Posted by Darth Gojira (188.8.131.52) on June 30, 2002 at 07:56:45:
In Reply to: Re: pretty cool... posted by Marcello Invernizzi on June 28, 2002 at 16:06:11:
: Personally I believe that the stormtrooper's armor is designed to protect the soldier from shrapnel and NBC but nothing more(otherwise it would weigh too much).
: Onscreen direct blaster bolts are always lethal to them.So I think that a phaser on a relative high setting should be able to
: disintegrate the plate and damage or kill the wearer.Of course a federation "army" would be dead meat against the imperial army for the lack of armor and support weapons.They could destroy some AT-STs with their bazookas seen in the last star trek film
: (I am still convinced that they are designed to fire at least even short-ranged SAM missiles to shoot down enemy shuttles,they are too big to be only grenade launchers).But they are probably without countermeasures against the AT-ATs.
Show me a screenshot of a phaser pentetrating armor. I'm a skeptic.
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