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29th Oct '17 4:21:09 AM SCE2AUX
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*** When a minesweeper isn't available, surface ships will do their own sweeping - main weapon being a sailor armed with a .30-06
18th Oct '17 12:36:22 PM FireCrawler2002
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* This is the main reason flamethrowers fell out of favor after the Vietnam War with the introduction of conventional incendiary and thermobaric grenades and rockets. The flames of a flamethrower have a much shorter range than incendiary ammunition, the weapon is heavy and puts a huge target on the wearer's back, and the weapon tends to be inefficient and dangerous to both it's user and his teammates.
7th Oct '17 6:03:40 PM FireCrawler2002
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* This is the main reason flamethrowers fell out of favor after the Vietnam War with the introduction of conventional incendiary rounds, grenades and rockets. The flames of a flamethrower have a much shorter range than incendiary ammunition, the weapon is heavy and puts a huge target on the wearer's back, and the weapon tends to be inefficient and dangerous to both it's user and his teammates in addition to the enemy.

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* This is the main reason flamethrowers fell out of favor after the Vietnam War with the introduction of conventional incendiary rounds, and thermobaric grenades and rockets. The flames of a flamethrower have a much shorter range than incendiary ammunition, the weapon is heavy and puts a huge target on the wearer's back, and the weapon tends to be inefficient and dangerous to both it's user and his teammates in addition to the enemy.teammates.
7th Oct '17 6:01:48 PM FireCrawler2002
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* This is the main reason flamethrowers fell out of favor after the Vietnam War with the introduction of conventional incendiary rounds, grenades and rockets besides the Geneva Convention. The flames of a flamethrower have a much shorter range than incendiary ammunition, the weapon is heavy and puts a huge target on the wearer's back, and incendiary ammunition tends to be less dangerous to it's user and his teammates than a flamethrower.

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* This is the main reason flamethrowers fell out of favor after the Vietnam War with the introduction of conventional incendiary rounds, grenades and rockets besides the Geneva Convention. rockets. The flames of a flamethrower have a much shorter range than incendiary ammunition, the weapon is heavy and puts a huge target on the wearer's back, and incendiary ammunition the weapon tends to be less inefficient and dangerous to both it's user and his teammates than a flamethrower.in addition to the enemy.
25th Sep '17 11:41:27 AM FireCrawler2002
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* This is the main reason flamethrowers fell out of favor after the Vietnam War with the introduction of conventional incendiary rounds, grenades and rockets besides the Geneva Convention. The flames of a flamethrower have a much shorter range than incendiary ammunition, the weapon is heavy and puts a huge target on the wearer's back, and incendiary ammunition tends to be less dangerous it's user and his teammates than a flamethrower.

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* This is the main reason flamethrowers fell out of favor after the Vietnam War with the introduction of conventional incendiary rounds, grenades and rockets besides the Geneva Convention. The flames of a flamethrower have a much shorter range than incendiary ammunition, the weapon is heavy and puts a huge target on the wearer's back, and incendiary ammunition tends to be less dangerous to it's user and his teammates than a flamethrower.
25th Sep '17 11:40:43 AM FireCrawler2002
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* This is the main reason flamethrowers fell out of favor after the Vietnam War with the introduction of conventional incendiary rounds, grenades and rockets besides the Geneva Convention. The flames of a flamethrower have a much shorter range than incendiary ammunition, the weapon is heavy and puts a huge target on the wearer's back, and incendiary ammunition tends to be less dangerous it's user and his teammates than a flamethrower.
12th Aug '17 4:37:37 PM Linda58
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* In ''Film/StarTrekFirstContact'', Picard lures a couple of Borg drones into the Holodeck, and shoots them with a tommy gun (though whether or not a Holodeck tommy gun with the safeties off is a real gun or merely a forcefield simulation of one is up for debate because the evidence is inconsistent and points both ways), while Worf manages to slice the arm off of one drone during the space scene.

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* In ''Film/StarTrekFirstContact'', Picard lures a couple of Borg drones into the Holodeck, and shoots them with a tommy gun (though whether or not a Holodeck tommy gun with the safeties off is a real gun or merely a forcefield simulation of one is up for debate because the evidence is inconsistent and points both ways), while Worf manages to slice ways. Though notably, he only kills two drones with it, and the arm off number of one drones you can kill with a phaser before they adapt is about three.). The idea of physical objects being useful against them is supported in the visual effect of the Borg adapting to weapons fire. The series had what looked like an actual shield pop up and the phaser shot doing no damage. Starting with this movie the phaser blast seems to be dissipated into the full body of the drone, which suggests that it isn't a personal shield but the actual body armor of the drone during allowing it to absorb energy. This makes projectile weapons logical.
** Data kills multiple Drones with his bare hands, and Worf kills some by [[PistolWhip smashing them with his gun]] or with a knife. However, they are both extremely strong which seems to make
the space scene.difference. The one human RedShirt that attempts to Phaser-butt a drone gets his ass handed to him in short order (Though worth noting, he hit the drone in the chest whereas Worf went for the neck/head, which may make the difference) . Another officer balks at the idea of hand-to-hand combat, clearly aware that such an attempt would fail horribly. Unless you can shut down the drone in one hit, you have no real chance in a prolonged fight; they're super-strong zombies with assimilation tubes, and if they grab you, you join them.
9th Aug '17 10:06:13 AM pvsage
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* The Espada of ''{{Franchise/Bleach}}'' fire projectiles of spiritual energy called Bala. While not as powerful as the Cero energy blasts fired by all Hollows, Balas are 20 times faster and can be fired in rapid succession.
9th Aug '17 9:08:00 AM pvsage
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* The energy of a kinetic warhead impacting with the velocities attained by intercontinental ballistic missiles exceeds that released by any conventional explosive of the same mass; the molecular bonds of the projectile itself are ripped apart in such a high energy impact, and the bonds between atoms in a kilogram of an inert iron slug contain more energy than detonating a similar mass of PETN or RDX. Because of this, all ICBMs are either kinetic energy weapons or nukes. And yes, the kinetic missiles [[EverythingMakesAMushroom produce mushroom clouds]] on impact.

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* The energy of a kinetic warhead impacting with the velocities attained by intercontinental ballistic missiles exceeds that released by any conventional explosive of the same mass; the molecular bonds of the projectile itself are ripped apart in such a high energy impact, and the bonds between atoms in a kilogram of an inert iron slug contain more energy than detonating a similar mass of PETN or RDX. Because of this, all ICBMs [=ICBMs=] are either kinetic energy weapons or nukes. And yes, the kinetic missiles [[EverythingMakesAMushroom produce mushroom clouds]] on impact.
9th Aug '17 9:07:25 AM pvsage
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* The energy of a kinetic warhead impacting with the velocities attained by intercontinental ballistic missiles exceeds that released by any conventional explosive of the same mass; the warhead itself is vaporized by the force of impact. Because of this, all ballistic missiles are either kinetic energy weapons or nukes. And yes, the kinetic missiles [[EverythingMakesAMushroom produce mushroom clouds]] on impact.

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* The energy of a kinetic warhead impacting with the velocities attained by intercontinental ballistic missiles exceeds that released by any conventional explosive of the same mass; the warhead molecular bonds of the projectile itself is vaporized by are ripped apart in such a high energy impact, and the force bonds between atoms in a kilogram of impact. an inert iron slug contain more energy than detonating a similar mass of PETN or RDX. Because of this, all ballistic missiles ICBMs are either kinetic energy weapons or nukes. And yes, the kinetic missiles [[EverythingMakesAMushroom produce mushroom clouds]] on impact.
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