M5 class Parathan Light Helicopter

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M5 class Parathan Light Helicopter
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Unpublished, non-canon vehicle design.
Tech Level TL–9
Mass TBD dton
Cost TBD
Mode Flight (Helicopter)
Type Reconnaissance Vehicle
Speed TBD kph
Cargo TBD
Crew TBD
Passengers TBD
Armament TBD
Manufacturer Various
Also see TBD
Reference TBD

The M5 class Parathan Light Helicopter is a TL-6 Scout Helicopter.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

M5 class Parathan Light Helicopter (TECH LEVEL 6): The helicopter has enhanced controls and avionics. It has a crew of 1 pilot in a simple armored cockpit.

Vehicle volume: 120m3.
Total mass: loaded: 2 tons and can carry 0.7 tons of payload.
Production Cost: Cr. 210,606.45
Movement: Maximum 200kph/167cm, Cruise 140kph/117cm, NOE 50kph/41.6cm.
Movement effect on fire: move less than 1/2 -4 EFP; move more than 1/2 -4 FFP/No Fire EFP
Damage Points: 20.
Agility: 2
Equipment: 200 power radio, passive IR, search light.
Power: The engines consume 100 liters of fuel per hour, internal fuel capacity 200 liters, enough for 2 hours. One way range: 280km on internal fuel.

There is a single TAC missile launch rail for 22kg, +1 to hit, 4km range, HEAP 45 warhead, wire guided missiles which cost Cr. 83.5 each and are included in the price.

There is a stabilized heavy machine gun in a fixed forward mount. They can engage 4 targets and have a +2 signature. There is storage for 1,600 rounds, enough for 40 fire phases for each. Their direct fire characteristics are:

Effective Long Extreme
50(6)+3 100(5)+2 150(3)+1
Vehicle: 12
Weapons: 3
Electronics: 3

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: TBD metric tons.
  • Vehicle Dimensions: TBD
  • Total usable volume: TBD
2. Crew TBD
3. Performance Movement: TBD
4. Electronics Equipment: TBD
5. Hardpoints TBD
6. Armament Weapons: TBD
7. Defenses TBD
8. Craft None.
9. Fuel Fuel capacity TBD liters, enough for TBD hours (...almost TBD standard days).
10. Cost Production Cost: Cr. TBD
11. Construction Time TBD weeks.
12. Maintenance TBD
13. Comments TBD

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Designed and manufactured at TL–6, these vehicles were commissioned and license built for the certain military clients on Paratha (world), in the Ras Tennol Subsector of the Far Home Sector in the Distant Fringe. They serve as light aero-scouts for the mechanized battalions of the Paratha Combat Brigades.

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