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General Details
Name:  Improved Large Laser
Type (Category):  Weapon (Energy)
Technology:  Clan
Available To:  BattleMechs (BM), IndustrialMechs (IM)
Reference:  Interstellar Operations (p. 95)

Description:
The improved lasers used by the early Clans included the standard large laser and the large pulse laser. In both cases, engineering and machining refinements rendered these weapons smaller and more compact than their forebears, without sacrificing performance.

Game Rules:
Both the improved large laser and the improved large pulse laser perform in the same fashion, and with the same heat, damage, range, and to-hit modifiers as those made using the Inner Sphere technology base.

Construction Rules:
May be mounted on any available unit type in accordance with the unitís standard construction rules.
Clan Data
Prototype Date:  ~2812
Production Date:  —
Extinction Date:  2830
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
8 (8)
8 (8)
–/5/10/15 (Medium)
E
X-D-X-X
100,000
4
1
123.000

Additional Construction Rules
The following construction rules extend the ones previously listed and are applicable for this technology base:
 May be equipped with a Laser Insulator

RULES LEVEL PROGRESSION TABLE
Start Year
End Year
Rules Level
~2812
2829
Experimental

ALPHA STRIKE WEAPON CONVERSION TABLE
Heat
Short
Medium
Long
Extreme
Special Abilities
8
0.8
0.8

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