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Re: An SI in the Concordat - GhostRider's Revenants Rev.2
« Reply #210 on: 11 June 2020, 18:03:13 »
If anything, the Sniper Rifles are MORE effective than the Blazer in 3025.  Seriously... quadrupling (at a minimum) the range of infantry with only a minor decrement to damage (with no mobility penalty) makes them VASTLY more effective.

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Re: An SI in the Concordat - GhostRider's Revenants Rev.2
« Reply #211 on: 11 June 2020, 23:51:04 »
you are pushing the sniper rifles now as much as the Blazer for Mechs   8)

nah now he wants ER Sniper Blazers both man and mech sized
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« Reply #212 on: 12 June 2020, 05:01:46 »
That's what Artillery Cannons are for...  :D

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« Reply #213 on: 12 June 2020, 05:28:50 »
Pleaseeee... Militia been militia, they get cheap SMGs and assault rifles, locally (Mechdur) mass-produced. If they are lucky they get portable SRM2, mostly the Inferno variant. Regular units get all the nice toys, militia not so much. Much less in a poor realm like the Aurigan Reach.

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Re: An SI in the Concordat - GhostRider's Revenants Rev.2
« Reply #214 on: 12 June 2020, 13:40:34 »
nah now he wants ER Sniper Blazers both man and mech sized

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Re: An SI in the Concordat - GhostRider's Revenants Rev.2
« Reply #215 on: 12 June 2020, 15:12:14 »
how about medium blasers just for starters

less heat and less tonnage than the standard size blazers (for mechs)

and just to be cheeky how about Battle Armor sized Blasers heh  ^-^

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« Reply #216 on: 12 June 2020, 16:54:17 »
I did in fact look at other sized Blazers over the years... even *I* decided they weren't worth sharing...  ^-^

And seriously, those *extremely* common Taurian Sniper Rifles are TOTATLLY worth inserting into your infantry squads!  :thumbsup:

Even more seriously: literally multiplying the range of your infantry units is totally worth one or two points of damage per squad...  8)

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Re: An SI in the Concordat - GhostRider's Revenants Rev.2
« Reply #217 on: 15 June 2020, 02:33:25 »
Three weeks later, a military convoy arrived at Coromodir. It was carrying the 5th Taurian Guard Regiment, an extra ASF squadron and was escorted by the TCS New Vandenberg, a Vincent class warship.
Comptroller Jacob Ponce at the reception with the ruling family not only handed over his orders, which were to help defend the system until Kamea's forces are reorganized, but also a personal missive from Thomas to Kamea and Jean-Luc, of which he knew nothing (according to him)
'Kamea, Jean-Luc, I'm very disappointed with both of you. What were you thinking, when you  decided to accept Hanse Davion's contract? Did you ever think about the consequences of provoking someone like Romano Liao? Or did you just look at the money, unable to  see anything else? I do hope it will be a lesson For you. Hanse, without losing a single soldier, destroyed two elite Capellan units, had the CCAF occupied for months, and you paid the bill, even worse, your people paid it. Frankly, I expected more from both of you. Start thinking about the implications of your actions if you want to survive in these dangerous times.’
After reading the message, Kamea took a deep breath and turned to Jean-Luc. 'Thomas is right, your decision to accept the contract was stupid and I did not act better by agreeing with you. You'll spend a few nights on the couch to learn and I want to see you and your companies very visible helping the reconstruction of Cordia City.’
I still thought about asking why only I would be punished, but a look on Kamea's face silenced me just in time. I was glad the couch was comfortable…
What was hard to swallow was that both Thomas and Kamea were right. I had not thought beyond the contract, I had never realized that Romano could react as she did, although I knew she was vindictive to say the least. And the consequences of my mistake had been paid for by the people of Cordia City.
By December, the full-scale conflict had ended, leaving only a few systems challenged. The result had been somewhat better for the Federated Commonwealth that I remembered as they had won 11 systems and only lost 2. The incursions of the CCAF and of the FWLM had not succeeded in capturing any system, being neutralized by the use of mercenaries by the AFFC.

