screwing this up.”

6) “I’m a headquarters guy, I don’t work weekends.”

5) “They went to the worst VDU manufacturer in the country so as to ensure
there would be a bunch of problems to fix and award fee to be had.”

4) “Some things in ICBMs are really important and you can’t recover from
screwing them up.” – Person #1

“Like TATDs?” – Person #2

“No, _______, not like TATDs. You could give the TATD to your two kids
and have them color all over them for all I care.” – Person #1

3) “We’re doing our best to make this as hard as possible.”

2) “I’m from the SAC days, if you whine, we will replace you.”

Now, the #1 quote overheard in the ICBM program...

 



1) “My worst fear is to be out at a MAF when the nuclear holocaust happens
and I survive the blast and am laying at the bottom of a smokin’ hole just to
have that %^&#*ing nuclear-hardened MMP antenna shelter fall down and
crush me to death.”


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