Re: Transports and MS

Lim Jyue (
Thu, 14 Jan 1999 10:06:06 +0800

At 01:02 1/13/99 EST, you wrote:
>(tries to imagine a kamikaze squad of Columbus-class charging into battle) :)

        Not many left after the charge is completed, I wager. =)

>Well, assuming an acceleration of round about 1G, it would take the MS roughly
>30 seconds to reach Mach 1. I suppose it depends how far behind - if the
>transports were 50 km behind the line, that would mean 100 seconds for an MS
>to reach battle, arriving at roughly Mach 3, which is probably about right -
>and another 100 seconds to slow down enough to actually fight something :)

        Of course, they can coast to the zone after they hit Mach 2. =)

Lim Jyue
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