Re: Gundam Fleet Composition Examples

Prabal Nandy (nandy@U.Arizona.EDU)
Tue, 5 Jan 1999 21:46:25 -0700 (MST)

> > 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
> 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

  Nah, probably not at all. The heavy accelleration caused by the
rail-cannon is nothing compared to the detonation of the nuke internally.
Remember that nukes in RL today are designed to handle monstrous
accellerations at launch and during re-entry (ICBMs and MIRVs for
example), and I hardly think that the GP-02A 'zook produces that much more



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