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Weapon & Equipment Information
General Details
Name:  Long Tom
Type (Category):  Weapon (Area-Effect)
Technology:  Primitive, Inner Sphere, Clan
Available To:  BattleMechs
Reference:  Tactical Operations (p. 284)

Description:
Description not provided

Game Rules:
Game rules not provided

Construction Rules:
May be mounted on any available unit type with adherence to the following construction rules:
 Not allowed if Land-Air (Bimodal), or Land-Air (Standard) is selected for the unitís Chassis
Primitive/Inner Sphere Data
Prototype Date:  2445
Production Date:  2500
Extinction Date:  —
Recovery Date:  —

WEAPONS AND EQUIPMENT COMBAT AND CONSTRUCTION TABLE
Heat (Aero)
Damage (Aero)
Range (Aero)
Rating
Availability
Cost (C-bills)
Weight (Tons)
Criticals
Battle Value
Direct-Fire
Explosive
20 (0)
25A (–)
30 boards (–)
B
450,000
30.000
30
368.000

Additional Construction Rules
The following construction rules extend the ones previously listed and are applicable for this technology base:
 May be split across multiple locations

RULES LEVEL PROGRESSION TABLE
Start Year
End Year
Rules Level
2445
2499
Experimental
2500
Advanced

AMMUNITION COMBAT AND CONSTRUCTION TABLE
Type
Rounds
Rating
Availability
Cost (C-bills)
Weight (Tons)
Battle Value
Explosive
Prototype
Production
Extinction
Recovery
Reference
Standard
5
C
10,000
1
46.000
PS
TO (p. 284)
Cluster
5
E
15,000
1
46.000
PS
TO (p. 354)
Copperhead
5
E
15,000
1
46.000
2640
2645
2800
3051
TO (p. 355)
Flechette
5
E
15,000
1
46.000
ES
TO (p. 355)
Fuel-Air
5
C
30,000
1
64.000
PS
IO (p. 165)
Illumination
5
C
5,000
1
46.000
ES
TO (p. 355)
Smoke
5
B
5,000
1
46.000
PS
TO (p. 355)
Thunder
5
C
15,000
1
46.000
2621
2833
3051
TO (p. 357)

ALPHA STRIKE WEAPON CONVERSION TABLE
Heat
Max Range
Damage
Area of Effect
Special Abilities
20
1,020"
3/1
6"
Artillery

Special Unit Abilities
The special unit abilities described here are intended for use with the Alpha Strike rule system:
 Artillery (ARTLT)
This special ability lets a unit make an artillery attack. Each different type of artillery a unit carries is listed separately, with the number indicating the number of that type carried. For example, a unit with two Long Tom artillery weapons would record this as ARTLT-2.

MTF Output → Weapon List:  Long Tom
MTF Output → Critical Slot:  ISLongTom
PDF Output → Critical Slot:  Long Tom
Clan Data
Prototype Date:  2445
Production Date:  2500
Extinction Date:  —
Recovery Date:  —

WEAPONS AND EQUIPMENT COMBAT AND CONSTRUCTION TABLE
Heat (Aero)
Damage (Aero)
Range (Aero)
Rating
Availability
Cost (C-bills)
Weight (Tons)
Criticals
Battle Value
Direct-Fire
Explosive
20 (0)
25A (–)
30 boards (–)
B
450,000
30.000
30
368.000

Additional Construction Rules
The following construction rules extend the ones previously listed and are applicable for this technology base:
 May be split across multiple locations

RULES LEVEL PROGRESSION TABLE
Start Year
End Year
Rules Level
2445
2499
Experimental
2500
Advanced

AMMUNITION COMBAT AND CONSTRUCTION TABLE
Type
Rounds
Rating
Availability
Cost (C-bills)
Weight (Tons)
Battle Value
Explosive
Prototype
Production
Extinction
Recovery
Reference
Standard
5
C
10,000
1
46.000
PS
TO (p. 284)
Cluster
5
E
15,000
1
46.000
PS
TO (p. 354)
Copperhead
5
E
15,000
1
46.000
2640
2645
TO (p. 355)
FASCAM
5
C
15,000
1
46.000
2621
TO (p. 357)
Flechette
5
E
15,000
1
46.000
ES
TO (p. 355)
Fuel-Air
5
C
30,000
1
64.000
PS
IO (p. 165)
Illumination
5
C
5,000
1
46.000
ES
TO (p. 355)
Smoke
5
B
5,000
1
46.000
PS
TO (p. 355)

ALPHA STRIKE WEAPON CONVERSION TABLE
Heat
Max Range
Damage
Area of Effect
Special Abilities
20
1,020"
3/1
6"
Artillery

Special Unit Abilities
The special unit abilities described here are intended for use with the Alpha Strike rule system:
 Artillery (ARTLT)
This special ability lets a unit make an artillery attack. Each different type of artillery a unit carries is listed separately, with the number indicating the number of that type carried. For example, a unit with two Long Tom artillery weapons would record this as ARTLT-2.

MTF Output → Weapon List:  Long Tom
MTF Output → Critical Slot:  CLLongTom
PDF Output → Critical Slot:  Long Tom