SRM-2 (Battle Armor)

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SRM-2
Production information
Type Missile
Tech Base IS/Clan
Year Availability 3050 (FC) / 2868 (CWF)
Technology Rating Clan = F

IS = E

Availability Ratings X/X/D
Technical specifications
Damage 2/Missile
Short Range 3
Medium Range 6
Long Range 9
Mass Clan = 70/40(OS)

IS = 120/75(OS) kg

Space Slots 2
Mass Per Reload 20kg
Cost (unloaded) 10,000[1]
BV (2.0) 21/4(One Shot)[2]
Ammo BV (2.0) 3[2]



Description[edit]

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.[3]

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.[3]

References[edit]

  1. TechManual, p. 297
  2. 2.0 2.1 TechManual, p. 318
  3. 3.0 3.1 TechManual, p. 261

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