With the return of the Revenants and their staying for now in Coromodir and a replacement BattleSat also arriving, that needed to be moved from its defensive location, because no ‘free’ one is available at the moment in the Concordat, the 5th Taurian Guard and the New Vandenberg returned to the Concordat, leaving only the ASF squadron to provide support. Several Industrial ’Mechs had arrived from New Vandenberg, greatly helping with the efforts in Cordia City and as requested they bore my marks/colours.
The Revenants had suffered very few losses, mostly because the worlds they hit with few exceptions only had Home Guard units and even those with more units had no more than a company of ’Mechs, none of them upgraded or modernized. After all, the objective was to distract CCAF forces, not to engage front-line units. In that, it was a success.  They had good intel on the targets, courtesy of the combined efforts of the MIIO, DMI, TMI, and MIM, and so the planets had been hit hard and fast with them quickly moving to their next target and never staying more than the minimal necessary time on each system.
The wreckage of the different units that had fought on Coromodir had allowed a company of ‘Mechs to be rebuilt. Meanwhile 6 Dragonfly M2 had been 'offered' by Thomas as well as a company of ‘Mechs, leftovers that had been replaced by Royal level ones,  to help rebuild the defenses. From the Reach factories in Mechdur and Detroit enough Mechs arrive to help rebuild the Royal Guards to they former strength.
Repairing Kamea’s ‘Mech had been easy as it was a model under  production on New Vandenberg, which meant easy access to plenty of parts. Mine, on the other hand, was an unique one, with the parts needed to be custom made. Because of that only in February of 3040 was it fully operational again. I took the opportunity of that repair to upgrade the ER PPC to the  enhanced version we had developed.
By the end of December 3039, the modernization of the production lines in New Vandenberg had been completed, including the Marauder II line. Not only did they produce Royal class ‘Mechs, but the quantity produced was equal to Star League best. The VMI facilities in New Vandenberg  were probably the most modern of the Inner Sphere and Periphery - except that is for some on Earth.
Talks with the Magistracy led to the Dragonfly M2 to be also produced in Mechdur and Detroit, in exchange for a discount price for the MAF, basically selling them at production cost plus transport. This last move finally provided the Reach with an in-house source of ASFs. The production lines were to be operational by mid 3042 at earliest.
The fact that both Kamea and I took part in the defense of Cordia City and that I was later quite visible in the reconstruction of the city as well as elements of my companies made us quite popular, cementing our rule.
With about half of Royal Guard pilots dead and most of the rest gravely wounded, it was difficult to rebuild the unit. On the one hand, as soon as the “veterans” came back from the hospital, we gave them a ‘Mech (one of the only luxury of having more BattleMechs than ‘MechWarriors). On the other hand, the recruitment of new elements was time-consuming, with the amount of security checks and the necessary indoctrination that an unit of this type required. It was not before mid 3040 that the unit was at full strength again.
All the embassies present in Cordia City had all reported back the use of the BattleSat, and so, they all started crash programs to replicate the design, the militaries being quick to understand the value of such a cheap unit.
The Concordat was keeping ahead with a more capable version having been studied, the BattleSat II,  which was bigger at 3.500 tons with better armor and with 6 Arrow IV AAM/SAM and 12 AMS. The ‘problem’ was its cost, the triple of the original model, and so, only a few are ordered.
A modernized version of the Tigress started production in 3038 in the Concordat. With advanced weapons, the big advantage was that because of its bigger platform, it could  carry up to 6 Arrow IV AAM or 3 Alamos, turning it into a very nasty surprise for anyone trying to invade a  system defended by some of them.
After losing two elite units in the Reach and not obtaining any results in the raids against the Federated Commonwealth, the Capellan Confederation took the only road available with an ambitious plan of upgrading and expanding the CCAF, at the cost of almost everything else.

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Re: An SI in the Concordat - GhostRider's Revenants Rev.2
« Reply #218 on: 15 June 2020, 04:28:56 »
With the trouble recruiting for the royal guard, what about sending students to the Ecole Militaire in the TC.
A long term strategy but would pay off in the end. :thumbsup:
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Re: An SI in the Concordat - GhostRider's Revenants Rev.2
« Reply #219 on: 15 June 2020, 04:48:01 »
The trouble is not because they have few Mechwarriors - is because the psychological profile that is required for a unit like that one - a pretorian unit is supposed, and indeed do it during the Liao raid, put themselves between the rulers and the enemy units. Not everybody fits the profile. Also need to be fanatically loyal to the regent family - somehow someone from the Concordat don't do that little bit.

