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                 BattleMech Technical Readout

Name/Model:         Hunchback HBK-6K
Designer:           Alisa Wolfstein
Source(s):          Custom Mordel.Net Units
Technology:         Inner Sphere
Technology Rating:  E
Tonnage:            50
Configuration:      Biped BattleMech
Era/Year:           Jihad / 3076
Rules (Current):    Tournament Legal
Rules (Era):        Advanced
Rules (Year):       Advanced
Total Cost:         10,570,750 C-Bills
Battle Value:       1,643

Chassis:              Standard
Power Plant:          200 XL
Walking Speed:        43.2 kph  
Maximum Speed:        64.8 kph  [86.4 kph]
Jump Jets:            Standard
    Jump Capacity:    120 meters
Armor:                Light Ferro-Fibrous with CASE
    1 LB 20-X AC
    6 Medium Lasers
Manufacturer:         Unknown
    Primary Factory:  Unknown
Communications:       Unknown
Targeting & Tracking: Unknown

    Faced with the task of proposing a new medium mech for the DCMS, a team of student designers
    at the Sun Zhang academy decided instead to redesign a venerable Mech.
    Taking the Hunchback, which is fairly common in the Draconis Combine, the students elected
    to rebuild the frame using Endo Steel and strap on jump jets to the now strengthened frame.
    A new LB-20X design was proposed for the remodeled Hunchback along with twin ER MLs while a
    C3 link was added in line with the new tactics espoused by the DCMS.
    Lastly, an advanced electronics counter-measure package was installed to defeat the
    increasingly advanced EW suites in the modern battlefield.

    The installation of the LB-20X and ER MLs are expected to give the HBK-5K an extra range to
    its bite while the addition of jump jets adds a measure of agility to the old design.

    No working models of this design have been made as yet, though the students, now into the
    final year of studies are currently working on a prototype.
    An Alshain district think tank has suggested that the HBK-5K might work well with the
    remodelled PNT-9K2 Panther.

Equipment                                                             Mass                      
Internal Structure:                          Standard                  5.00                     
Engine:                                       200 XL                   4.50                     
    Walking MP:                                 4                                               
    Running MP:                               6 [8]                                             
    Jumping MP:                                 4                                               
Heat Sinks (Double):                         10 [20]                   0.00                     
Gyro:                                        Standard                  2.00                     
Cockpit:                                     Standard                  3.00                     
Armor Factor:                                  161                     9.50                     
    Type:                              Light Ferro-Fibrous                                      

                                    Internal         Armor     
                                    Structure        Value     
    Head:                               3              9       
    Center Torso:                      16             23       
    Center Torso (rear):                               5       
    R/L Torso:                         12             20       
    R/L Torso (rear):                                  4       
    R/L Arm:                            8             16       
    R/L Leg:                           12             22       

Weapons and Ammo                                       Location          Critical     Tonnage   
LB 20-X AC                                              CT/RT               11        14.00             
CASE                                                      LT                1          0.50             
LB 20-X AC (Ammo 15)                                      LT                3          3.00             
2 Medium Lasers                                           LT                2          2.00             
Supercharger                                              LT                1          0.50             
2 Medium Lasers                                           RA                2          2.00             
2 Medium Lasers                                           LA                2          2.00             
2 Jump Jets                                               RL                2          1.00             
2 Jump Jets                                               LL                2          1.00             

Alpha Strike Statistics                                             
Point Value (PV): 34
TP: BM,  SZ: 2,  TMM: 2,  MV: 10"/8"j
Damage: (S) 4 / (M) 4 / (L) 0,  OV: 1
Armor (A): 5,  Structure (S): 2
Specials: CASE, FLK1/1/-, JMPW1