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besilarius

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on: June 02, 2020, 08:28:11 AM
https://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htart/20200602.aspx

The technology of war is changing.  This article asks if large scale use of tanks is a thing of the past.
There will always be opportunities where armored vehicles are the best answer, but in "near peer"war ware new developments making large concentrations of tanks too vulnerable?

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"We've got the torpedo damage temporarily shored up, the fires out and soon will have the ship back on an even keel. But I would suggest, sir, that if you have to take any more torpedoes, you take 'em on the starboard side."   Pops Healy, DCA USS Lexington.


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Reply #1 on: June 29, 2020, 05:25:12 PM

"These things must be done delicately-- or you hurt the spell."  - The Wicked Witch of the West.
"We've got the torpedo damage temporarily shored up, the fires out and soon will have the ship back on an even keel. But I would suggest, sir, that if you have to take any more torpedoes, you take 'em on the starboard side."   Pops Healy, DCA USS Lexington.


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Reply #2 on: July 03, 2020, 08:46:50 AM

"These things must be done delicately-- or you hurt the spell."  - The Wicked Witch of the West.
"We've got the torpedo damage temporarily shored up, the fires out and soon will have the ship back on an even keel. But I would suggest, sir, that if you have to take any more torpedoes, you take 'em on the starboard side."   Pops Healy, DCA USS Lexington.


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Reply #3 on: July 20, 2020, 09:08:34 AM
https://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htada/20200720.aspx

New laser development and testing.
Can phasers be far away?

"These things must be done delicately-- or you hurt the spell."  - The Wicked Witch of the West.
"We've got the torpedo damage temporarily shored up, the fires out and soon will have the ship back on an even keel. But I would suggest, sir, that if you have to take any more torpedoes, you take 'em on the starboard side."   Pops Healy, DCA USS Lexington.


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Reply #4 on: July 20, 2020, 09:36:49 AM
Can phasers be far away?

Actually, yes. Phase-pistols were used until around 2160. It wasn't until after then that phasers were introduced.  :P

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Reply #5 on: July 20, 2020, 11:02:37 AM
https://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htada/20200720.aspx

New laser development and testing.
Can phasers be far away?

I'm on a review right now for one of these systems.

I started my career on high-energy chemical lasers back when Reagan was president.  Fiber lasers are a step forward since then, but there is a lot of dirty engineering that still needs to get done, and a lot of operational details that need to be taken into account. 

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Reply #6 on: July 20, 2020, 11:37:00 AM
I'm on a review right now for one of these systems.

so, uh....   any related stock tips you wanna share?   :whistle:

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