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by Lyras
Wed Jan 28, 2015 2:42 pm
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: NS Military Realism Mk. 7: NO
Replies: 11620
Views: 141242

Lyras's post on the last page have me a terrible terrible idea. OTH radar to make a lol-NS AEW version of LRNSA. large as LRNSA is, I doubt it's physically possible to carry such a radar aloft much less get it to work, but it has gotten me thinking as to how lulzy of a radar I could get away with. ...
by Lyras
Tue Jan 27, 2015 5:39 pm
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: NS Military Realism Mk. 7: NO
Replies: 11620
Views: 141242

Ok, folks. Something technical. See what you can make of it. AN/FPS-165LY ‘Moat’ Over-The-Horizon radar array The most notable and significant of the UNNAMEABLE-class’ sensors, indeed the rationale for its existence, is the world-benchmark AN/FPS-165LY ‘Moat’ Over-The-Horizon radar array. The larges...
by Lyras
Sat Jan 24, 2015 11:39 pm
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: NS Military Realism Mk. 7: NO
Replies: 11620
Views: 141242

This really depends on your nation's overall strategy. If you're a Great Power with global commitments and/or needs (like the US which needs to be able to bomb any likely enemy anywhere or Russia who needs to be able to bomb the CONUS) your F-18 and F-22 are insufficient because they don't have the...
by Lyras
Wed Jan 14, 2015 2:54 pm
 
Forum: Forum 7
Topic: Would you Invade the Nation Above you?
Replies: 1651
Views: 10342

No, I'd let them know I'm here, offer to conduct joint exercises in defence of their sovereignty, and provide guarantees of Lyran assistance should they request it, in exchange for assurances of honourable conduct. EDIT: That was aimed at the German Fascist Republic. I'd certainly invade the Bangkok...
by Lyras
Sun Jan 11, 2015 3:01 pm
 
Forum: Global Economics and Trade
Topic: Lyran Arms
Replies: 4830
Views: 214346

TO: Mr Imuthis, Islamic Caliphate of Esalonia FROM: Lyran Governmental Trade Department, Bredubar, Protectorate of Lyras RE: Divisional purchase order Mr Imuthis We thank you for your purchase request for: (1) Armored Division Pack (1) Heavy Armored Division Pack (1) Mechanized Division Pack (1) Hea...
by Lyras
Thu Jan 08, 2015 7:55 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: Obama announces plan to make community college free for all
Replies: 686
Views: 7022

Nothing is free. Someone has to pay for it. In this case, the taxpayer.

Which, one way or another, is everyone. It isn't free, and we, collectively, ought to stop pretending that anything from the public purse is without cost.
by Lyras
Tue Jan 06, 2015 7:09 pm
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: NS Military Realism Mk. 7: NO
Replies: 11620
Views: 141242

I'm considering a revival of the idea of the "Tank Destroyer" role (either rapid anti-tank to prevent catastrophic breakthroughs, or as direct-fire infantry-support artillery) largely as a means to cheaply put wrecked/obsolete tanks back onto the front after their turrets have found the '...
by Lyras
Fri Nov 28, 2014 3:57 am
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: NS Military Realism Mk. 7: NO
Replies: 11620
Views: 141242

Also, I figured that, for those who haven't yet read this, I'd put herein my perspective on technology on NS. It will, I hope, provide some food for thought, if nothing else. The crux of the matter, as far as I am able to ascertain from my limited experience, is definitional, more than anything else...
by Lyras
Fri Nov 28, 2014 3:52 am
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: NS Military Realism Mk. 7: NO
Replies: 11620
Views: 141242

Lamoni wrote:
Are <REDACTED> really that prevalent?


Fixed that for you.


And to answer your questions, no, generally not. And if someone puts them close enough for you to hit with ground-launched missiles, they're doing it wrong.
by Lyras
Fri Nov 28, 2014 3:47 am
 
Forum: Forum 7
Topic: Judging by the flag, how powerful is the country?
Replies: 4166
Views: 29508

Known.
by Lyras
Wed Nov 26, 2014 10:26 pm
 
Forum: Global Economics and Trade
Topic: A Call to Fellow NS MT/PMT Storefront Owners [Attention]
Replies: 183
Views: 3259

Apologies to all for my late response. I work hard, and long, and have also just moved house, with all the ancillary issues pertaining to internet connection contained therein. That being said, I'd first like to thank Yohannes for drawing this issue, though I use the term a little broadly, which I t...
by Lyras
Tue Oct 07, 2014 12:02 am
 
Forum: Global Economics and Trade
Topic: LY65 'Ru'ahk' RPG
Replies: 0
Views: 280

LY65 'Ru'ahk' RPG

LY65 Ru'ahk RPG launcher http://i205.photobucket.com/albums/bb62/2821090/LY65RuahkRPG.png Weight: 11kg loaded with 80mm rockets, 14.4kg loaded with 105mm missile. Length: 37 inches-47 inches(1.2m) Diameter: 110mm Height: 170mm Cartridge: 80mm Rocket OR 105mm Missile. Effective Range: 1,200m (80mm R...
by Lyras
Mon Oct 06, 2014 12:06 am
 
