Reflectorized Tarpaulin

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Reflectorized Tarpaulin
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Type Survival Gear
Tech Level TL–7
Cost Cr400
Reference TBD
Size 2.0 liters
Weight 1.0 kg
Manufacturer Various
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A Reflectorized Tarpaulin is a protective sheet used for temporary shelter.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

A reflectorized tarpaulin is a large reinforced aluminized sheet which reduces incoming radiation by reflection

  • A standard reflectorized tarpaulin measures 5x10 meters.
  • There are grommets around the edges to serve as tie-down or anchor points.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

A reflectorized tarpaulin is most commonly used to construct or protect temporary shelters, or to protect vehicles, equipment and supplies. A reflectorized tarpaulin is relatively light and flimsy compared to a standard tarpaulin manufactured from a heavy fabric but covers a far larger area.

A reflectorized tarpaulin has a shiny, highly visible surface.

A reflectorized tarpaulin offers little protection against Laser Weapons.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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