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« Reply #220 on: 15 June 2020, 05:47:09 »
I thought Romano was getting back at the Reach for the worlds they took, not the raiding contract.  To me, it looks like just a little of the old Taurian paranoia seeping through...

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« Reply #221 on: 15 June 2020, 05:57:16 »
The Reach took only one world - Ward.
Romano, already furious at the Reach because of that, decided to teach them a lesson because of the raid. Is just the last drop. She doesn't respect the REach at all, considers then - with some reason - the lowest, upstart, of the Perephery 'nations'.

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« Reply #222 on: 15 June 2020, 13:03:10 »
Frankly, I don't like this version of a story. The Calderons are arrogant condescending pricks. Jean-Luc is a spineless wimp who gives shit away left and right and sold his company and merc unit out to the Taurians rather than maintaining separation. 

Jean-Luc had his Mercenary unit contracted out. So ****** what. It is part of the business. Jean-Luc has lost all agency and is no better then the Big MAC. A Beaten Dog. The Merc unit is his. Not Kamea's. Not Edward's. They like it well enough when he shills s*** out to them for free, but maintaining the independence and fighting edge of his unit is stupid? What was stupid was not beefing up defenses. Oh, wait. He sold or gave away all the mechs and ASF he could have used to expand to the TC and AR. It feels like he is being used.

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« Reply #223 on: 15 June 2020, 14:03:07 »
Jean-Luc is a Taurian and married with Kamea, a ruler of a nation that includes 26 star systems. Has the interests of both nations to consider.
Also, is a noble in both nations, governor of New Vandenberg, one of the most industrialized/rich systems of the Concordat, CEO of one of the most advanced companies in the Periphery, and father of three children. Also the owner of a mercenary force - not the current military commander. The defenses of the concordat are strong, the Reach is much poorer, do what can. The Revenants are one of the strongest units in the Periphery.
Not bad for a spineless wimp that is being used.
But is impossible to satisfy everyone, feel free do dislike.

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« Reply #224 on: 15 June 2020, 16:05:16 »
Like the story the TC is one of my favorite factions, and way to under utilized. Looking forward to when Com* has their of moments...lol

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« Reply #225 on: 15 June 2020, 16:16:30 »
Honestly, I think ComStar DID just "have a moment"... it probably only took a whispered word in Romano's ear...

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« Reply #226 on: 23 June 2020, 03:41:12 »
quick few questions

1) what are the far lookers doing in this version ?
2) will edward live to take the throne ?
3) will the pirate haven cluster and region surrounding be colonized ?
4) what are grover shraplen and boris tharn (paranoid anti-davion pricks of the 1st degree  :P) upto ?

hope you'll indulge these flights of fancy

great work so far !!!
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« Reply #227 on: 23 June 2020, 04:01:36 »
1 - Busy in the new colonies of the Concordat - see above
2 - so far, yes
3 - Already done, one of the first missions of the Revenants for the Concordat as been 'cleaning' that area, that cluster is right now where the effort of the far lookers is concentrated. see chapter 19 / #44
4 - Grover as been removed long ago, during the incident with the Capellans (?) strike at Bolthole. see chapter 27 / #58

