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RE: DS Unit Question

From: "Bell, Brian K (Contractor)" <Brian.Bell@d...>
Date: Mon, 5 Feb 2001 11:33:04 -0500
Subject: RE: DS Unit Question

Yes, a unit may have different types of units in it. However, it is
not benificial to do so (as they still have to stay in unit intgrity

In your example, it might be better to have the infantry be a seperate
from the VTOLs. If they are a part of the same unit, the VTOLs would be
stuck within 3" of the infantry, and could not "react and go to where
were needed". If seperate units, they could move as you described,
that once outside, the infantry would move and fire seperatly from the

All of this is IMHO, of course.

Brian Bell

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Casquilho, Daniel []
> Sent: Monday, February 05, 2001 11:16 AM
> To:
> Subject:	DS Unit Question
> Hello All, 
> I have read the rules twice through and am now attempting to create a
> "force". I did run into one question, can a "unit" have more then one
> of "element" in it? 
> I was thinking of having a unit with 2 AV6 VTOLS with 1 four men stand
> 1
> two men stand each, and 2 AV9 VTOLS. That would give me a unit with
> troop elements and four VTOL elements. I was thinking the infantry,
> mounted
> inside the two transport VTOL and the two gunship VTOL would use their
> speed
> to "react" and go to where they where needed. If the situation
> then dump the infantry on spot or if need be, hit the problem with
> by"
> type attacks etc.
> Would this work within the rules? 
> Even if it works within the rules would it work as a unit on the
> Should I just keep the troops as their own unit and the VTOLS in their
> units?
> Thanks for your help. 
> Daniel 

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