Hesiod

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Hesiod Utility Vehicle
Production information
Manufacturer Earthwerks-FWL, Incorporated[1][2]
Production Year 3060[3]
Use Construction
Agriculture
Tech Base Inner Sphere[1][2]
Chassis Type (Size) Wheeled (Medium)[1][2]
Equipment Rating E/X-X-E[2]
Cost  ???
Introduced 3060
Technical specifications
Mass 7 tons[1][2]
Speed 40 km/ph[1][2]
Top Speed 60 km/ph[1][2]
Power Plant I.C.E.[1][2]
Fuel (Type/Range) Alcohol / 2,666 km[1][2]
Armament None[1][2]
Heat Sinks None[1][2]
Fitted Equipment Lift Hoist
Armor Commercial Armor[1][2]
Barrier Armor Rating (BAR) BAR 4[1][2]
Crew 2 (2 enlisted/non-rated)[2]
BV (2.0)  ???



Description[edit]

The Hesiod is a civilian ultra light multi-use utility vehicle which was originally designed to be a cheap alternative to fixed configured conventional vehicles. It was first introduced in 3060 by Earthwerks, they designed the vehicle with Omni Technology. They had hoped that the vehicles ability to be reconfigured would appeal to potiential customers for various uses. Initially the vehicle became a success and was produced across the Inner Sphere. However, by mid-3060s, the FedCom Civil War disrupted sales in those regions, however sales within the League itself sustained the vehicle production. At one point, the vehicle production became so outstripped in the League, the production was outsourced from Earthwerk plants within the Capellan Confederation. The Factory workers on Bernardo would putting pressure to the company about discontinued imports through strikes and rumors of the Capellan base, the Hesiods had a low quality.[1][2]

Equipment and Capabilities[edit]

The 7 ton Heisod is equipped with 3 tons of Omni pod space and has a off-road Chassis and Controls Modifications.[1][2]

Configurations[edit]

Configuration 1[edit]

3 Tons of Standard Cargo - 1 Door (Rear)[1][2]

Configuration 2[edit]

.5 Tons of Standard Cargo - 1 Door (Rear)[1][2]

Notes: Combine mounted in front at 2.5 tons.

Configuration 3[edit]

1 Ton Standard Cargo - 1 Door (Rear)[1][2]

Notes: Bulldozer mounted in front at 2 tons.

Configuration 4[edit]

No Cargo Capacity - 1 Door (Rear)

Notes: front mounted Lift Hoist at 3 tons.[1][2]

Military Configuration[edit]

During the Jihad Earthwerks released a module that contained four Light Machine Guns. This pod is aimed by an additional crew member.[4]

Related Vehicles[edit]

Notes[edit]

As of this writing, there are no published record sheets for the Hesiod and its alternate-configurations.

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 1.16 1.17 Technical Readout: Vehicle Annex, p. 36, "Hesiod Utility Vehicle"
  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 2.18 2.19 Technical Readout: Vehicle Annex Revised, p. 42, "Hesiod Utility Vehicle"
  3. online date for the Hesiod
  4. Technical Readout: Vehicle Annex Revised, p. 230, "Armed And Dangerous - Hesiod Utility Vehicle"

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