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Re: Mines

From: Fred and Evelyn Wolke <thewolkes@e...>
Date: Mon, 16 Aug 1999 06:22:34 -0400
Subject: Re: Mines

At 09:31 AM 8/16/99 +0100, you wrote:
>If mines are detonation lasers they might ignore shields - remember
>beams are asumed to be particle beams.
>However that is just nit-picking. Though it does make mines nastier, a
>beam that ignores screens.
>I rather like the captor mine style. The mine fires a missile at the
>Maybe there is room for both, but that leads to a SFB style book

There are speculative designs out there for nuclear warheads that have
something of a 'shaped charge'.  Originally envisioned for taking out
hardened sites like missile silos, they might be useful in space, too.


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