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Re: SLN Energy Weapon Oddity
Post by cthia   » Thu Mar 08, 2018 8:56 am

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I've never understand how even lackadaisical idiots could miss the advent of laserheads and what it meant to point defense. The Andermani had to be working in close proximity to League ships fighting pirates.

Surely the League had plenty of witnesses that "Something wicked this way has come."

Who adopted laserheads first? I know that Manticore sharpened the beam's focus - the lasing rod. But did they also develop the tech? I don't remember.

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Re: SLN Energy Weapon Oddity
Post by Dauntless   » Thu Mar 08, 2018 9:14 am

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adermani deployed it first. with haven and manticore either bought the specs from them or built their own version soon after.
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Re: SLN Energy Weapon Oddity
Post by cthia   » Thu Mar 08, 2018 9:32 am

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Dauntless wrote:adermani deployed it first. with haven and manticore either bought the specs from them or built their own version soon after.

It would have been very friendly of the Andermani to share such a profound development with Manticore. Seeing as there was no love lost between them. It would also have been stupid at the time, seeing as though it seemed their paths were destined to cross.

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Re: SLN Energy Weapon Oddity
Post by cthia   » Thu Mar 08, 2018 9:50 am

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cthia wrote:
Dauntless wrote:adermani deployed it first. with haven and manticore either bought the specs from them or built their own version soon after.

It would have been very friendly of the Andermani to share such a profound development with Manticore. Seeing as there was no love lost between them. It would also have been stupid at the time, seeing as though it seemed their paths were destined to cross.


Dauntless. You will probably be just as astounded as I am to discover this...

1833 P.D. : The first short series of design tests by Aberu and Harmon for the SLN of what will eventually become known as the 'laser head' ship-killer missile payload.


Surely this can't be right?

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Re: SLN Energy Weapon Oddity
Post by Potato   » Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:01 am

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How about you read In Fire Forged for what the BuNine has written about the laser head before making any proclamations?
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Re: SLN Energy Weapon Oddity
Post by cthia   » Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:02 am

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Potato wrote:How about you read In Fire Forged for what the BuNine has written about the laser head before making any proclamations?

Why can't you post it, is it classified? :roll:

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Re: SLN Energy Weapon Oddity
Post by n7axw   » Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:04 am

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IIRC, the tests did not work out as specified which led the SLN to lose interest with the result that the SLN missed out initially when the laserhead became practical.

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Re: SLN Energy Weapon Oddity
Post by Potato   » Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:07 am

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cthia wrote:
Potato wrote:How about you read In Fire Forged for what the BuNine has written about the laser head before making any proclamations?

Why can't you post it, is it classified? :roll:


Because in all the years I have seen you post, you have shown a stunning inability to do your own damn work. I am not here to enable your continual ignorance of what is plainly written in the text.
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Re: SLN Energy Weapon Oddity
Post by HungryKing   » Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:14 am

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It did happen. The tests ended with the conclusion that the laserhead did not work. It is implied that the tests were both biased against the laserhead and also a correct assessment at the time. Which probably means that the laserhead was ineffective but the SLN was far too focused on burning out sidewalls to notice that the laserhead was capable of firing through them, even if to little effect at the time. Remember the early laserhead's primary advantage was not the fact that it did direct damage but that it had even greater stand off range and could make off axis shots.

cthia wrote:
Dauntless wrote:adermani deployed it first. with haven and manticore either bought the specs from them or built their own version soon after.

It would have been very friendly of the Andermani to share such a profound development with Manticore. Seeing as there was no love lost between them. It would also have been stupid at the time, seeing as though it seemed their paths were destined to cross.

Dauntless. You will probably be just as astounded as I am to discover this...

1833 P.D. : The first short series of design tests by Aberu and Harmon for the SLN of what will eventually become known as the 'laser head' ship-killer missile payload.


Surely this can't be right?
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Re: SLN Energy Weapon Oddity
Post by cthia   » Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:37 am

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cthia wrote:
Potato wrote:How about you read In Fire Forged for what the BuNine has written about the laser head before making any proclamations?

Why can't you post it, is it classified? :roll:
Potato wrote:Because in all the years I have seen you post, you have shown a stunning inability to do your own damn work. I am not here to enable your continual ignorance of what is plainly written in the text.


OMG.

I am also not here to raise some people's children. Textev is oftentimes misremembered, ill-forgotten, miscontrued or just plain missed. If it is true that you don't or didn't want to entertain any inadequacies you may perceive I might have, then why didn't you just abstain from posting? It is easier, and socially accepted, to simply STFU.

"If you don't have anything nice to say..." Our parents always taught us.

It is obvious that you still bear grudges from a past incident when our paths have crossed where your same lack of manners led to your embarrassment. I'm guessing the Eridani Edict thread where the same lack of manners is evident. I can care less for your feelings, since you ask for it. And as far as your lack of manners, I can recommend a few classes. I can even pay for it and the wild hair removal you have up your ass.

Now go crying to Duckk. I'm done overlooking the childish exchanges of "alleged" adults -- and I won't dare blame the parents. I am also very thankful for my parents that none of my "inadequacies" are of the social kind.

Of all "the years you've been on the forum," when are you going to find some manners.

Do note. The lack of a question mark above is intentional. ;)

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