Dazed and confused.
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Dublin, Ireland
That image depicts a marine with a grand total of 60 rounds. Even if the mission is short and sharp, it's usually right into the heart of an enemy position, where defenders would be most numerous. 60 rounds just isn't going to cut it. Firing on full auto they wouldn't last 30 seconds.
I know when I was going on patrols, even if they were only meant to be fairly short, I packed in as much ammo as I could, just in case resupply became difficult, as it usually does when the shit hits the fan. I'm sure SMs always prepare for the worst case scenario. Besides, certain scenarios would not allow for effective resupply from fleet elements. The fleet itself could be fighting, the mission might be subterranean, they may have teleported in.
Last edited by Khorne's Fist; 08-18-14 at 01:30 PM.