Ideas for the perfect weapon system

#1
I have been following the LSW vs LMG vs GPMG vs Minimi debate on other threads, and it occurred to me that I might be losing sight of the big picture. Just because the LMG can shoot the horns off a Russian goat at 600 yards (before Vladimir Vladimirovich blows it up with his bazooka from 800 yards) doesn't mean that it is the perfect weapon. So what is?

My offering: An integrated weapon and platform system. The platform would be a big floating bubble in the air which would house the Future Soldier, his family, and any friends and illegal immigrants he wanted to host or employ. It would deploy the weapon automatically, giving him time to combine his studies with an Open University course. The weapon would isolate the enemy, evaluate his life, and then transport him to an alternative universe where his new circumstances would allow his karma to progress. Does this sound too New Labour?
 

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#4
No!!! You need some sort of fusion powered uber-hover tank with massive lasers! Although I will admit that the big stompy robot idea sounds fun.
 
#5
It should be deployable without the soldier ever having to leave his/her rack and have unlimited range and be able to destroy anything with appropriate force depending on the target. And never miss. Or destroy anything it wasn't meant to. And make an excellent wet in the morning.
 
#7
just make sure that there is a cadet version as well
 
#9
John Wayne's pistol.
It was accurate at up half a mile and had a 2,000 round magazine.




Failing that a Johnny seven with nuclear grenades and an underslung flamethrower.
 
#11
Given that military power is a function of economic power, and a ruined land is a defeated land, I think this may be the perfect weapons system. Here it is, signalling to the nation:

 
#13
Bring back the WRAC. And tell them that the enemy say they've got big backsides...
 
#14
What about a recoilless 50 cal sniper machine gun with homing bullets a light sabre bayonet. Draught beer and a decent coffee machine underslung of course. Built in iPod touch with all your favourite music, comedy and porn on it. And perhaps even a Fleshlight in the stock.

Edit: Mong
 
#15
a beer can which you can drink unlimited cold beer out of, but then you press another button and it has the best ever cannon, laser etc oh and has digital porn and decent telly on the side.
I was with you until you said press a button, where would you get your beer whilst it is away walting as a laser?
 
#17
#18
Nah, Emperor titans. Badly painted.

On a serious note we already have the ultimate weapon system.
The AK 47.

On a more epic note, it was the Orion spaceship, under Kennedy, with its nuclear cannons and 'atomic armour'! huzzah!
 
#19
Bring back the WRAC. And tell them that the enemy say they've got big backsides...
We had to remove them from the armoury as they were too unstable and tended to explode at the wrong time.
They were also very hard to aim and tended to hit any target in range no matter whose side they were on or what they had said.

I think they may have been banned under a UN agreement as being too dangerouse, causeing too much suffering or just being immoral.
 
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