SAAB 37 Viggen parked at an undisclosed roadside base, somewhere in Sweden.
"During the Cold War, Sweden built an expansive system of roadside bases and reserve bases to decentralize the Swedish Air Force in case of an attack. This doctrine required a numerous amount normal and undisclosed roads and highways to be accommodated for aircraft, along with many small and incognito airstrips.
The idea for the Bas 60 and Bas 90 project was learned from the Six-Day War, where Israel managed to neutralize the entire Egyptian Air Force in a matter of day with a surprise strike at their air force bases while the fighters were still on the ground. An enemy would be prevented from doing just that by spreading out and circulating the Swedish Air Force between hundreds of roadside and reserve bases.
The bases were together with a central base organized into an “airbase group”. Southern Sweden had so many airbases at one point that military officials jokingly referred to it as “Aircraft Carrier Götaland”.
The Viggen, Gripen and possibly Draken were all created to operate from these roadside bases. The former two could be easily maintained by a crew of conscripts with minimal training supervised by an officer, and were designed with STOL capabilities.”
I saw this posted on tumblr and was gonna reblog it…but all the ppl who posted it were kind of mommy blogs…don’t think they’d like to be linked to a porn blog :o) Anyway…
So how does it work exactly??? Well for 52 weeks you save the same amount of money for which week you are on. For instance week one you save $1, week two you save $2, and so on. By the end of your 52 weeks you will have saved $1,378.00. It may not seem like a whole lot, but it is when you are not taking that much each week from your paycheck and just putting it in a jar and allowing it to add up.
Far cry from what I usually post…but I just thought this was a good idea.
What if you could start with $10 or $20 (and adding $1 week there after)?