Heavy Medium Laser

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Heavy Medium Laser
Production information
Type Energy (Direct)
Tech Base Clan
Year Availability 3059 (CSA)[1]
Technical specifications
Heat 7[2]
Damage 10[2]
Minimum Range 0[2]
Short Range 3[2]
Medium Range 6[2]
Long Range 9[2]
Tons 1
Critical Slots 2[2]
Ammo Per Ton --
Cost (unloaded) 100,000[1]
Ammo Cost (per ton) n/a
BV (2.0) 76[3]



Description[edit]

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]

Models[edit]

Model V[edit]

Manufactured on Manufactured by Typically used in References
Strato Domingo Auxiliary Production Site 4

Series 5K[edit]

Manufactured on Manufactured by Typically used in References
Huntress Abysmal Manufacturing Complex

Series 6A[edit]

The Clan Star Adder–developed Series 6A heavy medium laser is noted as matching the damage output, though not the range or accuracy, of the venerable Inner Sphere Parti-Kill PPC in a dramatically smaller package.[5]

Manufactured on Manufactured by Typically used in References
Arcadia Arcadia BattleMech Plant CM-T4 Hellfire [6]
Dagda Dagda Industrialplex Zeta Glass Spider 3 [7]

Series 22a[edit]

Manufactured on Manufactured by Typically used in References
Burrock [8]

References[edit]

  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 TechManual, p. 343, "Clan Heavy Weapons And Equipment Table"
  3. TechManual, p. 318, "Clan Weapons And Equipment BV Table"
  4. TechManual, p. 226, "Lasers"
  5. TechManual, p. 227 "Laser - Heavy Lasers"
  6. Technical Readout: 3067, p. 120: "Hellfire"
  7. Technical Readout: 3055 Upgrade, p. 116:"Glass Spider 3"
  8. Technical Readout: 3067 p. 126

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