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We tend to keep our aircraft parked quite far from harms way and well defended. Always have.
Your planes can never be attacked together and your enemy can not determine your exact disposition.
And that system requires less maintenance? How so?
Now you need a city to service fleets and house personnel.
Arial refueling offers many opportunities.
Your aircrafts range suddenly becomes a little more arbitrary.
originally posted by: tadaman
a reply to: Phage
All missiles launch at 20 Gs?
How do astronauts survive the trip up?
We tend to keep our aircraft parked quite far from harms way