Do planetary invasions have a place within interstellar war? Can armies be expected to size control of entire worlds? Does orbital bombardment render such operations entirely unnecessary? On this episode of Incoming, the Templin Institute dares to answer these questions.
00:00 | Introduction 04:28 | Orbital Bombardment | Justifying Planetary Invasions 05:55 | War of the Admirals | Justifying Planetary Invasions 09:32 | Disadvantages of Orbital Bombardment | Justifying Planetary Invasions 14:43 | The Escalation Ladder | Justifying Planetary Invasions 22:23 | Horizontal Escalation | Justifying Planetary Invasions 24:06 | Scale of a Interstellar Armies | Justifying Planetary Invasions 26:04 | Morality of Orbital Bombardment | Justifying Planetary Invasions 27:14 | Planetary Assault | Types of Planetary Invasion 29:12 | Planetary Raid | Types of Planetary Invasion 30:18 | Planetary Withdrawal | Types of Planetary Invasion 31:15 | Planetary Demonstration | Types of Planetary Invasion 32:52 | Crisis Response | Types of Planetary Invasion 34:20 | Phases of a Planetary Invasion 39:37 | Individual Drop Pods | Dropship Types 42:54 | Heavy Drop Pods | Dropship Types 44:32 | Light Dropship | Dropship Types 46:18 | Medium Dropship | Dropship Types 47:15 | Heavy Dropship | Dropship Types 48:04 | Light Gunship | Dropship Types 49:14 | Medium Gunship | Dropship Types 50:02 | Heavy Gunship | Dropship Types 51:00 | Troop Transports | Dropship Types 52:13 | Conclusion
The Templin Institute. Investigating alternate worlds.