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Re: An SI in the Concordat - GhostRider's Revenants Rev.2
« Reply #228 on: 01 July 2020, 16:05:31 »
In March 3041 I was called to Taurus for a meeting. It had to be for urgent reasons, as a Command Circuit was provided.
Among the presents with Thomas and Edward were also several ministers, including the head of the Exchequer and the ones responsible for the TMI and TDF. This meant serious business.
‘A week ago, the Federated Commonwealth announced the existence of a network of HPGs connecting not only New Avalon to Tarkad, but also to all the March and District capitals. At the same time they presented several WarShips more precisely one Davion Block II Destroyer and two Mako Corvettes'. Started Jennifer Lalande, a middle age brunette, Minister of Interior and head of the TMI.
Looking at the data provided, I gave my own conclusions without being requested to but since I was the local expert, I knew it didn’t matter ‘Probably, old ships recovered, not new production. In terms of firepower, we still have an advantage. Do we know the reasons for such announcement?’
‘Officially, no' replied Edward 'but it seems that ComStar found out about the existence of the network and its size and called all the main Precentors to Hilton Head for consultations just before it was made.’
'In response ,the Combine stated that the DCA had reactivated several Narukami class Destroyers, numbers unknown. So we have an imminent communications crisis and several states introducing WarShips' concluded Thomas.
‘I wouldn't put much trust in the news from the Combine, the information that I have is that it would be almost impossible to make the Narukamis operational’ was my response after digesting the news. 'On the other hand, I don't think ComStar reaction to the public announcement of a competing HPG network is going to be pleasant.’
‘Ummmm, I don't know, in the case of our Vincent, a lot of people also thought it wouldn't be possible to make it operational and there it is' countered Edward 'It remains to be seen how many more WarShips thought to be irrecoverable are out there and in which hands. I think it's only a matter of time before we see new constructions, don't you think Jean-Luc?'.
'Well, you and your father here have access to more information than I do, but from what I know of Bolthole, it's harder than it looks to build a new WarShip, and repairing one depends on the state of the ship and the available resources' was my answer. ‘By the way, if I may ask, how's our naval program doing?’
This time it was Richard Muller, the head of TDF, who replied 'The design of the new upgraded Concordat class is finished, but not all the needed production units are operational. The best estimates put the start of the construction of the first one around 3045, if more delays don’t appear. It has been a bottomless pit in our budget, but as we have seen, with other nations suddenly showing WarShips again, the project is more than justified and since we only retrofitted and improved an existing design it is still cheaper than building everything from the ground up.'

'Just out of curiosity, and to help our budget, do we plan to sell HPG technology to the Combine? I bet they would pay well for that,' asked Lorie Fournier, the Minister of the Exchequer, with a calculating look.
'No. Although we could undoubtedly extract a good sum of it, the risks are too great for both ComStar and the Federated Commonwealth being very upset' replied Thomas with some regret in his voice. ‘And we have another potential problem: the CCAF has been rebuilding much faster than expected. We need to move more forces to their border.’
‘Let me guess, they suddenly have several regiments of ‘Mechs, models that they never built before and all SLDF related, right?’ I asked in a calm voice.
‘How would you know that?’ asked a stunned Jennifer Lalande, ‘we only had this intel a few days ago.’
‘Just look at all the new ’Mechs ,the DCMS also showed during they recent war with the Federated Commonwealth. The information shared by the Fedcom intelligence shows that the ones they captured were produced during the Star League times and were not newly produced. Care to guess who also uses these ’Mechs and has also a force mostly composed of ex-SLDF hardware?’ I asked her back in a bored tone.
‘The ComGuards… of ComStar.’ she said after a stunned silence.’Are you saying that ComStar is providing both the Combine and the Capellans with several regiments of ‘Mechs? And for what reason?’
‘To maintain the equilibrium of forces, of course. Just out of curiosity, how big you think the ComGuards are?’  I replied.
‘Difficult to say, they deploy forces in small groups all over the Inner Sphere and Periphery, protecting their HPGs.  Starting with the forces they deployed both in the Concordat and the Reach, and with the information shared by the MIM and MIIO, and extrapolating for the other nations, I can give you a number between 25 and 50 ‘Mech regiments supplemented by several hundred of infantry and mechanized ones.’
‘So, a force stronger than the TDF by a wide margin. And about their fleet? I know about they Explorer Corps and they also have several transport JumpShips and DropShips.’
‘Again no official number. They move the ComGuards using their ships, and because the unis are moved over short periods of time, I can only assume it‘s huge, but no hard numbers. They have also bought several regiment sized orders of vehicles from the Magistracy to supplement their forces, helping greatly the economy of that nation, and showing that they have a big military budget.’ concluded Jennifer.
‘So, they are rich, have a strong ‘civilian’ navy and an army bigger than all the Periphery nations combined. The only missing info on their strength is how many WarShips they could have. From what I could gather in the different databases I looked at, they have at least the shipyard on Sol, I think it was called Titan Yards and was perhaps of military grade at least during the Star League. We need to know that. It is hard to believe they wouldn’t have any.’ was Thomas conclusion.‘With the very tense situation between the Federated Commonwealth and Comstar, I think it would be useful for us to know the respective strengths of these potential opponents, just in case. We already have a roughly understanding of the might of the AFFC, we need to know how powerful the ComGuards are. On paper at least.’

