SRM-2 (Battle Armor)
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|Year Availability||3050 (FC) / 2868 (CWF)|
|Technology Rating|| Clan = F
IS = E
|Mass|| Clan = 70/40(OS)
IS = 120/75(OS) kg
|Mass Per Reload||20kg|
|BV (2.0)||21/4(One Shot)|
|Ammo BV (2.0)||3|
The SRM-2 is a twin-tube short-range missile launcher mounted on Battle Armor suits. SRMs were already one of the most powerful weapons available for conventional infantry, and so following their introduction they quickly became a favorite weapon of battle suit designs. More bulky than the portable launchers carried by infantry, the reliable SRM-2 benefits from the advanced fire controls and stability provided by battle armor while remaining smaller per tube than vehicular launchers.
The drawback to the small size is that the SRM-2's ammunition is directly integrated into the launcher; should one of the tubes be damaged, missiles tied to it cannot be fed to the other tube to be launched. The small size also means a more limited range of specialty ammunition is available - Inferno, Torpedo or Multi-Purpose Missiles - given the lack of storage space and alternative loading mechanisms. Enhanced targeting gear like Artemis IV cannot be connected to the launcher.
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