posted on Oct, 13 2011 @ 09:19 AM
reply to post by TheMindWar
Whats gonna be the first move if aliens invade us??
Depends on a lot of factors. Can they get others here quickly? What is their goal?
Those two factors are key. If they can't get here quickly, then they'll need to slowly build their resources up away from our prying eyes (probably
behind Jupiter would be my bet)...
If they want to destroy us, and don't care about the planet, then that would involve different strategies than if they wanted to kill us and preserve
In other words, to really guess at their first move, we'd need more to go on...namely the objective of the invasion...and then, their capabilities.
Sadly, these two things are likely going to be complete unknowns if it ever happened...so we're basically screwed.
As I've mentioned in other threads, it will come down to logistics, just like any other war in our history. If the enemy can hit us, but we can't hit
them...we lose. Simple as that. Just look at Germany in WW2...the Allies won because of logistics.. Germany couldn't touch the factories in the US,
whereas the Allies bombed Germany (and German positions) into rubble over time...destroying their ability to continue making war materiel.
We'd be in the same boat as Germany. Alien factories orbiting in the solar system could crank out more and more weapons, while we couldn't touch
them...while they bomb us into oblivion. And this is even considering if the aliens have the SAME tech we do. If more advanced, then we lose even
The only saving grace, is that we are stubborn and sneaky little bastards...so we'd probably find a way to hit them, as soon as possible. We'd have
to, as our chances would diminish daily....if such an invasion took place.
edit on 13-10-2011 by Gazrok because: (no reason given)