This is interesting, if I do say so myself. And in this case, I do.
In the context of the Veil War, thinking like this will be relevant in two ways – one, the eventual defense of the earth will come to depend on this sort of thing. And also, the reasons why the medieval knight became extinct on our world as a result of arms technology outstripping armor technology may not obtain everywhere. And societies will change – or not change – in consequence.