Heavy Small Laser

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Heavy Small Laser
Production information
Type Energy (Direct)
Tech Base Clan
Year Availability 3059 (CSA)[1]
Technical specifications
Heat 3[2]
Damage 6[2]
Minimum Range 0[2]
Short Range 1[2]
Medium Range 2[2]
Long Range 3[2]
Tons 0.5[2]
Critical Slots 1[2]
Ammo Per Ton --
Cost (unloaded) 20,000[1]
Ammo Cost (per ton) N/A
BV (2.0) 15[3]


Introduced in 3059 by Clan Star Adder developed the heavy lasers to deal more damage, but the side effect of that was increased heat output. In addition, a subtle firing delay and interference with a BattleMech's sensors means that the weapon suffers from poor accuracy.[4]


The Heavy Small Laser is manufactured on the following planets:

Brand Planet Company Used by References
Series 14k II Arcadia Arcadia BattleMech Plant CM-T4 ??? [citation needed]
Model II Strato Domingo Auxiliary Production Site 4 ??? [citation needed]


  1. 1.0 1.1 TechManual, p. 291, "Heavy Weapons And Equipment - Table"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 TechManual, p. 343, "Clan Heavy Weapons And Equipment Table"
  3. TechManual, p. 318, "Clan Weapons And Equipment BV Table"
  4. TechManual, p. 226, "Lasers"