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Masai Heavy Weapons Walker

design by Kyle Platte


This version of the Masai was designed for as a light anti-armor vehicle. Commanders are warned that despite the potential of the 50Mj RF plama gun, this vehicle cannot stand up to main battle tanks and is best used as a flanking element.



Masai Heavy Weapons Walker

General Data

Tech Level: 13
Price: 5.378 MCr
Size: 70 m3 (5 tons)
Mass (Unloaded/Loaded): 92.296 / 100.358

Engineering Data

Power Plant: 22 Mw Fusion Reactor w/1 year's fuel.
Maint: 17

Electronics

Controls: TL13 controls, TL-10 nav aids.
Computer: TL13 flight computer
Avionics: Flight Avionics, and TL13 terrain following. NOE=170kph
Commo: 3000km radio, 30,000km maser
Sensors: 300km fixed PEMS
ECM/ECCM: EM Masking
Life Support Basic
Cargo: 5.2 m3
Crew: 3 (Driver, Sensors/Commo, Gunner)
Passengers: None

Armament

Offensive Turret with 50Mj RF plasma gun and coaxial 6mm G-4P VRF gauss MMG Six launch rails for 9cm Knifejack series missiles.
Defensive: None
Ammo:300 rounds 50Mj and two cassettes 6mm gauss (50,000 rounds ea). Six Knifejack missiles.
Fire Control: EM rangefinder and ballistic/point defense computer
Stablization: Advanced, Fire at any speed.

Gauss MMG
Weapon ROF DamDice Pen Val Mag Short Rng
6mm dart 50 9 1-2-4 50,000Cx2 300 (450)
6mm HEAP 50 10 2-2-2 50,000Cx2 300 (335)
6mm HE 50 10 Nil 50,000Cx2 300 (335)
6mm tranq 50 -1 Nil 50,000Cx2 30 (30)

50 MJ Plasma Gun
Weapon ROF DamDiceBurstPen Pen Val Mag Short Rng
50Mj RF PlasmaSA5212 C-B:45-21 1-2-10 212-212-61-21 300 350

Missiles
Weapon Range Damage Pen Val Price Cbt Move Agility Seeker Rng
Knifejack 10 C-B:13-30 101C 11,710 5004 7 40km
Skipjack 35 C-B:13-30 101C 11,710 1390 5 40km
Lazyjack 110 (5) C-B:13-30 101C14,510 300 (5004) 3 (7) 40km/36km HOJ

Movement

Max Speed: 113kph over all terrain (flight pack allows 400kph airborne
Travel Move: 225 (800 in flight)
Combat Move: 50 (185 in flight)
Endurance: 1 year
Fuel Capacity: ???

Armor

Config: Turret
Suspension: Walker (Grav)
TF: 60 HF:60
TS: 30 HS: 30
TR: 14 HR: 14
Deck: 14 Belly: 30

Notes

The Masaiıs hull is a spherical design. As such, all armor facings require 17% of the MVM for each centimeter of armor added. The Masai has fuel scoops for refueling its flight tanks. As it has limited uses in a gas giant, the Masai typically refuels by dipping itıs belly intakes into a nearby water source. The Masai has no capacity for refining the fuel. The Masai is capable of folding itıs legs to allow the body to take cover behind buildings, trees or small hills. It takes a full three seconds to raise or lower the vehicle in this manner. When hidden properly, only the Masaiıs turrets and sensors are exposed over the cover. The MMG of the Masai is capable of selecting between the two cassettes. The plasma gun has 10 barrels and can fire up to five times per combat round. The Masai has a 0.213 Mw power surplus.


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