Mech: PRM-3R Preying Mantis

My Note: This mech was a design I came up with that would satisfy speed, armor and firepower at the 35 ton range.

PRM-3M Preying Mantis

Production Information

Manufacturer: None at this time
Tech Base: Inner Sphere 3025  (some experimental)
Production Year: 3020
Model: PRM-3R Preying Mantis
Class: Light
Designer: Shaan Solberg

Technical specifications

Mass: 35 tons
Chassis: Argile H/10 (utilizing Endo-steel equivalent experimental infrastructure)
Armor: Kalidasa Ceramic
Engine: 210 GM
Communications System: Tansech Omni-7
Targeting Tracking System: Tansech C30-97
Cruising Speed: 64.8 km/h.   (6 hexes)
Maximum Speed: 97.2 km/h (9 hexes)
Jump Jets: Northrup 12000
Jump Capacity: 180 meters.   (6 hexes)
Armament:
1x Magna 200 Small Laser
4x Magna II Medium Lasers
Weapon Heat: 13
Heat Dissipation: 13

Total Armor Points: 119
Head:          (09)  Center Torso/Rear  (17/5)
Left Arm    (12)         Left Torso/Rear  (11/5)    Left Leg (16)
Right Arm (12)      Right Torso/Rear  (11/5) Right Leg (16)

Internal Structure Points: 58
Head:          (03)    Center Torso (11)
Left Arm    (06)         Left Torso (08)    Left Leg (08)
Right Arm (06)      Right Torso (08) Right Leg (08)

BV: 954
Cost: 3,214,148 C-Bills

Link to Mech Record Sheet: Preying Mantis (35ton)

BACKGROUND

This mech was designed to engage in guerrilla warfare. Long periods away from ammunition resupply meant a reliance on Magna MK II Medium Laser and Smalltech Small Laser. The armor was maximized to increase field use, while the internal structure was refit with a new steel composite enabling less material and opening up 2.5 more tons.

VARIANTS

None at this time.

 

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