Questions tagged [jaeger]

For questions about the Jaeger, a fictional type of giant robots used in the "Pacific Rim" series. Always use in conjunction with the [pacific-rim] tag.

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Is there anything that prevents them from using plasma guns on helicopters?

In Pacific Rim (2013), one of the Jaegers - Gypsy Danger - has some arm mounted plasma guns, which seem to be really effective against the Kaiju. Is there anything in-universe preventing them from ...
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Maximum Operating Depth of a Jaeger

My sister was watching Pacific Rim the other day so as a fan of the movie I decided to join her. I've never really cared about the science of the movie because I've always taken it at face value. It ...
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How did the escape pods travel back through The Breach in Pacific Rim?

Spoilerific. Earlier in the film, the scientific team coordinating the Jaeger program identify that the breach is protected by some kind of alien technology. It is said that the breach has a coded ...
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How does a Jaeger balance on its pair of feet?

A Jaeger has two legs and yet it is able to balance itself on them alone under different terrains including ocean floors. Do the humans inside it have any mechanism of knowing the differences in ...
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In Pacific Rim, why aren't Jaegers pilots crushed by extreme accelerations?

How come crews from Red Baron and Pacific Rim are not injured by intense acceleration of humanoid warmachine while piloting from inside? They fall from great distances and continue walking without a ...