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Old 2008-04-22, 00:01   Link #227
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Originally Posted by 4Tran View Post
It's not really a question of weapon payload; it's that aircraft aren't particularly good at spotting and hitting moving ground targets unless they're either very low-flying or have long loiter times, preferably both. In the latter case, they become extremely vulnerable to ground fire. It's pretty much the historical reason why enemy ground forces have to be defeated by other ground forces.
Thats what Specter gunships are for. They can attack from high altitudes and mathimatically plot a course to keep a steady stream of fire on targets.
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