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Long Tom Artillery Piece

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Long Tom Artillery Piece
Production information
Type Artillery
Tech Base Inner Sphere/Clans[1]
Year Availability Pre-Spaceflight [1]
Technology Rating B[1]
Availability Ratings C[1]/C[1]/C[1]
Technical specifications
Heat 20[2]
Damage 30/20/10
Minimum Range -
Short Range -
Medium Range -
Long Range 30 Maps[2]
Tons 30[1]
Critical Slots 30[1]
Ammo Per Ton 5[2]
Cost (unloaded) 450,000[1]
Ammo Cost (per ton) 10,000[1]
BV (1.0)  ?
BV (2.0) Clan = 560[3]
46 (Ammo)[3]

IS = 368[4]
46 (Ammo)[4]

DescriptionEdit

The Long Tom Artillery Piece is the largest conventional artillery piece designed by Armstrong Industries. It is the primary weapon of the LT-MOB-25 Mobile Long Tom Artillery vehicle, which is better known as the Mobile Long Tom.

It was also the primary heavy artillery unit of the first Star League Defense Force.[5]

Game RulesEdit

The Long Tom is the largest Artillery piece that can be mounted on a vehicle, taking up 30 critical slots. It also has the longest range of any non Cruise Missile type weapon. It deals the highest damage of conventional tube artillery, at 30 damage with direct impact using conventional ammunition.

The Long Tom artillery's ammunition options include Smoke, Anti-Personnel, Illumination, Copperhead, Flechette, Thunder/FASCAM, Cluster, and High Explosive Rounds (High Explosive rounds considered the "Standard" rounds for tube artilery).

ModelsEdit

The Artillery Piece is manufactured on the following planets:

Brand Planet Company Used by References
Long Tom Rifle Bainsville Armstrong Industries  ??? [citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 Tactical Operations, p. 405, "Heavy Weapons And Equipment Construction Data"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Tactical Operations, p. 404, "Heavy Weapons And Equipment Combat Data"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Tactical Operations, p. 385, "Clan Weapons and Equipment BV Table"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Tactical Operations, p. 383, "Inner Sphere Weapons and Equipment BV Table"
  5. Technical Readout: 2750, p. 102 "Chaparral"

BibliographyEdit