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The objective of the information presented is to spotlight those problem areas concerning the philosophy of electrical grounds or grounding. Material presented is based on: 1) missile testing and launch problems at the Atlantic Missile Range, and 2) personal studies, experiences, and observations of the author. The lack of a good grounding philosophy is evident from the material presented. The need for more attention to grounding needs during Basic System Design is emphasized. Some of the problems and factors involved are listed in the conclusions. Also, some recommendations for corrective improvement are offered.