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Old 08-25-2015, 04:48 PM   #18
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Default Re: [Spaceships] Heat Signature, Cloaking Device, and Stealth Hull

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Originally Posted by Anthony View Post
Assuming your heat sinks are magical, you can suppress your IR output by quite a lot. The problem is that any realistic heat sink will fail in a very short time scale if used to keep your hull cool.
I think the best idea along those lines was called a Hypersink in one of the Vehicles Companions - it essentially allowed you to dump your waste heat into hyperspace and thus keep your IR signature low when cruising around in normal space.
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