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AN-94 Assault Rifle

by Rupert Boyeln


The AN-94 is the latest Russian assault rifle, and it is intended that it will replace the AK-74 in service as money becomes availible. It is rated by Jane's Infantry Weapons 1998-99 as the most advanced infantry rifle in service, thus placing it as mid to late TL8 (depending on your view of our current tech level). Like the now defunct G11 (the most advanced infantry rifle made to this point) the AN-94 has a three round burst system that gives a much higher than cyclic rate of fire for the burst. In the AN-94's case the ROF for the burst is 1800 rpm. As a result when firing three round bursts the first burst is not effected by recoil modifiers, although its recoil is still counted when determining the recoil penalty for any other bursts fired during the round. Add an extra Cr150 to the weapon price and 0.1kg to all weights to add the optional optical sight.

AN-94 Assault Rifle

Weapon Details
Tech Level: TL-8
Ammo : 5.45x39mm TL-7 necked
Muzzle Energy: 1383 joules (Tranq: 830 joules)
Weapon Length: 94.3 cm, 74.3 cm folded
Weapon Weight: 3.697 kg loaded(30 rnds), 3.9155 kg loaded (45 rnds), 4.133 kg loaded (60 rnds), 3.238 kg empty, with no magazine
Weapon Price: 864 Cr
Magazine Weight: 0.459 kg loaded, 0.186 kg empty (30 rnds), 0.6775 kg loaded, 0.268 kg empty (45 rnds), 0.895 kg loaded, 0.349 kg empty (60 rnds)
Magazine Price: Cr2 (30-round box), Cr3 (45-round box), Cr4 (60-round box)
Ammo Price: Cr0.18 (Ball), Cr0.36 (DS, HE, Tranq), Cr0.54 (HEAP)
Features: Folding stock, iron sight, long muzzle brake, bayonet lug
AmmoROF DamDice Pen ValBulk Magaz SS Burst S Range
Ball 3/5 2 1-Nil 4/6 30/45/60 2** 2/3 40 (42)
DS 3/5 2 1-Nil 4/6 30/45/60 2** 2/3 50 (51)
HE 3/5 3 Nil 4/6 30/45/60 2** 2/3 30 (32)
HEAP 3/5 3 2-2-2 4/6 30/45/60 2** 2/3 30 (32)
Tranq 3/5 -1* Nil 4/6 30/45/60 1 1/2 30 (26)

With optional Optic sight.
AmmoROF DamDice Pen ValBulk Magaz SS Burst S Range
Ball 3/5 2 1-Nil 4/6 30/45/60 2** 2/3 50 (47)
DS 3/5 2 1-Nil 4/6 30/45/60 2** 2/3 60 (57)
HE 3/5 3 Nil 4/6 30/45/60 2** 2/3 40 (35)
HEAP 3/5 3 2-2-2 4/6 30/45/60 2** 2/3 40 (35)
Tranq 3/5 -1* Nil 4/6 30/45/60 1 1/2 30 (28)

Notes: ** With a 45- or 60-round magazine these recoil values drop to 1.
Only the ball round is produced today. I've put the other rounds up in case anyone wants to use the AN-94 with other ammo types in their game.


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