Re: OFFICIAL - GZG: Vacuum and zero/low gravity combatâ¦?
From: Roger Bell_West <roger@f...>
Date: Tue, 2 Feb 2016 13:37:21 +0000
Subject: Re: OFFICIAL - GZG: Vacuum and zero/low gravity combatâ¦?
On Tue, Feb 02, 2016 at 08:15:20AM -0500, andrew apter wrote:
>Even a bow and arrow will have extended range without atmosphere or
"So now, armored against vacuum, our bowmen made that famous raid
called the Battle of the Meteors. Cloth-yard shafts pierced many a
Wersgor spacesuit without fire-flash or magnetic force-pulse to give
away a man's position."
>Clouds of Chaff will hang around for awhile
>and don't forget about using high energy particle beams.
Neutral particle beams, because charged ones bloom too much. This is
exactly the opposite of what you want in atmosphere (where the charge
helps hold the beam together against atmospheric interference),
another reason to have dedicated space troops with special equipment.