[ExI] battle tanks to a five yr old

Stefano Vaj stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Tue May 8 14:16:10 UTC 2012

On 7 May 2012 22:28, Keith Henson <hkeithhenson at gmail.com> wrote:

> Physics and economics seems to
> make propulsion lasers extremely attractive for solving major
> problems, particularly energy.  But they are also weapons that negate
> most current weapons, even infantry.  A tank, even with a totally
> reflective roof, will not survive an encounter with a multi GW laser.
> If nothing else, it will sink in the lava pool around the tank.

So, realistic wargames might at the end of the day become once again close
to "battleships".

Stefano Vaj
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