Dixon (Firetender)

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Dixon Firetender
Production information
Manufacturer Andurien Aerospace[1][2]
Production Year 2746[3]
Use Fire Fighting
Tech Base Inner Sphere[1][2]
Chassis Type (Size) Airship (Medium)[1][2]
Equipment Rating D/C-E-D[2]
Cost  ???
Introduced 2746
Technical specifications
Mass 300 tons[1][2]
Structural Integrity 6[1][2]
Safe Thrust 2g[1][2]
Max Thrust 3g[1][2]
Power Plant Fusion[1][2]
Fuel (Type/Range) Unlimited[1][2]
Armament None[1][2]
Heat Sinks 0[1][2]
Armor Commercial Armor[1][2]
Barrier Armor Rating (BAR) BAR 7[1][2]
Crew 12 (2 officers, 10 enlisted/non-rated)[2]
BV (2.0)  ???



Description[edit]

The Dixon was originally designed as a law enforcement airship for the Free Worlds League. A number of these vehicles were converted into mobile fire suppression air vehicles for dense urban centers.[1][2]

During the Jihad the Word of Blake used some Dixon airships in attacks on civilians.[4]

Weapons and Equipment[edit]

The airship's primary equipment is its four sprayers (2 mounted front, 1 per side) and communication equipment.[1][2]

Cargo Capacities[edit]

It has 181 ton liquid cargo capacity. The vehicle was reconfigured to have a 9.44 ton cargo capacity. Its cargo is unloaded through 3 doors found on the nose and both left and right wing sections. It also has a cargo lift hoist to bring up cargo itself.[1][2]

Related Design[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 Technical Readout: Vehicle Annex, p. 104, "Dixon Firetender Airship"
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 Technical Readout: Vehicle Annex Revised, p. 96, "Dixon Firetender"
  3. online date for the Dixon (Firetender)
  4. Technical Readout: Vehicle Annex Revised, p. 92, "Airship Support Vehicle"

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