WooJin Lee (email@example.com)
Sat, 2 Jan 1999 11:33:47 -0500
From: Prabal Nandy <nandy@U.Arizona.EDU>
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Date: Saturday, January 02, 1999 10:18 AM
Subject: Re: What I've learned from Giren's Greed...
>> > Neat touch! We don't even always see this in the anime, but it really
>> >helps to answer the whole "Why do the Feds even BOTHER with cap-ships"
>> Although it still doesn't explain why they're still knocking out
>> ships that can't carry MS... ^_^
>> (the explanation according to the 0083 film comics is that Fed
>> High Command is very traditionally minded... )
> Heh heh!
> But one could _equally_ ask why the RL US bothers putting out anything
> Obviously one must not have a navy of just carriers, even though
>aircraft would certainly play a major role in any major battle. But
>long-term long-range support and patrol and other tasks like that will
>always need Patrol Boats, Destroyers, Cruisers and other ships, tasks that
>you don't want to commit your expensive, huge, and maintenance intensive
Well, in the game, the Cap ships that cant carry Ms are still useful for
support fire on the enemy cap ships, the range of a cap ship is about 2-5
hexes, while an MS is 0-3 so ithey can be very useful....
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