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Old 2006-04-20, 15:38   Link #90
Not Enough Sleep
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: R'lyeh
Age: 42
Originally Posted by NightbatŪ
Sure, a 2 year old can go around a mine, a skilled pilot can go around a 100 mines
but how many fleets actually can go around 100.000 mines loaded with detection/contactsensors
and linked with eachother to blow around the first triggered mine

Wanna go through there with "stealth"? it better not hit one of them, because it would be toast
so maybe you could get a few spies in
but a ship/force large enough to take on/out a planet?

So you wanna blast your way through a minefield?
Great, at least I'll know your coming and be ready to throw everything at you
including the kitchen sink

Or do you guys think it's a coincedence that 100000 tonnes of spacegarbage just happens
to put a hole in your field?

"Gee wizz Joe, 20 just went off again, that makes 500 now, must be nothing huh?"

WWII had minefields still taking out ships years after the war ended
Iraq had radar,......
100,000 is a lot of mines but in the vastness of space, 100,000 is nothing. For a minefoeld to effective you need enough mines to cover all the space surrounding your planet and that would effectvely cut your planet form the rest of space.
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