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originally posted by: dennisarends
a reply to: OccamsRazor04
i know there is no "air" in space but there are particles.... and the more velocity one gaines the more influence these particles have...... so once the particles start to become our limiting factor instead of our engines.... we need
to remove them from our itended path to gain more speed right?
originally posted by: OccamsRazor04
LM apparently has or believes they soon will have a fusion generator that will fit in a truck, so I imagine it would also fit in a plane, and be able to power some pretty impressive lasers.
originally posted by: babybunnies
Biggest problem is surely size and weight of the power centers needed to power a LASER (yes, it should be capitalized - it's an acronym, not a wordm and yes, it's an "S", never a "Z").
Naval ships have LASERs because they have a nuclear reactor on board capable of generating the massive amounts of power needed for this type of weapon.
Where are you going to put a nuclear reactor on a warplane?