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A lot of (supposed) equipment links were actually pointing to various aircraft and ship pages. (For example, the AN/ALQ-213 link was pointing at F-16 Fighting Falcon variants.) I'm guessing that a bot came through here at some and tried to deal with red links (or something)... I dunno. [shrug]
Bot, no. That was me! ;) It's more the other way around though; was trying to unify many of the disparate mentions of electronic systems by their designation codes, and to standarize the layout of this page. I knew many of the links weren't ideal, but they were what existed at the time; it was all about bang for the buck. If they now have pages in their own right, then I have been somewhat successful! 18.104.22.168 (talk) 01:19, 15 May 2010 (UTC)
I changed the links so they now point at the appropriate equipment pages (and created some new red links in the process, in keeping with the rest of the page). -- Eriksiers (talk) 15:32, 17 February 2010 (UTC)
the cross connect problem with this page is just one of many. ultimatly this page could wind up being a mile long. the infanite number of types and versions (number) is mind boggling. whenever someone writes up a piece of equipment, half the time thay dont use the proper JTEDS nominclature, and then thay dont bother to catagorize it. I did a AN/ search once and tried to get everything cated. and listed. but it probably needs done again. and for some reason I get the feeling Im the only one who understands that if theres a 150 of somthing, than thers a 1-149 of somthing. Brian in denver (talk) 16:36, 20 February 2010 (UTC)
Yes, I did the same thing. Unfortunately, not everything can be found by searching for the AN/, as common convention is to drop it, and many article names don't specify the designation at all. My goal is not to catalog everything, but I would like to get a better appreciation of what the bounds really are: what information is available, and from where? Is there a government document that enumerates these somewhere? If that info is available, I definitely feel it's relevant to the article here.