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Rapid Response Team?

Post by Oddball » Wed Nov 30, 2005 9:21 am

Would there be any definate advantages to having a Rapid Response team for ZS?

I have this image of a C-27 or a C-130 landing on a flat stretch of land, opening the rear cargo doors, and then a couple of offroad vehicles (a jeep, souped up pickup, and a couple of dirkbikes coming out the back.

Supposing we could get all of that stuff :D, would that make some sort of dent in any infestation that would exist in the area? Or would it be simply a show of pointless brute force? I can see it go both ways.
Obviously, before flying off to some destination in the wild blue yonder, one would have to have some sort of intelligence network set up. Wiether it was a group of paid informants positioned at key places around the world (varying from high to low density areas - in terms of population of course), or the simple matter of monitoring government and police transmissions (would still require a human prescence in places, though not as many).

While an informant network prolly could work, I'm guessing you'd need a lot - and I mean A LOT of people to make it work.



So, hypothetically, if you had the equipment (ie a large cargo plane, vehicles, military grade weapons and communication technology), properly trained people (such as pilots, ground crew, and of course, a zombie hunter team), and some way to gather intel, do YOU think that such a plan could effectively contain and destroy pockets of the undead before they created a global cataclysm? :?:
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Post by Flashbang_E4T » Wed Nov 30, 2005 9:37 am

So what your saying is.... if we were the US military it might be cool..... Um well, or we could just let the military do their job and take up the defender role.
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Post by bradfran » Wed Nov 30, 2005 12:55 pm

if you want to pony up the big bucks it would cost for a hlicopter pilots license, and a helicopter, oh...and the communication systems necassary for every member to be able to contact the RRT in the event that internet, cell phones and land line phones are down...go for it. the vehicles and RRT members could volounteer, but you will have to pay for training atleast 3 pilots so that no one person has to be on a 24 hour shift, and 2 people dont have to be on 12 hour shifts.
I am not going to pay for tha gas required to fly from washington state to rescue someone in maine so you will need to pay for...say around 6 helicopters and 3 pilots minimum for each one, actually better make that 6 pilots so there are 3 shifts and 2 equally trained pilots in the cocpit at all times.
just for sake of argument lets figure each chopper costs $500,000 (if we are still talking about the big boys that can carry vehicles inside, and I'm sure I'm rounding the price down a lot). add in say $250,000 a year in fuel costs. add say $10,000 per person for licensing. and say $50,000 per chopper a year for repairs.
just for one RRT (not counting jeeps, guns, ammo, and considering manpower is volounteered) we are talking $810,000 a year. thats a lot of money so how about we let the military, fed law enforcement, state local and city law enforcement, fire departments and paramedics handle the rapid response. if the sh*t gets so bad that a zombie squad RRT would be handy then zombie squad members better be prepaired to fend for themselves...kind of the point of this site isnt it(helping each other get prepared to fend for ourselves)?

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Post by jamoni » Wed Nov 30, 2005 6:44 pm

Guys, while this would be cool in a video game, in the real world, our purpose is to survive. I know the main web site is a little fuzzy on that, but that's cause it's supposed to be funny. I for one, will be moving AWAY from any action as quickly as possible.
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Post by Sturmwehr » Wed Nov 30, 2005 6:46 pm

...Would it be cool to have our own private army? Yes.

...Would it ever be possible in 10 billion years? No.


It'd actually probably be a lot better to just hire a PMC instead of dealing with a militia-type group that would get shitlisted by the BATF. Besides, then you get high speed, low drag operators. A'la Blackwater.

