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by OrigamiGuy
Sat Feb 05, 2005 12:12 am
Forum: Critical Mass
Topic: Just a wild idea... turrets on ships
Replies: 30
Views: 17605

...if the target dropped a mine, you'd have no chance for evasion. All the more reason to have a radius of detonation, rather than just hitting the mine. Your chances of avoiding a mine (in my mind's eye, about half the size of an escape pod) are fairly good in a dogfighting ship. Targets capable o...
by OrigamiGuy
Fri Feb 04, 2005 10:34 am
Forum: Critical Mass
Topic: Just a wild idea... turrets on ships
Replies: 30
Views: 17605

I'm with Sean on this one. Though, the missile lag problem gives rise to another idea: What about stationary space mines? Mines could be on a rear-mounted launcher, and once launched simply decelerate until they're stationary. Once launched, they would explode and cause a lot of damage (say, 30mtons...