Did the Federation have an Army / What did it call ground forces in battle?
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Join Date: Aug 2012
01-03-2013, 09:47 PM
I understand the original vision of starfleet and I know some hate the idea of starfleet marines or infantry or whatever.
But one thing puzzles me, if I am not mistaken in 2409 starfleet is fighting a war on multiple fronts against a lot of factions that specialize in infantry warfare. Klingons are pretty much fighters from the time they learn to walk. The borg are pretty much perfect infantry units, not to mention trouble makes like Hirogen etc. So without a solidified infantry, shouldn't starfleet be losing, or at least on the ropes getting face smashed? I mean one of those factions would have to wise up and see this gaping hole in starfleet's strategy and battles won't stay in space all the time sooner or later they will make landfall.
I don't know maybe I am over thinking.