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                 BattleMech Technical Readout

Name/Model:         Ballista BLS-05
Designer:           Some guy
Source(s):          Custom Mordel.Net Units
Technology:         Inner Sphere (Mixed)
Technology Rating:  F
Tonnage:            100
Role:               Sniper
Configuration:      Biped BattleMech
Era/Year:           Dark Age / 3124
Rules (Current):    Standard
Rules (Era):        Standard
Rules (Year):       Advanced
Total Cost:         24,746,000 C-Bills
Battle Value:       3,070

Chassis:              Hollis Mark II 
Power Plant:          Magna 300 XL
Walking Speed:        32.4 kph  
Maximum Speed:        54 kph    
Jump Jets:            None
    Jump Capacity:    None
Armor:                Imstar V-Stealth Stealth
    2 Type DDS "Kingston" ER PPCs (C)
    2 Imperator Ultra AC/5s (C)
Manufacturer:         Hollis Incorporated, Yori MechWorks
    Primary Factory:  Unknown (HI), Unknown (YMW)
Communications:       O/P Com-211 with Guardian ECM Suite
Targeting & Tracking: Blade 12 with Advanced Targeting Computer

    The BLS-05 is almost a complete redesign of the Ballista and its purpose. It mounts two Type
    DDS "Kingston" ER PPCs, and two Imperator Ultra AC/5's, all of Clan spec. Each PPC utilizes
    a capacitor to increase damage, though it also increases heat. These powerful weapon systems
    are made deadlier by a Blade 12 Targeting Computer. This is coupled with a Guardian ECM
    Suite and 19.5 tons of Stealth Armor, and this 'Mech excels at targeting and eliminating
    single targets. However, the BLS-05 suffers from issues with heat. It does not have enough
    heat sinks to dissipate all of its heat. However, a Coolant Pod has been integrated into the
    head section in order to fully dissipate heat. But, because of the single use nature of a
    coolant pod, it is to be used only at a time where the 'Mech physically cannot dissipate
    heat. When the 'Mech is cooling down, it may fire its Ultra AC/5's if need be, as they
    generate very little heat. It may, alternatively, recharge its PPC capacitors, though this
    will still result in excess heat.

    The BLS-05 is a 'Mech to be feared, as, for its weight class, it is able to survive large
    amounts of enemy fire, and then fire back with equivalent, if not stronger firepower. Not
    only this, but the Targeting Computer makes it deadly accurate, and Stealth Armor makes it
    difficult to achieve a bead on it in the first place.

    The BLS-05 saw use by the Lyrans, in defense against the Wolf Empire. It was used to deadly
    effect, even against what would have been superior Clan 'Mechs. Of course, this was due in
    part to the fact that it used mostly Clan spec equipment.

    The BLS-05 is itself a variant of the BLS-01.

Equipment                                                             Mass                      
Internal Structure:                          Standard                 10.00                     
Engine:                                     300 XL (C)                 9.50                     
    Walking MP:                                 3                                               
    Running MP:                                 5                                               
    Jumping MP:                                 0                                               
Heat Sinks (Double):                       18 [36] (C)                 8.00                     
Gyro:                                        Standard                  3.00                     
Cockpit:                                     Standard                  3.00                     
Armor Factor:                                  307                    19.50                     
    Type:                                    Stealth                                            

                                    Internal         Armor     
                                    Structure        Value     
    Head:                               3              9       
    Center Torso:                      31             50       
    Center Torso (rear):                              12       
    R/L Torso:                         21             34       
    R/L Torso (rear):                                  8       
    R/L Arm:                           17             34       
    R/L Leg:                           21             42       

Weapons and Ammo                                       Location          Critical     Tonnage   
Coolant Pod (C)                                           H                 1          1.00             
Guardian ECM Suite                                        CT                2          1.50             
Targeting Computer (C)                                    LT                6          6.00             
ER PPC w/ Capacitor (C)                                   RA                3          7.00             
Ultra AC/5 (C)                                            RA                3          7.00             
Ultra AC/5 (Ammo 40) (C)                                  RA                2          2.00             
ER PPC w/ Capacitor (C)                                   LA                3          7.00             
Ultra AC/5 (C)                                            LA                3          7.00             

Alpha Strike Statistics                                             
Point Value (PV): 51
TP: BM,  SZ: 4,  TMM: 1,  MV: 6"
Damage: (S) 4 / (M) 4 / (L) 4,  OV: 0
Armor (A): 10,  Structure (S): 5
Specials: ECM, STL