General Mechanics

General Mechanics
Corporation Profile
Headquarters: Mars
Leadership: CEO
Products: BattleMechs


By 2470, Lucas Technologies merged with General Mechanics, forming one of the largest military contractors in the Terran Hegemony.[1] In 2767, General Mechanics was taken over by General Motors, though several planets still refer to their local branches by the original branch name. [2]


General Mechanics has manufacturing centers on the following planets:


Components produced on Mars:[3][4]
Component Type
WSP-1 Wasp[4] Light BattleMech (Primitive)
WSP-1A Wasp[5] Light BattleMech
WSP-3L Wasp[citation needed] Light BattleMech
KTO-20 Kintaro[3] Medium BattleMech
1A Type 5 Wasp[5]
1A Type 5 Endo Steel Wasp[citation needed]
Technicron-2 Endo Steel Kintaro[3]
Fusion Engine
Hermes 120 Wasp[citation needed]
Core Tek 275 Kintaro[3]
Jump Jets
Rawlings 52 Wasp[citation needed]
Ferro-fibrous Armor
Leopard V ferro-fibrous Kintaro[3]
Communications System
Duotech 65 Wasp[citation needed]
OmniComm 3 Kintaro[3]
Targeting-Tracking System
RadCom TXX Wasp[citation needed]
Starbeam 3000 Kintaro[3]
Medium Laser
Magna Mk. II for Export[citation needed]
Large Laser
Magna Mk. III Shipped to Terra for Emperor[citation needed]
ER Medium Laser
Magna Mk. VI Kintaro[3] & Wasp[citation needed]
Hovertec Hex Kintaro[3]
Death Blossom Wasp/Shipped to Terra for Ahab[citation needed]
Narc Missile Beacon
Series II Pragma Kintaro/Shipped to Terra for Phoenix Hawk[citation needed]


  1. Experimental Technical Readout: Primitives, Volume 2, p. 11
  2. Handbook House Davion, p.172
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 Technical Readout: 3050 Upgrade, p. 200, "Produced Kintaro Components"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Experimental Technical Readout: Primitives, Volume 2, p. 3
  5. 5.0 5.1 Technical Readout: 3025, p. 10