Help:CreateInfantryWeaponArticle

This article is about creating a Foot, Jump, or Motorized Infantry weapon article on the BattleTech Scale. For creating a Foot, Jump, or Motorized Infantry weapon article on the Role Playing Game Scale, see Help:CreateInfantryRPGWeaponArticle.
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To quickly create a canon weapon article that matches the format in use with other canon weapons:

1. Open the new article.

2. Paste the following code into the edit field:

{{InfoBoxWeapon
| image = [[Image:*.***|250px]]
| name = ???
| Type = 
[[:Category:Light Weapons (Mele)|M]]
[[:Category:Light Weapons (Ballistic)|B]]
[[:Category:Light Weapons (Energy)|E]]
[[:Category:Light Weapons (eXplosive)|X]]
[[:Category:Medium Weapons (Mele)|M]]
[[:Category:Medium Weapons (Ballistic)|B]]
[[:Category:Medium Weapons (Energy)|E]]
[[:Category:Medium Weapons (eXplosive)|X]]
| Usage = 
[[:Category:Foot Infantry|Foot Infantry Portable]]
[[:Category:Motorized Infantry|Motorized Infantry]]
| Tech Base = ???
[[Clan]]
[[Inner Sphere|IS]]
| Year Availability = 
Clan = [[YEAR]] [[Clan Faction|TLA]]
IS = [[YEAR]] [[IS Faction|TLA]]
| Year Introduced =  
Clan = [[YEAR]] [[Clan Faction|TLA]]
IS = [[YEAR]] [[IS Faction|TLA]]
| Year Extinction =  
Clan = [[YEAR]] [[Clan Faction|TLA]]
IS = [[YEAR]] [[IS Faction|TLA]]
| Year Reintroduced =  
Clan = [[YEAR]] [[Clan Faction|TLA]]
IS = [[YEAR]] [[IS Faction|TLA]]
| Tech Rating = [[Technology Rating#(Choose One A - F)|?]]
| Availability Rating = [[Availability Rating#(Choose One A - F, X)|?]]
| Age of War–Star League = [[Availability Rating#(Choose One A - F, X)|?]]
| Succession Wars = [[Availability Rating#(Choose One A - F, X)|?]]
| Clan Invasion – Present = [[Availability Rating#(Choose One A - F, X)|?]]
| Legality Rating = [[Legality Rating#(Choose One A - F)|?]]
| Heat = 
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Damage = 
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Minimum Range = 
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Short Range = 
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Medium Range =
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Long Range = 
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Mass =
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Infantry Crew
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| RPG Shots Per Reload = 
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Bursts Per Reload = 
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Mass Per Reload = 
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Cost (unloaded) = 
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Ammo Cost (per reload) = 
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| BV (1.0) = 
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Ammo BV (1.0) = 
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| BV (2.0) =
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Ammo BV (2.0) =
Clan = ???
IS = ???
}}


==Description==

 
==Models==


==References==
<references />

==Bibliography==


[[Category:Infantry Weapons]]
[[Category:Light Weapons (Mele)|M]]
[[Category:Light Weapons (Ballistic)|B]]
[[Category:Light Weapons (Energy)|E]]
[[Category:Light Weapons (eXplosive)|X]]
[[Category:Medium Weapons (Mele)|M]]
[[Category:Medium Weapons (Ballistic)|B]]
[[Category:Medium Weapons (Energy)|E]]
[[Category:Medium Weapons (eXplosive)|X]]
[[Category:Energy Weapons (Light Weapons)]]
[[Category:Laser Weapons (Light Weapons)]]
[[Category:Extended Range Laser Weapons (Light Weapons)]]
[[Category:Pulse Laser Weapons (Light Weapons)]]
[[Category:Ballistic Weapons (Light Weapons)]]
[[Category:Slug Throwers (Light Weapons)]]
[[Category:Machine Guns (Light Weapons)]]
[[Category:Gauss Weapons (Light Weapons)]]
[[Category:Gauss Machine Guns (Light Weapons)]]
[[Category:Recoiless Weapons (Light Weapons)]]
[[Category:Missile Weapons (Light Weapons)]]
[[Category:In-Direct Fire Weapons (Light Weapons)]]
[[Category:Energy Weapons (Medium Weapons)]]
[[Category:Laser Weapons (Medium Weapons)]]
[[Category:Extended Range Laser Weapons (Medium Weapons)]]
[[Category:Pulse Laser Weapons (Medium Weapons)]]
[[Category:Ballistic Weapons (Medium Weapons)]]
[[Category:Slug Throwers (Medium Weapons)]]
[[Category:Machine Guns (Medium Weapons)]]
[[Category:Gauss Weapons (Medium Weapons)]]
[[Category:Gauss Machine Guns (Medium Weapons)]]
[[Category:Recoiless Weapons (Medium Weapons)]]
[[Category:Missile Weapons (Medium Weapons)]]
[[Category:In-Direct Fire Weapons (Medium Weapons)]]



3. Delete the fields from image line from the code if you do not have a corresponding picture, also delete any categories and category links that do not apply.

4. Replace the '???' from the other lines with the correct data.

5. Fill in the three sections (Descriptions, Models, References) to the best of your capability.

6. Click on the Show preview button and review your article for mistakes.

7. Write a brief memo in the Summary field.

8. Press the Save page button.

9. Bask in the pride of your article, with our thanks.