Forum: International Incidents
Topic: Omnibellum [P/MT|Open|Planning/OOC|ATTN ALL]
Replies: 658
Views: 11766

About time I officially logged in as well. There may well be questions pertaining to this, but feel free to ask them, either here or over telegram. Nation Name (Game Name of your nation/Username): Lyras IC Nation Name (Short FORM): Lyras IC Nation Name (Long Form w/ Title): The Protectorate of Lyras...
by Lyras
Tue Sep 30, 2014 1:25 am
 
Forum: International Incidents
Topic: The Bredubar Covenant
Replies: 2
Views: 134

The Bredubar Covenant

The Bredubar Covenant Preamble: The world mankind has forged, in blood and sorrow, is a place of rising discord and aggression, a place where charity and benevolence has been replaced by malevolence and self-interest, a place where genocide and enslavement have replaced peace and liberty, a place w...
by Lyras
Wed Sep 24, 2014 9:07 pm
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: NS Military Realism Mk. 7: NO
Replies: 11620
Views: 141242

The second biggest consideration to keep in mind, in my opinion. Penetration is directly related to the force you can apply to the target in question. speaking of this, can you just make a tank round that's basically a needle? Yes... but you do have to have enough after-armour effect to be worth so...
by Lyras
Wed Sep 24, 2014 7:30 pm
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: Military Ground Vehicles of Your Nation [NO MECHS] Tranche 7
Replies: 12436
Views: 156281

Lyran and VMK tanks, from what I know, go to wankish levels of protection and firepower. Yohannes even said that himself. This actually quite offends me. Some folks don't dig the premises of my designs (ie, that if its possible with today's understanding of technology, then its MT), but to call it ...
by Lyras
Mon Sep 22, 2014 9:58 pm
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: The NS Infantry Discussion Thread, L5A1
Replies: 11373
Views: 121529

I don't think bullpups offer such a staggering amount of advantages over conventional layout firearms. That being said, the technology isn't 'under-utilized' because surprisingly, R&D of such technology costs this crazy thing called money. The major powers have their own programs, or if not the...
by Lyras
Mon Sep 22, 2014 9:31 pm
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: The NS Infantry Discussion Thread, L5A1
Replies: 11373
Views: 121529

...Go on. Yes, join me, join the Reich side. snip Even to this very day, you somehow blended component types I loathe into a high tech combo that I somehow find deeply enjoyable; snazzy work my friend, very snazzy work. Thank you. I aim to please. Bullpups have great potential, as do many other ele...
by Lyras
Mon Sep 22, 2014 9:27 pm
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: The NS Infantry Discussion Thread, L5A1
Replies: 11373
Views: 121529

Lyran standard infantry rifle. LY21 Advanced High Lethality Assault Rifle (AHLAR) – Protectorate of Lyras http://i205.photobucket.com/albums/bb62/2821090/LY21-2.png Weight: 3.6 kg (unloaded), 4.4 kg (loaded) Length: 710mm Barrel length: 450mm Cartridge: 6.3 x 40mm Lyran Casel...
by Lyras
Sun Sep 14, 2014 10:39 pm
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: NS Military Realism Mk. 7: NO
Replies: 11620
Views: 141242

I look forward to better OP. With baited breath, even...
by Lyras
Wed Sep 03, 2014 8:10 pm
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: NS Military Realism Consultation Thread #6
Replies: 12481
Views: 127157

TAF standard issue: (please note versions refer to the current versions that have been issued, not to the amount of prototypes) Weaponry: 1x Arsenal Deimos ASP .45 Automatic Service Pistol 1x AR3R2 7.7mm Battle Rifle 1x SICD (Standard issue combat Duanjian/short sword) 1x SIUGL-5 &#...
by Lyras
Wed Sep 03, 2014 8:08 pm
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: Military Ground Vehicles of Your Nation [NO MECHS] Tranche 7
Replies: 12436
Views: 156281

Questers wrote:The Leclercs apparently dont break down so much now.

Given how long they've had to iron out the issues, one would hope not.
by Lyras
Mon Aug 25, 2014 12:32 am
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: Your Nations Warships, MKII
Replies: 6076
Views: 111145

Yuko, main advantage is detecting and tracking opposing fleets and/or aircraft from well outside their engagement envelope, so that you can hit them, while they cant hit you. Very simplistically put. TBN, that is an answer I'll try to get to other than from my phone. Your radar's range ends up bein...
by Lyras
Mon Aug 25, 2014 12:17 am
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: Your Nations Warships, MKII
Replies: 6076
Views: 111145

Yuko, main advantage is detecting and tracking opposing fleets and/or aircraft from well outside their engagement envelope, so that you can hit them, while they cant hit you. Very simplistically put. TBN, that is an answer I'll try to get to other than from my phone.
by Lyras
Sun Aug 24, 2014 11:47 pm
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: Your Nations Warships, MKII
Replies: 6076
Views: 111145

None of the above issues cannot be solved or mitigated. Will take some electronic work, but eminently do-able. As is the underlying point. Whether or not it looks silly worries me far less. While we're on the Longsword, what year is it in? What year, canonically, was it designed? Late MT. Whenever ...
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