After a few seconds, Thomas looked at Edward, and after that, ordered Jennifer to do just that. And returning to Muller ’What are our preparations in case of ComStar forcing a Global Interdiction or only on us?’
‘We have already constructed the local infrastructures for the planned HPG first priority network, we only need to assemble said HPGs.  All of them are also marked to receive a ground based Naval Laser fort to help defend them, but for now any further progression is awaiting more funds and the order will only be sent if the situation further deteriorates.’ said Muller.
‘Funds approved, I don’t like the actual situation’, said Thomas, while Fournier wincing visibly. ‘Also make plans to take control of the Comstar installations and capture their personnel, if they take action against us, just in case. With the end of their monopoly in HPGs nobody knows how they are going to react, and the actual Primus is not known for taking extreme measures.’
Having ended with the Comstar contingencies, Thomas continued ‘How are the new ‘Mechs models doing? The light and medium ones you promised us to replace the not upgraded Toro and Taurus?’
‘Well, several companies have send us prototypes for evaluation, including yours Jean-Luc,’ answered Muller, ‘care to fill the details?’
‘The new Toro II is basically an improved Wolfhound, with Jump Jets. The Talos II is also an energy only ‘Mech with good protection. Both are ready for production, they just need the evaluation of the TDF and your go-ahead. With these models, all our light and medium lines are modernized and also important, the need for ammo is much reduced.’
‘And the new military DropShips?’ asked Richard Muller again.
‘Well, VMI has already started the production of both the Union CV and PW. The prototype of the Assault variant, that uses a reinforced frame, double armor and fuel and the SLDF Pentagon weapons suit is to do its maiden flight in two months. What TTI is producing or developing you need to ask them, not me.’
‘And how is the shipyard on the Reach developing?’  asked Edward.
‘We just started building the Germanium processing unit. If everything keeps on track, we can start building Invaders by 3046.’ was my conclusion.
 
‘Thank God the economy is progressing well’ said Lorie Fournier, ‘or we wouldn’t be able pay so many and so expensive military toys’.
‘Growing by leaps and bounds’ was my tought, but I refrained to say something aloud, the distaste of the Minister of the Exchequer for any defense expenditures was long known.
Looking to his datapad Muller said ‘To reduce costs and simplify the program of a new WarShip, the TDF had taken advantage of the design of the old Concordat class Frigate, retrofitting it by modernizing the secondary armament and heat sinks and exchanging 4 small crafts for Fighters. 20 of the 60 marines were supposed to use Jack battle-armor, increasing the boarding capabilities considerably.
The new Toro II is basically an improved Wolfhound, with 1 ER LL and 3 ML, Endo Steel and Ferrous Fibrous. These changes let VMI add enough Jump Jets for it to jump up to 180 meters, giving it an amazing agility. Unfortunately VMI wasn’t able to replicate the full head ejection system that TharHes Industries used, so the Toro II had to use a more traditional one. The Talos II is also an energy only ‘Mech, with 2 ER LL and 4 ML without forgetting good protection. I’m comfortable with that.’

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Re: An SI in the Concordat - GhostRider's Revenants Rev.2
« Reply #229 on: 01 July 2020, 16:29:04 »
Interesting proceedings.

Wonder how the possible skirmishes and minor wars between the FedCom and the ComGuards might work out initially before C* goes all out - due to a need to maintain their superiority. Might be tricky for C* though, considering the FedCom is surrounding them with the Terran March ...

