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                 BattleMech Technical Readout

Name/Model:         Battle Hawk BH-K105
Designer:           Ruger
Source(s):          Custom Mordel.Net Units
Technology:         Inner Sphere
Technology Rating:  D
Tonnage:            30
Configuration:      Biped BattleMech
Era/Year:           Succession Wars / 3049
Rules (Current):    Introductory
Rules (Era):        Introductory
Rules (Year):       Introductory
Total Cost:         2,227,940 C-Bills
Battle Value:       775

Chassis:              Maltex 40 
Power Plant:          150 Fusion
Walking Speed:        54 kph    
Maximum Speed:        86.4 kph  
Jump Jets:            Luxor 2/Q 
    Jump Capacity:    150 meters
Armor:                Standard
    3 Medium Lasers
    1 SRM 4
    1 Machine Gun
Manufacturer:         Defiance Industries
    Primary Factory:  Hesperus II
Communications:       TharHes Thalia HM-22
Targeting & Tracking: TharHes Ares -5B

    While the Battle Hawk did not officially arrive on the battlefields of the Inner Sphere
    until after the Clan Invasion, the actual design work actually began back before the
    Wolfhound was fielded for the first time. The design fared poorly though, but not due to its
    slow speed for its size, nor because of the short ranged nature of its weapons, but because
    of a smear campaign by a jealous noble of House Steiner.

    An innovative design for its time, the Black Hawk-105 combined decent, but not spectacular
    mobility for a light ?Mech, and an armament package that could hit harder than some ?Mechs
    twice its size. For these reasons alone, it should have been a success. Combined with 6 tons
    of armored plate, this design should have been widely accepted. However, a minor noble felt
    slighted when his family?s electronics firm was passed over to supply this new design with
    its sensor and communications system.
    Acting on his petty jealousy?s, he hacked into the programming that the prototypes were
    given, making the system project sensor ghosts at odd times. Unfortunately, he was a good
    enough hacker that this scheme was never discovered, and the management team at TharHes
    Industries decided to back the Wolfhound project instead. A couple decades later, the Battle
    Hawk?s design was sold to Defiance Industries, who ended up modifying it to the 305 model,
    with which it began production.

    Having never reached past the prototype stage, the Black Hawk-105 never saw deployment,
    except for the two test units. Both of these disappeared under mysterious circumstances.

Equipment                                                             Mass                      
Internal Structure:                          Standard                  3.00                     
Engine:                                     150 Fusion                 5.50                     
    Walking MP:                                 5                                               
    Running MP:                                 8                                               
    Jumping MP:                                 5                                               
Heat Sinks (Single):                            11                     1.00                     
Gyro:                                        Standard                  2.00                     
Cockpit:                                     Standard                  3.00                     
Armor Factor:                                   96                     6.00                     
    Type:                                    Standard                                           

                                    Internal         Armor     
                                    Structure        Value     
    Head:                               3              9       
    Center Torso:                      10             16       
    Center Torso (rear):                               3       
    R/L Torso:                          7             10       
    R/L Torso (rear):                                  3       
    R/L Arm:                            5              9       
    R/L Leg:                            7             12       

Weapons and Ammo                                       Location          Critical     Tonnage   
Machine Gun                                               H                 1          0.50             
Jump Jet                                                  CT                1          0.50             
Machine Gun (Ammo 100)                                    LT                1          0.50             
SRM 4 (Ammo 25)                                           LT                1          1.00             
3 Medium Lasers                                           RA                3          3.00             
SRM 4                                                     LA                1          2.00             
2 Jump Jets                                               RL                2          1.00             
2 Jump Jets                                               LL                2          1.00             

Alpha Strike Statistics                                             
Point Value (PV): 22
TP: BM,  SZ: 1,  TMM: 2,  MV: 10"j
Damage: (S) 2 / (M) 2 / (L) 0,  OV: 1
Armor (A): 3,  Structure (S): 3