Orbital bombardment

From ImperialWiki
Jump to: navigation, search
m (Orbital Bombardment in Science Fiction)
Line 13: Line 13:
 
*In the ''Command and Conquer: Tiberium'' universe, the Global Defense Initiative (GDI) controls a network of orbital ion cannons for bombarding surface installations.
 
*In the ''Command and Conquer: Tiberium'' universe, the Global Defense Initiative (GDI) controls a network of orbital ion cannons for bombarding surface installations.
 
*In ''[[Mass Effect]]'', dreadnoughts are capable of bombarding planets with triple-digit terajoule [[Railgun|mass accelerator cannons]], but interstellar treaties forbid use of such weapons on habitable worlds. Traces of past such bombardments by extinct civilizations have been found on some planets.
 
*In ''[[Mass Effect]]'', dreadnoughts are capable of bombarding planets with triple-digit terajoule [[Railgun|mass accelerator cannons]], but interstellar treaties forbid use of such weapons on habitable worlds. Traces of past such bombardments by extinct civilizations have been found on some planets.
 
+
*In [[Halo]] the [[Covenant]] destroyed numerous terran colonies through orbital bombardment, sterilizing numerous worlds in the process. This was referred to as "Glassing".
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
<references />
 
<references />

Revision as of 21:30, 7 December 2012

Personal tools