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bitter_cynical_angry118 karma

It won't break nearly often enough to fool anyone.

bitter_cynical_angry103 karma

If your content is free for users, then someone else is paying for it. CR is credibly independent because their funding comes from their subscribers and thus if they give something a bad review, they have no chance of losing income from the company that makes the product. How can you ensure your own independence from this type of implicit pressure?

bitter_cynical_angry72 karma

Link for the lazy: SUBSAFE. There are links in that article to the ones about Thresher and Scorpion, which include specifics on how those two were lost and what changes were made in sub design as a result.

bitter_cynical_angry51 karma

That was 8 years ago. I wonder if they've come to a decision yet...

bitter_cynical_angry45 karma

The round needs some time to build speed out of the barrel to increase lethality.

Just a note here: this isn't true. A bullet leaves the muzzle of a gun going as fast as it's ever going to go. It can only slow down once it leaves the muzzle, and will never speed up.