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Re: APC additions

From: Ludo Toen <Ludo.Toen@p...>
Date: Sat, 2 Nov 1996 03:03:11 -0500
Subject: Re: APC additions

Joe A. Troche wrote:
> At 11:45 AM 11/1/96 +0100, you wrote:
> >Hello:
> >
> >>	     I still need to consider a couple of other things:
> >>	     1.  Should this system effect submuntion packs and

> How dense is this ablative cloud anyway?  Can anything smaller than a
> Cruiser class vessel pass through it? ;)
> Normal (20th Century) chaff (not ablative foam propellant) confuses
> and heat seeking missiles.

Heat seeking missiles are in no way affected by chaff, flares on the
other hand

>  It don't stop 20mm or even small arms - except
> for a fortuitous ricochet.

atmospheric projectiles travel way to slow, in space at a % of c (light
speed) striking a small pellet or whatever will cause damage
> I don't think APC should effect solid projectiles except missles and
> only if it includes some "regular" chaff in addition to the ablative
> Joe

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