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Luduan Scout Vehicle
Production information
Manufacturer Novis AT-H, Inc.[1]
Production Year 3136[2]
Mission Artillery Spotting[1]
Electronic Warfare[1]
Type Hovercraft[1]
Technical specifications
Mass 25[1]
Armor Hellespont Lite Stealth[1]
Engine Magna 145 fusion[1]
Speed 183 km/h
Communications System Ceres Metals Model 777[1]
Targeting Tracking System Apple Churchill 3000[1]
Heat Sinks 10[1]
BV (2.0) 453[1][3]


The Luduan Scout Vehicle was designed as a response to the lack of specialized units following the secret buildup of the Capellan Confederation Armed Forces prior to the Capellan Crusades. Intended to act as a force multiplier, the Luduan was not designed to be a front-line combat vehicle. Instead, the Luduan's role is to root out concealed enemy units, to jam enemy attempts to detect concealed Confederation forces, and to provide target designation for Capellan forces, roles that it performs ably thanks to its superior detection and electronic warfare equipment.[1]

Weapons and Equipment[edit]

Due to its battlefield mission the Luduan carried only three Mydron Mini Magshot Gauss Rifles as offensive weapons, mounted in a turret alongside the TAG system and supplied from a single ton of ammunition stored in the body of the vehicle.[1]


As of 3145 there were no variants of the Luduan in service.[1]

Design Quirks[edit]

The Luduan was subject to the following Design Quirk:[1]


  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 Technical Readout: 3145 Capellan Confederation, p. 8-9, "Luduan Scout Vehicle"
  2. MUL online date for the Luduan
  3. Record Sheets: 3145 Unabridged, p. 72