Orbital bombardment

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*In the ''[[Warhammer 40,000]]'' universe, the Navy of the [[Imperium of Man]] is capable of destroying all life on a planet with a variety of methods, including use of capital ship weapons and [[Biological warfare|biological weapons]] delivered from orbit in an operation known as [[Exterminatus]]. Other factions also make use of orbital bombardment.
 
*In the ''[[Warhammer 40,000]]'' universe, the Navy of the [[Imperium of Man]] is capable of destroying all life on a planet with a variety of methods, including use of capital ship weapons and [[Biological warfare|biological weapons]] delivered from orbit in an operation known as [[Exterminatus]]. Other factions also make use of orbital bombardment.
 
*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 intergalactic treaties forbid use of such weapons on habitable worlds. Traces of past such bombardments by extinct civilizations have been found on some planets.
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*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.
  
 
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