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Name/Model:         Destroyer DST-1
Designer:           spdragoo
Source(s):          Custom Mordel.Net Units
Technology:         Inner Sphere
Technology Rating:  D
Tonnage:            100
Configuration:      Biped BattleMech
Era/Year:           Star League / 2780
Rules (Current):    Introductory
Rules (Era):        Introductory
Rules (Year):       Introductory
Total Cost:         9,130,000 C-Bills
Battle Value:       1,837

Chassis:              Earthwerks TDR II 
Power Plant:          Vlar 300 
Walking Speed:        32.4 kph  
Maximum Speed:        54 kph    
Jump Jets:            None
    Jump Capacity:    None
Armor:                Ryerson 150
    1 Pontiac 100 Autocannon/20
    1 Pontiac 50 Autocannon/10
    4 Diverse Optics Type 18 Medium Lasers
Manufacturer:         Taurus Territorial Industries, Vandenberg Mechanized Industries
    Primary Factory:  Taurus (TTI), Pinard (VMI)
Communications:       Neil 8000
Targeting & Tracking: RCA Instatrac Mark X

    This design is not mine, to be honest.  I found a 2nd Edition Box Set last year at Half
    Price Books, & in the box someone still had a number of custom designs they had created.  My
    main contribution has been on the fluff side -- yes, I tend to favor the Taurians as a
    faction.  The primary reason for choosing this to be an enlarged Thunderbolt variant was
    twofold.  First, the Thunderbolt is one of the few designs that already has 3 medium lasers
    in the left torso.  Second, it was one of the designs available to the Taurian Concordat.

    The Destroyer is a custom Thunderbolt variant developed as a potential assault-class 'Mech
    by the Taurian Concordat after the Reunification War.  The base Thunderbolt chassis was
    increased to 100 tons to allow it to go toe-to-toe with Star League & Davion assaults.  The
    engine was replaced by a Vlar 300, which reduced its top speed by 17%.  For the weapons
    package, all but the 3 medium lasers in the left torso were replaced by a Pontiac 100 Class
    20 Autocannon in the right torso with 3 tons of ammo & a Pontiac 50 Class 10 Autocannon in
    the left arm with 2 tons of ammo.  A 4th medium laser was mounted in the right arm, along
    with 6 additional heat sinks to offset the massive amount of heat.  The remaining tonnage
    allowed additional armor to be mounted, matching the vaunted Atlas for protection.

Equipment                                                             Mass                      
Internal Structure:                          Standard                 10.00                     
Engine:                                     300 Fusion                19.00                     
    Walking MP:                                 3                                               
    Running MP:                                 5                                               
    Jumping MP:                                 0                                               
Heat Sinks (Single):                            21                    11.00                     
Gyro:                                        Standard                  3.00                     
Cockpit:                                     Standard                  3.00                     
Armor Factor:                                  304                    19.00                     
    Type:                                    Standard                                           

                                    Internal         Armor     
                                    Structure        Value     
    Head:                               3              9       
    Center Torso:                      31             49       
    Center Torso (rear):                              12       
    R/L Torso:                         21             31       
    R/L Torso (rear):                                 11       
    R/L Arm:                           17             33       
    R/L Leg:                           21             42       

Weapons and Ammo                                       Location          Critical     Tonnage   
Autocannon/20 (Ammo 10)                                   CT                2          2.00             
Autocannon/20                                             RT                10        14.00             
Autocannon/20 (Ammo 5)                                    RT                1          1.00             
3 Medium Lasers                                           LT                3          3.00             
Medium Laser                                              RA                1          1.00             
Autocannon/10                                             LA                7         12.00             
Autocannon/10 (Ammo 20)                                   LA                2          2.00             

Alpha Strike Statistics                                             
Point Value (PV): 49
TP: BM,  SZ: 4,  TMM: 1,  MV: 6"
Damage: (S) 5 / (M) 5 / (L) 0,  OV: 0
Armor (A): 10,  Structure (S): 8
Specials: AC3/3/-