Re: Gundam Fleet Composition Examples


Lim Jyue (lim_jyue@pacific.net.sg)
Wed, 06 Jan 1999 10:37:44 +0800


At 12:31 1/5/99 -0700, you wrote:
>> Well, my guess is "not any more". anyway, does anyone knows how
>> GP-02's bazooka _REALLY_ works? does it shoots the nuke out, or does it use
>> the nuke to generate a beam? =)
> Snort.
> Who knows, it's anime after all.
>
> My theory is that the GP-02 Bazooka is actually a giant _rail_gun_
>(which explains why it looks the way it does, and why the nuke is shaped
>like that). It requires a massive amount of power and 'kicks' the nuke out
>of the barrel at high speed, which allows the nuke shell to not have to
>carry its own rocket motors and fuel (Safety hazard) and makes it hard to
>intercept or be shot down. This explains a great deal about the way the
>GP-02 seems to operate with its nuke!

        Strange as it seems, as I was reading down your mail, I started
getting the idea that it's just a BIG rail gun... but won't that be kinda
dangerous, since there's a chance of detonating the nuke.. _inside_ the
barrel? =) KABOOM!



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