Astrin class Grav APC

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Astrin class Grav APC (Late)
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Late version Astrin APC
Tech Level TL–14
Mass 200+ tons
Cost Mcr3.7
Mode Flight (Grav)
Type Armored Personnel Carrier
Speed 867kph
Cargo 9kl
Crew 2
Passengers 10
Armament RPV-14 Rapid Pulse Fusion Gun, Decoy Launcher or Laser PDS
Manufacturer Various
Also see Gravcraft
Reference TBD
Astrin class Grav APC (Early)
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Early version Astrin APC
Tech Level TL–14
Mass 199+ tons
Cost Mcr2.57
Mode Flight (Grav)
Type Armored Personnel Carrier
Speed 953kph
Cargo 8kl
Crew 2
Passengers 10
Armament Decoy Launcher or Laser PDS
Manufacturer Various
Also see Gravcraft
Reference TBD

The Astrin class Grav APC is the premier armored grav infantry transport of the Third Imperium

Description (Specifications)[edit]

A member of the Trepida & Astrin Grav Vehicle Family. The Astrin's deployment followed the Trepida's by about three years (1112). It carries up to ten combat-equipped soldiers (5 in power-armour).

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

It is a grav armored personnel carrier was developed as a companion to the Trepida grav tank for the RDA weapons system.

The Regency Army discovered that the early version (no turret) was not a good design and added a turret in later models; applying this retrospectively where possible. This slowed the vehicle but made it more mobile on the battlefield.

Class Naming[edit]

The vehicle class is named for the Astrin Family.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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