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                 BattleMech Technical Readout

Name/Model:         Thunder THR-2G
Designer:           09-Tyba
Source(s):          Custom Mordel.Net Units
Technology:         Inner Sphere
Technology Rating:  E
Tonnage:            70
Role:               Skirmisher
Configuration:      Biped BattleMech
Era/Year:           Dark Age / 3150
Rules (Current):    Tournament Legal
Rules (Era):        Tournament Legal
Rules (Year):       Tournament Legal
Total Cost:         18,379,607 C-Bills
Battle Value:       2,033

Chassis:              Hollis Mk. III Endo Steel
Power Plant:          Magna 350 XL
Walking Speed:        54 kph    
Maximum Speed:        86.4 kph  
Jump Jets:            None
    Jump Capacity:    None
Armor:                Durallex Super Light Ferro-Fibrous with CASE
Armament:             
    1 Defiance Hammerfist Heavy Gauss Rifle
    4 Diverse Optics ER Medium Lasers
    1 Sian/Ceres Jaguar LRM 5
Manufacturer:         Ceres Metals Industries
    Primary Factory:  Capella, St. Ives, Sian
Communications:       CeresCom Model 21-Rs
Targeting & Tracking: C-Apple Churchill

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Overview:
    As the Dark Age spirals on and the Davions, in particular, seek to restore the territory
    they lost to the Capellans, the venerable Thunder design returns to the front repeatedly.
    With the development of modern technologies beginning to outgun it on the battlefield, the
    CCAF asked for a model of the mech that was more modern. Ceres Metals obliged.

Capabilities:
    The mech has been pushed to the limit of weight-saving technology, with an added endo-steel
    chassis and light ferro-fibrous armor. Furthermore, the lasers have been decreased to ER
    models. All of this, however, makes room for the 2G key innovation: an imported Defiance
    heavy gauss rifle with 4 tons of ammo taking up the right and center torsos. The
    cooler-running rifle actually also allows a heat sink to be removed, and a fourth laser
    added. Impressively, the armor and speed of the mech are unchanged.

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Equipment                                                             Mass                      
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Internal Structure:                         Endo Steel                 3.50                     
Engine:                                       350 XL                  15.00                     
    Walking MP:                                 5                                               
    Running MP:                                 8                                               
    Jumping MP:                                 0                                               
Heat Sinks (Double):                         10 [20]                   0.00                     
Gyro:                                        Compact                   6.00                     
Cockpit:                                     Standard                  3.00                     
Armor Factor:                                  216                    13.00                     
    Type:                              Light Ferro-Fibrous                                      

                                    Internal         Armor     
                                    Structure        Value     
    Head:                               3              9       
    Center Torso:                      22             34       
    Center Torso (rear):                               9       
    R/L Torso:                         15             23       
    R/L Torso (rear):                                  7       
    R/L Arm:                           11             22       
    R/L Leg:                           15             30       

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Weapons and Ammo                                       Location          Critical     Tonnage   
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ER Medium Laser                                           H                 1          1.00             
CASE                                                      CT                1          0.50             
Heavy Gauss Rifle                                       CT/RT               11        18.00             
LRM 5 (Ammo 24)                                           CT                1          1.00             
LRM 5                                                     LT                1          2.00             
ER Medium Laser                                           RA                1          1.00             
Heavy Gauss Rifle (Ammo 16)                               RA                4          4.00             
2 ER Medium Lasers                                        LA                2          2.00             

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Alpha Strike Statistics                                             
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Point Value (PV): 43
TP: BM,  SZ: 3,  TMM: 2,  MV: 10"
Damage: (S) 4 / (M) 4 / (L) 2,  OV: 1
Armor (A): 7,  Structure (S): 3
Specials: CASE, IF0*