Medium Variable Speed Pulse Laser

Medium Variable Speed Pulse Laser
Production information
Type Energy (Pulse)
Tech Base Inner Sphere
Year Availability 3070
Technical specifications
Heat 7
Damage 9/7/5
Short Range 0-2
Medium Range 3-5
Long Range 6-9
Tons 4
Critical Slots 2
Cost (unloaded) 200,000[1]
BV (1.0) N/A
BV (2.0) 56[2]


The Medium Variable Speed Pulse Laser is, as its name suggests, the mid-sized version of the Variable Speed Pulse Lasers in use. At twice the weight of a standard Medium Pulse Laser, a Word of Blake MechWarrior can inflict up to half again as much damage with this weapon.


Brand Planet Company
Blankenburg[3] Unknown Unknown
Incinerator Arc-Royal Arc-Royal MechWorks[4]
Ramtech 5500V[5] Unknown Unknown
Type 47V[6] Unknown Diverse Optics Incorporated


  1. Tactical Operations, p 407
  2. Tactical Operations, p 382
  3. Technical Readout: 3145 Capellan Confederation, p. 22-23, "AAV Heavy Artillery Vehicle"
  4. Technical Readout: Prototypes, p. 46
  5. Starterbook: Wolf and Blake, p. 40
  6. Technical Readout: 3145 Free Worlds League, p. 30-31, "VT-U1 Violator"