Diplan 'Mechyards

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Diplan 'Mechyards
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Primary Site(s) Aix-la-Chapelle
Primary Products BattleMechs

The Diplan 'Mechyards were a major BattleMech producer for the SLDF and later for the DCMS.


[edit] Overview

Unlike Luthien Armor Works, during the Jihad the facility on Aix-la-Chapelle suffered no capital and personnel losses, and had a full production volume of 100% in 3079.[1] The factory itself is easily mistaken for a fortress. Aix-la-Chapelle's large number of tornadoes requires this extreme protection.[2]

[edit] Manufacturing

Diplan 'Mechyards has manufacturing centers on the following planets:

[edit] Aix-la-Chapelle

Components produced on Aix-la-Chapelle:[2][3][4][5]
Component Type
Mongoose[2] Light BattleMech
KBO-7A Kabuto[3] Light BattleMech
HM-1 Hitman[4] Light BattleMech
NX-80 Nyx[5] Light BattleMech (As of 3085)
Chariot Type 1 Endo Steel Hitman[4]
Chariot Type 1a Kabuto[3]
Chariot Type I-b Nyx[5]
Fusion Engine - XL
Leenex 140 XL Kabuto[3]
GM 210 XL Hitman[4]
Pitban 300 XL Nyx[5]
Armor - BattleMechs & Vehicles
Starshield A Hitman[4] & Kabuto[3]
Communications System
Corean Transband-J12 Nyx[5]
Sipher CommCon SCU-4 w/Guardian ECM Hitman[4] & Kabuto[3]
Targeting-Tracking System
Cat's Eyes 5 w/Artemis IV FCS Hitman[4], Kabuto[3] & Nyx[5]
Medium Laser
Argra 3L Hitman[4]
Thunderstroke-L LRM-5 - Hitman[4]

[edit] Ozawa (destroyed 2837)

With the extinction of Endo Steel at the end of the First Succession War the plant switched from the production of the MON-66 to the MON-67. The factory was finally destroyed by retreating Combine troops in 2837 via nuclear weapons.[6]

Components produced on Ozawa:[7][8]
Component Type
JR7-D Jenner[9] Light BattleMech
JR7-F Jenner[9] Light BattleMech
MON-66 Mongoose[10] Light BattleMech
MON-66GX Mongoose Gunslinger[8] Light BattleMech
MON-67 Mongoose[7] Light BattleMech
Diplan Scout-A JR7-D Jenner
Kell/D Endo Steel MON-66 Mongoose[10]
Kell/D Standard MON-67 Mongoose[7]
Fusion Engine
Nissan 200 MON-67 Mongoose[7]
Armor - BattleMechs & Vehicles
ProtecTech 6 MON-67 Mongoose[7]
Medium Laser
Argra 27C Jenner[9]
Argra 3L Jenner[9]
Large Laser
Diplan HD Jenner[9]
Communications System
Dawson III Jenner[9]
ON-5 MON-67 Mongoose[7]
Targeting-Tracking System
Bk-309 Jenner[9]
TharHes Mars-1 MON-67 Mongoose[7]

[edit] References

  1. Objectives: Draconis Combine, p. 4, "State of the Industry Table"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Objectives: Draconis Combine, p. 18
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 Technical Readout: 3060, p. 74, "Produced Kabuto Components on Aix-la-Chapelle"
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 Technical Readout: 3055 Upgrade, p. 18, "Produced Hitman Components on Aix-la-Chapelle"
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 Technical Readout: 3085, p. 62, "Produced Nyx Components"
  6. House Davion (The Federated Suns), p. 199
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 Technical Readout: 3039, p. 246, "Produced MON-67 Mongoose Components"
  8. 8.0 8.1 Experimental Technical Readout: Gunslingers, p. 3, "MON-66GX Mongoose Gunslinger"
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.6 Technical Readout: 3025 Revised, p.26, "JR7-D Jenner",
  10. 10.0 10.1 Technical Readout: 3050 Upgrade, p. 189

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