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« Reply #230 on: 01 July 2020, 18:09:59 »
Interesting indeed!  :thumbsup:

I'd be interested in seeing the Talos II down in the Fan Design forums...  ^-^

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« Reply #231 on: 01 July 2020, 18:33:05 »
The GDL had found a cache of Nighthawk BA.
I cannot remember the year but they did reverse engineer them.
Just wondering if Jean-Luc knows anything about them.
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« Reply #232 on: 01 July 2020, 18:48:10 »
Vaguely remembers that they have found some in the 50s.
Me, via Sarna, I think is in Karbala (FRR), no change to get it.

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« Reply #233 on: 01 July 2020, 18:55:36 »
Interesting indeed!  :thumbsup:

I'd be interested in seeing the Talos II down in the Fan Design forums...  ^-^
Talos II TLS-2TC

Mass: 50 tons
Chassis: Standard Biped
Power Plant: 250 Fusion
Cruising Speed: 54 kph
Maximum Speed: 86.4 kph
Jump Jets: None
     Jump Capacity: 0 meters
Armor: Ferro-Fibrous
Armament:
     4 Medium Laser
     2 ER Large Laser
Manufacturer: Unknown
     Primary Factory: Unknown
Communication System: Unknown
Targeting & Tracking System: Unknown
Introduction Year: 3050
Tech Rating/Availability: E/X-X-D-D
Cost: 4,613,000 C-bills

Type: Talos II
Technology Base: Inner Sphere (Standard)
Tonnage: 50
Battle Value: 1,424

Equipment                                          Mass
Internal Structure                                    5
Engine                        250 Fusion           12.5
   Walking MP: 5
   Running MP: 8
   Jumping MP: 0
Double Heat Sink              14 [28]                 4
Gyro                                                  3
Cockpit                                               3
Armor Factor (Ferro)          152                   8.5

                          Internal   Armor   
                          Structure  Value   
     Head                    3         9     
     Center Torso            16        22   
     Center Torso (rear)               7     
     R/L Torso               12        17   
     R/L Torso (rear)                  5     
     R/L Arm                 8         14   
     R/L Leg                 12        21   


Right Arm Actuators: Shoulder, Upper Arm, Lower Arm, Hand
Left Arm Actuators: Shoulder, Upper Arm, Lower Arm, Hand

Weapons
and Ammo              Location  Critical   Heat    Tonnage   
2 Medium Lasers          CT        2        3       2.0   
ER Large Laser           RT        2        12      5.0   
2 Double Heat Sinks      RT        6        -       2.0   
Medium Laser             LA        1        3       1.0   
ER Large Laser           LT        2        12      5.0   
2 Double Heat Sinks      LT        6        -       2.0   
Medium Laser             RA        1        3       1.0   
   


Daryk

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Re: An SI in the Concordat - GhostRider's Revenants Rev.2
« Reply #234 on: 01 July 2020, 19:07:13 »
They have DHS, right?  Why no JJ, then??  ^-^

paulobrito

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Re: An SI in the Concordat - GhostRider's Revenants Rev.2
« Reply #235 on: 01 July 2020, 19:20:47 »
They have DHS, right?  Why no JJ, then??  ^-^
14 DHS - about JJ, can't have everything, lol. The 35 tons Toro II has JJ, the 50 tons Talos II don't.
The Toro II is based on the Wolfhound, with ES and FF that free enough tonage for JJ (180m), also removing the rear firing ML.

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Re: An SI in the Concordat - GhostRider's Revenants Rev.2
« Reply #236 on: 01 July 2020, 19:28:22 »
I'm just thinking 12 DHS are actually enough, and that will get you most of the JJ...

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Re: An SI in the Concordat - GhostRider's Revenants Rev.2
« Reply #237 on: 02 July 2020, 02:30:17 »
I'm just thinking 12 DHS are actually enough, and that will get you most of the JJ...
They are not yet in production, the TDF evaluation is not yet done, so maybe, probably, that JJ part can be arraged. But that is going to force delays...

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Re: An SI in the Concordat - GhostRider's Revenants Rev.2
« Reply #238 on: 02 July 2020, 03:37:14 »
At the very least, the argument with the TDF evaluators would be entertaining...  ^-^

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Re: An SI in the Concordat - GhostRider's Revenants Rev.2
« Reply #239 on: 03 July 2020, 14:19:24 »
That was a good story update.  I like how Jean-Luc is invited to a high level meeting on Taurus and participate.