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                 BattleMech Technical Readout

Name/Model:         Warhammer WHM-7DA
Designer:           09-Tyba
Source(s):          Custom Mordel.Net Units
Technology:         Inner Sphere (Mixed)
Technology Rating:  F
Tonnage:            70
Configuration:      Biped BattleMech
Era/Year:           Dark Age / 3150
Rules (Current):    Tournament Legal
Rules (Era):        Tournament Legal
Rules (Year):       Tournament Legal
Total Cost:         7,255,883 C-Bills
Battle Value:       2,652

Chassis:              StarFrame Heavy Endo Steel
Power Plant:          GM 280 
Walking Speed:        43.2 kph  
Maximum Speed:        64.8 kph  
Jump Jets:            None
    Jump Capacity:    None
Armor:                Durallex Heavy with CASE
Armament:             
    2 ExoStar Balefire (Clantech) ER PPCs (C)
    4 ExoStar Pinnacle (Clantech) ER Medium Lasers (C)
    1 Pattern J7 SRM 6 (C)
    2 ExoStar Pinnacle (Clantech) ER Small Lasers (C)
Manufacturer:         StarCorps Industries
    Primary Factory:  Terra, Crofton
Communications:       O/P Com-500
Targeting & Tracking: O/P ScanopticsType 9+ with Advanced Targeting Computer

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Overview:
    The Republic?s signature

Capabilities:
    The WHM-8D is the descendent of the venerable Warhammer 6D, but has been given a complete
    redesign. It retains a weapons loadout similar to that of its forebearer, though mounting
    extended-range lasers and PPCs instead of the standard versions of those weapons. Replacing
    the traditional SRM 6 launcher is the new Harpoon Streak 6 launcher. The addition of the C3
    module allows this model to work in lances and companies with the new Thanatos and other
    C3-equipped AFFS 'Mechs. It retains the theoretically maximum-possible armor protection
    that, when combined with its standard fusion engine and CASE, makes the Warhammer 8D a
    powerful and tough BattleMech. In fact, to date no complaints about the 8D has yet been
    forwarded from the field.
    
    
    
    Variants
    
    
    
    Three additional Warhammer variants have seen the light of day. The Capellan
    Confederation is, of course, producing a stealth armor-equipped model to further their
    Shadow Lances. The LAAF version built on Son Hoa makes use of their light fusion engine,
    removing the small lasers and the C3 slave and filling the available mass with additional
    heat sinks. The Federated Suns has taken a completely different tactic with a second version
    built on Crofton, though; the WHM-9D increases replaces the power plant with a 350 extra
    light, and adds jump jets and a targeting computer.
    
    House Marik is already producing the 8D on Emris IV, but is also working on obtaining a
    license for Ronin, Inc. on Wallis, a company likely to design and produce a FWL-exclusive
    variant. The most disturbing fact, however, is that the WHM-9S has been sighted in service
    with the Black Warriors. No known units have been stolen from Son Hoa, however, and the LAAF
    has not yet determined the source of these Warhammers.

Deployment:
    StarCorps was able to deliver a full production run to each of the four involved Houses by
    mid-August of 3066, giving these new Warhammers the chance to test their mettle against
    other new 'Mech designs during the FedCom Civil War. Surprisingly, AFFS and LCAF reports
    show that every single Warhammer delivered to those two militaries is still in service. As
    it once did years ago, the Warhammer is again becoming the backbone for many heavy lances
    within the AFFC, CCAF, FWLM and the LAAF.

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Equipment                                                             Mass                      
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Internal Structure:                         Endo Steel                 3.50                     
Engine:                                     280 Fusion                16.00                     
    Walking MP:                                 4                                               
    Running MP:                                 6                                               
    Jumping MP:                                 0                                               
Heat Sinks (Double):                         17 [34]                   7.00                     
Gyro:                                        Standard                  3.00                     
Cockpit:                                     Standard                  3.00                     
Armor Factor:                                  216                    13.50                     
    Type:                                    Standard                                           

                                    Internal         Armor     
                                    Structure        Value     
    Head:                               3              9       
    Center Torso:                      22             33       
    Center Torso (rear):                              10       
    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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2 ER Medium Lasers (C)                                    CT                2          2.00             
CASE                                                      RT                1          0.50             
ER Medium Laser (C)                                       RT                1          1.00             
ER Small Laser (C)                                        RT                1          0.50             
SRM 6 (C)                                                 RT                1          1.50             
SRM 6 (Ammo 15) [Artemis IV] (C)                          RT                1          1.00             
ER Medium Laser (C)                                       LT                1          1.00             
ER Small Laser (C)                                        LT                1          0.50             
Targeting Computer (C)                                    LT                4          4.00             
ER PPC (C)                                                RA                2          6.00             
ER PPC (C)                                                LA                2          6.00             

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Alpha Strike Statistics                                             
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Point Value (PV): 49
TP: BM,  SZ: 3,  TMM: 1,  MV: 8"
Damage: (S) 6 / (M) 6 / (L) 4,  OV: 3
Armor (A): 7,  Structure (S): 6
Specials: CASE