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by Lyras
Tue Oct 07, 2014 12:02 am
 
Forum: Global Economics and Trade
Topic: LY65 'Ru'ahk' RPG
Replies: 0
Views: 202

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: 624
Views: 10445

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: 120

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has forged, in blood and sorrow, is a place of rising discord and aggression, a place where charity and benevolence has been replaced by malevolence and self-interest, a place where genocide and enslavement have replaced peace and liberty, a place w...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
Replies: 5707
Views: 64373

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: 9859
Views: 112498

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: 4762
Views: 50214

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: 4762
Views: 50214

...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: 4762
Views: 50214

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
Replies: 5707
Views: 64373

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: 125998

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: 9859
Views: 112498

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: 5858
Views: 103109

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: 5858
Views: 103109

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: 5858
Views: 103109

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 ...
by Lyras
Sun Aug 24, 2014 11:40 pm
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: Your Nations Warships, MKII
Replies: 5858
Views: 103109

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.
by Lyras
Sun Aug 24, 2014 11:10 pm
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: Your Nations Warships, MKII
Replies: 5858
Views: 103109

So six arms, each around 200 meters long, 208 meter beam. They'll hang about 60 meters off each side of the ship and take a full third of the centerline length. 50-odd meters beyond the edge of the main hull over the waterline sounds about right. Supporting structures for the array =/= ship structu...
by Lyras
Sun Aug 24, 2014 10:45 pm
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: Your Nations Warships, MKII
Replies: 5858
Views: 103109

Hexagonal array. Six arms, each about half a nostradamus arm, give or take. Arguably worth fleshing out more in the write up. But the proof of concept is shown here, the details are another point.
by Lyras
Sun Aug 24, 2014 10:32 pm
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: Your Nations Warships, MKII
Replies: 5858
Views: 103109

Amidships, behind the bridge. Lineart needs work, but thats another matter. Will update it some stage.
by Lyras
Sun Aug 24, 2014 9:29 pm
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: Your Nations Warships, MKII
Replies: 5858
Views: 103109

We've established that Nostradamus co-locates transmitters and receivers, proving concept. I'm sure I just indicated this.
by Lyras
Sun Aug 24, 2014 9:00 pm
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: Your Nations Warships, MKII
Replies: 5858
Views: 103109

TBN, when we explain something for the purpose of establishing that its doable according to conventional technology and collective humanity's knowledge, for use in this text-based roleplay game, there's only so far I/we are going to go. TLDR: A big enough ship can mount an OTH radar, co-locating tra...
by Lyras
Sun Aug 24, 2014 8:43 pm
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: Your Nations Warships, MKII
Replies: 5858
Views: 103109

The point I was making is that its easier with three arms of antennas than with six. Fewer variables. But you know that, TBN. I have long argued that its doable, and whenever I explain how any particular element fits the criteria, the goalposts shift.

Its getting highly irritating.
by Lyras
Sun Aug 24, 2014 5:24 am
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: Your Nations Warships, MKII
Replies: 5858
Views: 103109

It's also not electronically steered, space inefficient (it doesn't have to be otherwise, frankly), uses materials that are optimised for cost, not effectiveness, but at the same time demonstrates the primary fact... You can have transmitter and receiver in the same place. An electronically steered ...
by Lyras
Sun Aug 24, 2014 4:37 am
 
Forum: Factbooks and National Information
Topic: Your Nations Warships, MKII
Replies: 5858
Views: 103109

Sooo... I'm just going to make a more standard VLS version of the destroyer, then. Good idea, because I'm 90% sure that it is physically impossible to build an OTH array that small. Every source I've looked at says that they need antenna arrays over a kilometer long and spaced multiple kilometers f...
by Lyras
Sat Aug 23, 2014 11:42 pm
 
Forum: NationStates
Topic: Looking for a good RP region
Replies: 4
Views: 89

Greater Dienstad.
No contest.

Bias freely admitted.
by Lyras
Sat Aug 23, 2014 6:17 pm
 
Forum: International Incidents
Topic: Istegium Front: OOC Thread
Replies: 26
Views: 691

I think we determined about 250 Lyran Divisions are in the Sur Region during the beginning of hostilities, the rest of the 4th Order is still on route. As for Morrdh, all we would need is a good IC reason to transfer a port to your control. I can't imagine occupying and selling the land so quickly ...
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