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]


Clan Star Adder developed the heavy lasers by tweaking standard lasers, resulting in a higher damage output and a greatly increased heat output.[4][5]


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]


Game Rules[edit]

The new lasers also created interference with 'Mech sensors, resulting in a +1 to-hit penalty.[6]


  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, "Heavy Lasers"
  5. BattleTech Master Rules, p. 128, "Heavy Lasers"
  6. Field Manual: Crusader Clans, p. 185, "Heavy Lasers"