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Re: [SG2] AGL vs SAW

From: Ryan M Gill <rmgill@m...>
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2003 16:17:16 -0500
Subject: Re: [SG2] AGL vs SAW

At 4:11 PM -0500 10/28/03, FlakMagnet72 wrote:
>Where I would prefer a SAW:
>Close-in terrain where the arming distance of the grenades (or the
>of "friendly fire") precludes using an AGL.
>Mobile operations without mechanized assets.  They're big, heavy, and
>to fire either from a mount or tripod, so they're slow to deploy. 
>you're gonna give the AGL to a power-armored trooper, then he could
keep up
>and still fire snap-shots if that's how your PSB for powered troops

If you've got hover sleds, they'd be more portable. I'm starting to 
think that the light cav doctrine that you get with small ATVs and 
such might give you more heavy weapons in an otherwise light force.

>Missions with a high chance of non-combattants being stuck in the
>It's hard to really _aim_ a grenade.

OCSW is going to be better at point targets. Being able to laser 
range a target, set a detonation distance and fire to get enfilade 
bursts will be fancy and expedient.

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