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                 BattleMech Technical Readout

Name/Model:         Penetrator PTR-8D
Designer:           09-Tyba
Source(s):          Custom Mordel.Net Units
Technology:         Inner Sphere
Technology Rating:  E
Tonnage:            75
Role:               Skirmisher
Configuration:      Biped BattleMech
Era/Year:           Dark Age / 3150
Rules (Current):    Advanced
Rules (Era):        Advanced
Rules (Year):       Advanced
Total Cost:         15,702,750 C-Bills
Battle Value:       1,713

Chassis:              Crucis 
Power Plant:          Vlar 300 XL
Walking Speed:        43.2 kph  
Maximum Speed:        64.8 kph  
Jump Jets:            Anderson Propulsion 398 
    Jump Capacity:    120 meters
Armor:                Kallon Special Lite Light Ferro-Fibrous
    2 Diverse Optics 30AP Large Re-engineered Lasers
    6 Sutel Precision Line Medium Pulse Lasers
Manufacturer:         Kallon Industries
    Primary Factory:  Talon
Communications:       Dalban Micronics
Targeting & Tracking: Matabushi Sentinel

    A highly effective close-range brawler and urban combatant, the 8D is a return by Kallon
    Industries to the Penetrator design. While retaining its ?flashbulb? weapons styling, it has
    specialized away from its generalist roots, and has seen decent success wherever it has been

    An upgrade of the PTR-4D, the 8D removes the AMS, upgrades the engine to an XL version, and
    replaces the standard armor with light ferro-fibrous, adding one and half tons as well. This
    releases enough weight to replace the ER large lasers with re-engineered models, cutting
    through specialist armor easily to let the six unchanged pulse lasers hit their mark. The
    addition of four heat sinks lets three pulse lasers fire alongside both larges at zero heat,
    increasing effectiveness at close quarters.

    As the Dark Age spirals on, many variants of the 8D will go unrecorded. However, several
    field refits have occurred commonly enough to receive subvariant designations from Kallon.
    8DC: Covering any refit utilizing Clan-grade technology, this usually manifests as weapons
    and heat sinks. A ?six-cylinder?, equipped with six Clantech medium pulses, is a true terror
    on the battlefield.
    8DR: Dropping two pulse lasers for medium re-engineered lasers, this model loses damage but
    gains range and better ability against specialist armors.

Equipment                                                             Mass                      
Internal Structure:                          Standard                  7.50                     
Engine:                                       300 XL                   9.50                     
    Walking MP:                                 4                                               
    Running MP:                                 6                                               
    Jumping MP:                                 4                                               
Heat Sinks (Double):                         16 [32]                   6.00                     
Gyro:                                        Standard                  3.00                     
Cockpit:                                     Standard                  3.00                     
Armor Factor:                                  231                    14.00                     
    Type:                              Light Ferro-Fibrous                                      

                                    Internal         Armor     
                                    Structure        Value     
    Head:                               3              9       
    Center Torso:                      23             37       
    Center Torso (rear):                               9       
    R/L Torso:                         16             26       
    R/L Torso (rear):                                  6       
    R/L Arm:                           12             24       
    R/L Leg:                           16             32       

Weapons and Ammo                                       Location          Critical     Tonnage   
2 Jump Jets                                               CT                2          2.00             
3 Medium Pulse Lasers                                     RT                3          6.00             
3 Medium Pulse Lasers                                     LT                3          6.00             
Large Re-engineered Laser                                 RA                5          8.00             
Large Re-engineered Laser                                 LA                5          8.00             
Jump Jet                                                  RL                1          1.00             
Jump Jet                                                  LL                1          1.00             

Alpha Strike Statistics                                             
Point Value (PV): 40
TP: BM,  SZ: 3,  TMM: 1,  MV: 8"j
Damage: (S) 5 / (M) 5 / (L) 0,  OV: 1
Armor (A): 8,  Structure (S): 3
Specials: ENE, REL