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Category: Highest Battle Value Level 2 BattleMech. Full specifications and discussion can be seen here.

War BV W 20K
by
Neil "Leon Shirow" Ritchie

 

BattleMech Technical Readout
 
Type/Model: War BV W 20K
Tech: Clan / 3067
Config: Biped OmniMech
Rules: Level 2, Modified design
   
Mass: 100 tons
Chassis: Bergan XX Standard
Power Plant: 300 Clan Type XL Fusion
Walking Speed: 32.4 km/h
Maximum Speed: 54.0 km/h
Jump Jets: 3 Clan Series Type 4 Heavy Standard Jump Jets
   Jump Capacity: 90 meters
Armor Type: Compound 12A1 Standard
Armament:
2 Clan Mk. XVII ER PPCs
6 Series Mk. 3 ER Medium Lasers
1 Omega 12-Coil Gauss Rifle
1 ECM Suite
Manufacturer:    Bergan Industries
   Location:    Alshain
Communications System:    Garret L15A
Targeting & Tracking System: RCA-A

 
Overview:

In 3067 Clan scientists began work on a new OmniMech to provide long range direct fire support to lighter Mechs. The design has been given the development name of War and is currently undergoing weapon configurations testing.

Capabilities:

The chassis was based on that of the Dire Wolf to shorten development time, the only difference being the amount of armour mounted, and the number of fixed heat sinks. The War BV version tested mounts jumpjets to aid battlefield mobility and the weapons consist of an ERPPC and ER medium laser in each arm and a Gauss rifle in the left torso with three tonnes of ammunition, and enough heat sinks to fire them all without causing serious heat concerns, as the design is rather slow four ER medium lasers were fitted firing into the rear arc of the Mech. to give some deterrence against more agile opponents trying to attack the thin rear armour. To assist in providing accurate fire in the intended role of fire support all the weapons are tied to a targeting computer, and a ECM suite is fitted for use in disrupting Inner Sphere C3 networks and providing protection against accurate fire from Artemis equipped opponents.

Variants:

Various configurations are being tested.


Type/Model: War BV W 20K
Mass: 100 tons
Equipment:   Crits Mass
Internal Structure: 152 pts Standard 0 10.00
Engine: 300 XL 10 9.50
   Walking MP: 3    
   Running MP: 5    
   Jumping MP: 3    
Heat Sinks: 21 Double [42] 18 11.00
   (Heat Sink Loc: 3 LA, 3 RA, 1 RT, 1 LL, 1 RL)
Gyro:   4 3.00
Cockpit, Life Support: 5 3.00
Actuators: L: Sh+UA, R: Sh+UA 12 .00
Armor Factor: 280 pts Standard 0 17.50

    Internal Armor
    Structure Value
  Head: 3 9
  Center Torso: 31 41
  Center Torso (Rear):   10
  L/R Side Torso: 21 30/30
  L/R Side Torso (Rear):   10/10
  L/R Arm: 17 30/30
  L/R Leg: 21 40/40

Weapons & Equipment: Loc Heat Ammo Crits Mass
1 ER PPC RA 15   2 6.00
1 ER Medium Laser RA 5   1 1.00
1 ER PPC LA 15   2 6.00
1 ER Medium Laser LA 5   1 1.00
1 ER Medium Laser RT(R) 5   1 1.00
1 Gauss Rifle LT 1 24 9 15.00
   (Ammo Loc: 1 LA, 1 RA, 1 LT)
1 ECM Suite LT 0   1 1.00
1 ER Medium Laser LT(R) 5   1 1.00
1 ER Medium Laser CT(R) 5   1 1.00
1 ER Medium Laser HD(R) 5   1 1.00
1 Targeting Computer RT     6 6.00
3 Standard Jump Jets:       3 6.00
   (Jump Jet Loc: 1 LT, 1 RT, 1 CT)
TOTALS:   61   78 100.00
Crits & Tons Left:       0 .00

Calculated Factors:
Total Cost: 29,777,500 C-Bills
Battle Value: 3,725
Cost per BV: 7,993.96
Weapon Value: 5,912 / 5,912 (Ratio = 1.59 / 1.59)
Damage Factors:    SRDmg = 59; MRDmg = 46; LRDmg = 28
BattleForce2: MP: 3J,   Armor/Structure: 7/6
    Damage PB/M/L: 8/6/5,   Overheat: 0
    Class: MA,   Point Value: 37
    Specials: omni, ecm

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