Deathsled class Ground Effect Vehicle

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Deathsled class Ground Effect Vehicle
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Unpublished, non-canon vehicle design.
Tech Level TL–12
Mass 1.33 dton
Cost Cr632,012.59
Mode Flight (ACV/GEV)
Type Armored Fighting Vehicle
Speed 199.25kph
Cargo 1m3/ 1 ton
Crew 3 Driver, Gunner, and Commander
Passengers 0
Armament 7cm Hyper Velocity CPR Gun
(2) 100kg TAC Missiles
Manufacturer Various
Also see TBD

The Ras Tennol Deathsled class Ground Effect Vehicle / Air Cushion Vehicle is a TL-12 Armored Fighting Vehicle.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Ras Tennol Deathsled class ACV/GEV (TECH LEVEL C): The vehicle has a crew of 3 (driver, gunner and commander) and can carry two 100kg tac missiles on rails on the side of the turret. It mounts a 7cm single barrel, electric action, hyper-velocity auto-cannon in a stabilized mount in the turret with tech 10 direct fire control.

Basic Vehicle Characteristics[edit]

Following the Imperial Army and IISS Universal Vehicle Profile and data, additional information is presented in the format shown here. The small craft factor indicates the number of squadrons (of ten craft) carried on the vehicle when applicable. Tonnage on the universal vehicle profile is shown in kilotons (thousands of tons) where necessary.

Basic Vehicle Characteristics
#. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage Total mass loaded: 26.8 metric tons
  • Vehicle Dimensions: height: 1m (+1m turret) width: 3 m length: 6 m.
  • Total usable volume: 18.54 m3
2. Crew x3 crew: Driver, Gunner, and Commander.
3. Performance Movement: Maximum, 199.25kph/166 cm; Cruise, 149kph/124.5 cm.
  • Movement effect on fire: None
4. Electronics Equipment: Sealed environment with extended life support for 3 for CBR/NBC threats, Laser sensor to detect enemy target designators (4+) linked to a prismatic anti-laser smoke discharger launcher with a 100 can supply of aerosols, Thermal image for vision blocks and night operations, a 5000km range radio, and 1m3/ 1 ton of cargo space, Map Box with GPS link, 50 power Target Acquisition LADAR, Full weapons stabilization.

Power: 4 megawatt fusion power plant consumes 6 liters of fuel/ hour; fuel capacity 1,564 liters, enough for 260 hours (10.8 standard days). Power to Weight 149.

5. Hardpoints One fully rotating turret, located on the chassis deck. hardpoints.
6. Armament Weapons: The 70mm hyper-velocity, single barrel, electric action auto-cannon has a ROF of 20 and can engage and hit 2 target in 15 seconds. Its direct fire characteristics are: +2 signature
  • Effective Range Long Range Extreme Range
  • 2500 m +2 3500 m +1 5000 m
  • 3000 m w/KEAPER 4000 m 5500 m
  • Rounds mass 10kg and there is ammo storage for 400 shells enough for 20 fire phases. Ammo available includes: Cost:

:HE 14/2/2 Cr50 :HEAP 36 Cr75 :KEAP 36/32/28 Cr50 :KEAPER 34/30/26 Cr55

  • A LMG is mounted co-ax with the auto-cannon. 1600 rounds, enough for 20 fire phases are carried. Its direct fire characteristics are: +2 signature
  • Effective Range Long Range Extreme Range
  • 350 m (3)+4 700 m (2)+3 1000 m(2)+2
  • Two 100kg capacity Tac Missile launch rails are mounted on the exterior of the turret. There is space for 2 reload in the chassis.
  • Missiles available include:
HEAP 58 warhead Homing guidance 40.9 km range or 30.9 km range +10DM	Cr459
HEAP 58 warhead Target Designated guidance, same ranges Cr359.
7. Defenses Armor: Turret front, 35; Chassis front, 30; Turret sides, rear, and Chassis sides, 25; Chassis rear, belly and deck 20.
  • Target Size DMs: +1 low, +1 high hits.
8. Craft None.
9. Fuel Fuel capacity is 1,564 liters, enough for 260 hours (10.8 standard days)..
10. Cost Production Cost: Cr. 632,012.59
11. Construction Time 2 weeks.
12. Comments Available for mass production.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Deployed in troops of thirteen vehicles, one HQ and three platoons of four vehicles each. They serve in larger cavalry squadrons of the Ras Tennol Forces.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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