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From: "Ryan M. Gill" <monty@a...>
Date: Mon, 3 Nov 1997 18:27:14 -0500 (EST)
Subject: RE: DSII: APSW

On Tue, 4 Nov 1997, Glover, Owen wrote:

> So all up the SAW has an advantage in the To Hit Roll, the RFAC has an
> advantage in the Ranges and the SAW has better chance of causing
> casualties. I'd rather fire the SAW at infantry in most cases. The
> is better if the vehicle becomes suppressed of course since you can't
> fire an external mount SAW in that case.

Thats interesting considering that in modern times RFACS end up being 
much more effective at killing infantry given that they have a much 
higher rate of fire and larger (read explosive) rounds. In the case of 
the Anti Aircraft Artillery used in groundfire mode, they should be even

more effective...

There is currently a thread about this in sci.military.moderated.
The Israelis used PIVADS in an anti sniper mode in lebananon. The 20mm 
vulcan would fill the area where the sniper fired from with lead. The 
Russians used the ZSU Shilkas with the radar systems yanked in Chechniya

and Afganistan to engage infantry firing from the heights and from 
buildings. They yanked the fire control radar to make room for more 

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