Medium Sub-Capital Laser

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Medium Sub-Capital Laser
Production information
Type Capital Direct Energy
Tech Base Inner Sphere[1]
Year Availability 3073[1] (WoB)[2]
Technical specifications
Heat 28[3]
Damage 2 (Capital)[3]
20 (Standard)[3]
Minimum Range N/A
Short Range 1-8
Medium Range 9-14
Long Range 15-19
Extreme Range 20-24
Tons 200[1]
Critical Slots N/A
Ammo Per Ton N/A
Cost (unloaded) 335,000[1]
Ammo Cost (per ton) N/A
BV (1.0) N/A
BV (2.0) 354[4]


The Medium Sub-Capital Laser, also known as the SCL/2, was the middleweight of the Sub-Capital Lasers produced by the Word of Blake. When it hit a target, it was like being hit by a Barracuda missile. Even more frighteningly, the SCL/2 wasn't dependant on ammunition so it could fire as long as the Pocket WarShip had power.[2]

Though they were more responsive to their control systems than their larger cousins, they still had difficulty targeting targets smaller than 500 tons.[2]


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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Tactical Operations, p. 411, "Heavy Weapons And Equipment Construction Data"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Tactical Operations, p. 343, "Sub-Capital Lasers"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Tactical Operations, p. 410, "Heavy Weapons And Equipment Combat Data"
  4. Tactical Operations, p. 384, "Inner Sphere Cabital Scale Weapons And Equipment BV Table"