Range is riduclous
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Join Date: Dec 2007
01-30-2010, 03:41 PM
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My rifle can't shoot the whole length of a corridor. In a control room it,s limited to abut 3/4 of the width, exactly the same distance I can throw a grenade. Come on rifle range needs to be doubled and who in there right mind is going to throw a grenade underhabd.
Dude, did you know there have been advancements in Star Trek technology? Both the Federation and the Klingons have improved isolinear (insert Star Trek Babble here) ECM technology. ECM stands for, Electronic countermeasures (ECM) are a subsection of electronic warfare which includes any sort of electrical or electronic device designed to trick or deceive radar, sonar, or other detection systems like IR (infrared) and Laser. It may be used both offensively or defensively in any method to deny targeting information to an enemy. The system may make many separate targets appear to the enemy, or make the real target appear to disappear or move about randomly. It is used effectively to protect aircraft from guided missiles. Most air forces use ECM to protect their aircraft from attack. That is also true for military ships and recently on some advanced tanks to fool laser/IR guided missiles. It is frequently coupled with stealth advances so that the ECM system has an easier job. Offensive ECM often takes the form of jamming.
However, the advancement of bi-linear (insert Star Trek techno babble here)Electronic counter-countermeasures (ECCM) is a part of electronic warfare which includes a variety of practices which attempt to reduce or eliminate the effect of electronic countermeasures (ECM) on electronic sensors aboard vehicles, ships and aircraft and weapons such as missiles, this ECCM technology has lagged behind. As a result, starships can evade fire for upto 10km and ground forces can evade fire a bit further, since starships have greater electronics and thus a greater ECM technology. Even the Vulcans have noted that the range of weapons seem to be growing smaller in the face of superior ECM technology. So say we all.