Eldingar Hover Sled
Production information
Manufacturer Gorton, Kingsley, and Thorpe Enterprises
Production Year 3081[1]
Mission Garrison Vehicle
Infantry Transport
Interdictor Unit
Type Hover
Technical specifications
Mass 50
Armor Compound 2110 Ferro Fibrous
Engine Type 215 XL Fusion
Speed 151 km/h
Communications System Consolidated BMR 6 w/ECM
Targeting Tracking System TRTTS Mark II
Heat Sinks 10

1 x ATM 9
3 x Streak SRM 2s

BV (2.0) 1,402[2]


[edit] Description

The Eldingar Hover Sled is a Clan combat vehicle produced by Gorton, Kingsley & Thorpe Enterprises for Clan Ghost Bear. The Eldingar was selected by Ghost Bears to help build up Second Line combat units in the post-Jihad era. It was initially deployed among Clan's second-line forces and former Free Rasalhague Republic combat units.

The vehicle's XL Fusion allows the vehicle to achieve high rate speed so to help it engage raiders. The vehicle equipped with a 5 ton Infantry Transport Bay to transport Battle Armor Points to any potential deployment zone. A ECM Suite been fitted to allow it help disrupt advance electronics that had become common place after the Jihad. Seven and half tons of Ferro Fibrous Armor has be allotted to protect the craft's hull from enemy fire.[3]

[edit] Weapons and Equipment

The vehicle's weapons are all mounted in its turret, where a single ATM-9 Launcher and three Streak SRM 2s are mounted. The ATM launcher is allotted four tons ammunition, while the Streaks launcher share one ton worth rounds.[4]

[edit] Variants

  • HMMHV ("HumHov") 
    An export variant, this version removes the missile launchers and replaces them with two Medium Pulse Lasers and an LB 2-X, all of which are tied into a Targeting Computer. It also carries an Angel ECM Suite to disrupt enemy electronic systems. BV (2.0) = 1,269[7]

[edit] References

  1. MUL online date for the Eldingar
  2. Technical Readout: 3085, p. 139 - BV2 for the Eldingar.
  3. Technical Readout: 3085, pp. 138-139 - Eldingar Hover Sled - Vehicle background and specs.
  4. Technical Readout: 3085, p. 139 - Vehicle weaponry info.
  5. Technical Readout: 3085, p. 138 Variants - Experimental Variant of the Eldingar, lacks details of the vehicle features.
  6. Record Sheets: 3085 Unabridged - The Cutting Edge, p. 195
  7. Record Sheets: 3145 New Tech, New Upgrades, p. 49

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