On Tue, 19 May 2009, Gremaux, Douglas A wrote:

> Observed on pickled server last night during pre-T entertainment.  Did 
> not try it during t-mode.  While peaced and carrying, fly to enemy 
> planet, orbit with shields up, and beam down.  Shields drop but armies 
> don't, which is expected.  Declare war.  Armies start dropping 
> immediately before war declaration 10 second timer runs out.  I believe 
> this is a bug.  Note that beam down key was only pressed before 
> declaring war. Client XP 2009 although I doubt that matters.  Bug is 
> repeatable.

Working as intended.