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Re: [GZG] [DS 2] What am I missing?

From: "Roger Books" <roger.books@g...>
Date: Fri, 25 Aug 2006 13:16:10 -0400
Subject: Re: [GZG] [DS 2] What am I missing?

Gzg-l mailing list grav in tanks
is finicky and requires grav tank engineers
to maintain.  All grav tank engineers are officers as it requires
a graduate degree to get into the profession.  Needless to
say grav tanks see limited usage from major powers.

Why have a high maintenance grav tank when you can buy a blower
tank _and_ a STOL aircraft for the same price?	NB I'm not
talking points I'm talking $.


$ always annoyed US keyboards don't have a button for *£.*

On 8/22/06, Glenn Wilson <> wrote:
> Okay after all this time with DS 2 I still don't see
> (except perhaps cost) the 'advantage' of choosing GEV
> mobility.  GRAV doe all terrrain equal or better.  The
> Tracked option does nearly as well as GEV in anything
> but the most 'open' of terrain types and better in
> several.
> After a lot of loking at mobility versus terrain for
> GP (General Purpose) forces I think for low tech CFE
> it's got to be Tracked (and HKP) with Class 1 and 2
> GEV scouts for open terrain;	for HMT it's pretty much
> the same except that MDC weapons become an option for
> light guns and FGEV class 3 "Heavy Recon" and open
> terrain MICVs; for FPG you actually have a choice
> between tracked low cost units and GRAV high cost
> units.
> Even though I have 4 GEV (1 SGEV, 3 predominantly
> FGEV) Battalions I questiuon wht (other then 'cool' or
> background) a military would choose GEV as the
> majority of their mobility type.
> Gracias,
>   Glenn Wilson
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