Anti-Personnel Gauss Rifle

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AP Gauss Rifle
Production information
Type Ballistic (Anti-Infantry)
Tech Base Clan
Year Availability 3069 (CJF)
Year Introduced 3069 (CJF)
Technology Rating F
Availability Rating E
Availability Ratings X/X/E
Technical specifications
Heat 1
Damage 3 (or 2D6 vs. Infantry)[1] OR 8B/6BS [2]
Minimum Range 0
Short Range 1-3
Medium Range 4-6
Long Range 7-9
Tons 0.5
Critical Slots 1
Ammo Per Ton 40
Cost (unloaded) 10,000
Ammo Cost (per ton) 3,000
BV (1.0) N/A
BV (2.0) 21


Developed in 3069 by Clan Jade Falcon, the Anti-Personnel Gauss Rifle is a scaled-down Gauss rifle meant for work against conventional infantry and battle armor. While functioning similarly to needler weapons, it fires metal flechettes at supersonic speeds, allowing for additional penetration against heavier armor, unlike traditional needler systems. Though the weapon began life as a battle armor weapon, it was soon adopted by heavier units throughout the Clans.[3]


The Anti-Personnel Gauss Rifle is manufactured on the following planets:


Manufactured on Manufactured by Typically used in References
Twycross Trellshire Heavy Industries Rifleman IIC 8 [4]


Manufactured on Manufactured by Typically used in References
Tamar W-7 Facilities Tundra Wolf 4 [5]

See Also[edit]


  1. Total Warfare p. 217 "Burst Fire Weapons Versus Infantry Table
  2. A Time of War p. 211 Anti-Infantry Weapons Table
  3. TechManual, p. 218, "Anti-Personnel Gauss Rifle"
  4. Technical Readout: 3085, p. 278, "Rifleman IIC 8"
  5. Technical Readout: 3085, p. 170, "Tundra Wolf 4"