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Old 08-10-2020, 1:29pm   #6
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Originally Posted by bill_daniels View Post
Yes, but that comes down to the captain having to make the call....is this an actual attack, do I order the sinking of a bunch of boats, causing at best an international incident, or do I stand down until they get within xxxx yards and still appear hostile. In other words, firing first brings on its own risks.
Actually, I would imagine the captain would be in radio contact with command above his who could/would make the call.

Also, I'm no naval military expert by a long shot, but don't Carriers rely somewhat on the aircraft on board to be launched to defend the carrier?
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