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"Infantry" main weapons for the setting described below? (NOT a duplicate for reasons explained in the post)

Aside from the obvious questions around "why are you using infantry" and "why aren't you using appropriate weapons for the environment; surely an interstellar multi-planetary industrial ...
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Spearguns without rubber?

I think that it is feasible with cross-bow technology. You appear to dismiss that in your question, due to the effect of water resistance on the arms of the cros-bow. But I think that is only a ...
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Ideas for an alternative to nuclear weapons as a deterrent?

Your country has huge mass drivers (rocket launch sites with sleds) on high mountains, enabling extremely cheap launches of supplies into space. In an era where space colonization is progressing, ...
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"Infantry" main weapons for the setting described below? (NOT a duplicate for reasons explained in the post)

Firstly - Love the new question - I can see you took my feedback on board and the new question is much better. The key things that jump out at me are: 1: Not expected to need heavy fire support (e.g. ...
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"Infantry" main weapons for the setting described below? (NOT a duplicate for reasons explained in the post)

Fighting in atmosphere you need weapons the don't bloom that rules out most lasers, plasma, and most or all particle weapons, even the ultra relativistic electron beam that is famously low bloom, and ...
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