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Variants
==Variants==
*;TAG : Introduced during the [[FedCom Civil War]] in [[3067]], this customer-ordered variant was first provided to the [[7th Donegal Guards|7th Donegal Guards's Armor Brigade]]. This variant replaces the vehicle's Medium Laser in favor for a [[Target Acquisition Gear|TAG]]. The vehicle has increased armor protection and receives a [[Guardian ECM]]. BV (1.0) = 149<ref>''Record Sheets: 3058 Upgrades'', p. 71</ref>, BV (2.0) = 325<ref>''Record Sheets: 3058 Unabridged (Inner Sphere)'', p. 13</ref>
*;SRM : Also introduced during the FedCom Civil Warin [[3062]], this is a battlefield-created variant. All the Centipede's original equipment is removed in favor for six front-mounted [[SRM 2|twin-tubed short range missile launchers]] and a ton of ammunition. The vehicle's armor has been slightly increased from the base model. BV (1.0) = 301<ref>''Record Sheets: 3058 Upgrades'', p. 71</ref>, BV (2.0) = 431<ref>''Record Sheets: 3058 Unabridged (Inner Sphere)'', p. 13</ref>
*;Commando : An updated variant, this version of the Centipede was released in [[3074]]. It carries four tons of [[Glazed Armor]] for protection, as the engineers thought it would likely take fire from energy weapons. A [[Guardian ECM Suite]] confuses enemy targeting systems as well. Additionally the Centipede Commando is equipped with an [[Armored Motive System]] that makes it less vulnerable to destroyed hoverskirts. Engineers also replaced the expensive [[fusion reactor]] with a [[Fuel Cell]] power source that can propel the Centipede Commando at up to 140km/h. The standard weapons were replaced by a pair of turret mounted [[Magshot]]s. These ballistic weapons allowed engineers to remove the power amplifiers and heat sinks needed by other Centipede versions while still providing some harassing fire capability. BV (2.0) = 455<ref>''Experimental Technical Readout: Steiner'', p. 10</ref>
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