three-thousand-mile screwdriver
 n.— «Whether filters will or should be installed, and whether this encourages the use of the proverbial three thousand mile screwdriver : that is, command and control from very far afield—are matters for research and doctrinal development.» —“Network-centric warfare” by Arthur K. Cebrowski Military Technology May 1, 2003. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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