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Post by Aikibiker » Thu Dec 01, 2005 10:16 pm

If you start a PMC dedicated to zombie eradication you will have my resume in your inbox within 24 hours and will immediatly jump contract to sign up.
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Post by TEC9man » Fri Dec 02, 2005 7:19 am

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Post by Bald Chihuahua » Fri Dec 02, 2005 6:53 pm

jamoni wrote:Guys, while this would be cool in a video game, in the real world, our purpose is to survive. I know the main web site is a little fuzzy on that, but that's cause it's supposed to be funny. I for one, will be moving AWAY from any action as quickly as possible.
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Post by Hamologist » Fri Dec 02, 2005 10:38 pm

jamoni wrote:Guys, while this would be cool in a video game, in the real world, our purpose is to survive. I know the main web site is a little fuzzy on that, but that's cause it's supposed to be funny. I for one, will be moving AWAY from any action as quickly as possible.
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Post by Rath » Tue Dec 06, 2005 1:31 pm

i already started a group called Mobile Zombie Assault Team. we bad asses we drink and smoke cigars while we fuck the zombies up with blunt objects.

EDIT: added the blunt object to clear things up
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Post by Flashbang_E4T » Tue Dec 06, 2005 1:40 pm

Rath wrote:i already started a group called Mobile Zombie Assault Team. we bad asses we drink and smoke cigars while we fuck the zombies up
Wow, did you guys hear that, this guys fucks zombies up.... my panties are all wet and soppy now.
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Post by JJ » Mon Dec 12, 2005 4:44 pm

Rath wrote:i already started a group called Mobile Zombie Assault Team. we bad asses we drink and smoke cigars while we fuck the zombies up with blunt objects.

EDIT: added the blunt object to clear things up
It still reads bad...

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Post by Alex » Thu Jan 05, 2006 12:00 am

how did you find zombies I have not found zombies. let me know.
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Post by the_klenzer » Thu Jan 05, 2006 1:52 am

jamoni wrote:Guys, while this would be cool in a video game, in the real world, our purpose is to survive. I know the main web site is a little fuzzy on that, but that's cause it's supposed to be funny. I for one, will be moving AWAY from any action as quickly as possible.
Wait, don't go, you didn't hear the part about how the team will all be equipped with katanas and Desert Eagles!
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Post by Shmerlin » Thu Jan 05, 2006 1:57 am

the_klenzer wrote:
jamoni wrote:Guys, while this would be cool in a video game, in the real world, our purpose is to survive. I know the main web site is a little fuzzy on that, but that's cause it's supposed to be funny. I for one, will be moving AWAY from any action as quickly as possible.
Wait, don't go, you didn't hear the part about how the team will all be equipped with katanas and Desert Eagles!
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Post by jamoni » Thu Jan 05, 2006 2:58 am

Oh, well, I'm in, then!
JoergS wrote:Realistically, I think I can launch a nine pound chain saw at 50 fps from a shoulder mounted rubber powered bazooka...
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Post by the_klenzer » Thu Jan 05, 2006 8:40 pm

jamoni wrote:Oh, well, I'm in, then!
jamoni wrote:Oh, well, I'm in, then!
jamoni wrote:Oh, well, I'm in, then!
You sure? :)
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Post by tommygun » Thu Jan 05, 2006 10:40 pm

No offence, but if you want to play army, go join the army. :roll:
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Post by jamoni » Fri Jan 06, 2006 9:39 am

Stupid internet! :cry:
JoergS wrote:Realistically, I think I can launch a nine pound chain saw at 50 fps from a shoulder mounted rubber powered bazooka...
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Re: Rapid Response Team?

Post by Givens » Fri Jan 06, 2006 6:43 pm

Oddball wrote:I have this image of a C-27 or a C-130 landing on a flat stretch of land, opening the rear cargo doors, and then a couple of offroad vehicles (a jeep, souped up pickup, and a couple of dirkbikes coming out the back.
:lol:

reminds me of megaforce


...minus the rockets.
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Re: Rapid Response Team?

Post by Bald Chihuahua » Fri Jan 06, 2006 6:51 pm

Givens wrote:...minus the rockets.
Because rockets are against forum rules.

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Re: Rapid Response Team?

Post by the_klenzer » Sun Jan 08, 2006 2:39 am

Givens wrote: :lol:

reminds me of megaforce
Awesome reference! That was one of my favorite movies when I was 10.
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Post by CadetSniper » Thu Mar 02, 2006 6:00 pm

and hookers.

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