Register Register

Author Topic: UM-BA-1 UrbanArmor  (Read 271 times)

glitterboy2098

  • Lieutenant Colonel
  • *
  • Posts: 9165
    • The Temple Grounds - My Roleplaying and History website
UM-BA-1 UrbanArmor
« on: 16 October 2020, 22:36:13 »
An urbanmech inspired heavy battlearmor meant to serve as area deterrent and support roles in an infantry/BA force.

would use a cockpit control set up similar to the Kanazuchi. would resemble an  urbanmech with a cylindrical domed torso, with a Heavy recoilless rifle in one arm, and an antipersonnel mount above a spotlight in the other arm. the body includes additional sensors. it is slow moving on the ground but has a boosted jump capacity to get around in built up areas.

Code: [Select]
UrbanArmor UM-BA-1
Type: UrbanArmor
Manufacturer: Unknown
    Primary Factory: Unknown

Tech Base: Inner Sphere (Standard)
Chassis Type:  Biped
Weight Class: Heavy
Maximum Weight: 1,500 kg
Battle Value: 237
Swarm/Leg Attack/Mechanized/AP: No/No/No/No
</p>

Equipment                                     Slots      Mass
Chassis:                                               300 kg
Motive System:                                               
     Ground MP:          1                               0 kg
     Jump MP:            2                             250 kg
Manipulators:                                                 
    Left Arm:            None                            0 kg
    Right Arm:           None                            0 kg
Armor:                   Standard (Basic)       0      400 kg
    Armor Value:         9 (Trooper)                         

                                         Slots           
Weapons and Equipment         Location (Capacity)   Mass 
Recoilless Rifle              Right Arm     3       325 kg
Anti Personnel Weapon Mount   Left Arm     1        5 kg 
Heat Sensor                     Body       1       20 kg 
Improved Sensors                Body       1       65 kg 
Searchlight                   Left Arm     1        5 kg 
Jump Booster                    Body       2       125 kg


in deployment flaws were identified which saw the suit production cancelled for redesign (it had a bad habit of falling over and not being able to get up)

worktroll

  • Ombudsman
  • Colonel
  • *
  • Posts: 22562
  • 504th "Gateway" Division
    • There are Monsters in my Sky!
Re: UM-BA-1 UrbanArmor
« Reply #1 on: 17 October 2020, 00:04:49 »
Clan Jade Falcon was there first ...



The Spheroid Pacification Suit, aka the "Urbanmental". Designed for use by spheroids who tested loyal to the Clan, the suit cut many corners in order to provide a suit of battle armour which could be used by those without the skill or genetic legacy of Clan elemental warriors. Armless, and armed with a recoilless rifle and antipersonnel weapon, the suit did have fireproof armour (to protect against molotovs, and flame fougasses), the suit had potential but proved too expensive for wide deployment.
* No, FASA wasn't big on errata - ColBosch
* The Housebook series is from the 80's and is the foundation of Btech, the 80's heart wrapped in heavy metal that beats to this day - Sigma
* To sum it up: FASAnomics: By Cthulhu, for Cthulhu - Moonsword
* Because Battletech is a conspiracy by Habsburg & Bourbon pretenders - MadCapellan
* The Hellbringer is cool, either way. It's not cool because it's bad, it's cool because it's bad with balls - Nightsky
* It was a glorious time for people who felt that we didn't have enough Marauder variants - HABeas2, re "Empires Aflame"

Giovanni Blasini

  • Major
  • *
  • Posts: 4874
  • And I think it's gonna be a long, long time...
Re: UM-BA-1 UrbanArmor
« Reply #2 on: 17 October 2020, 04:26:34 »
I'm OK with both of these!  :thumbsup:
"“Eternity is a long time, especially towards the end.” -- Stephen Hawking

Wolf72

  • Captain
  • *
  • Posts: 1650
Re: UM-BA-1 UrbanArmor
« Reply #3 on: 17 October 2020, 12:11:06 »
Leave it to CJF to resurrect Angry Birds!
War does not determine who is right, only who is left. -- said no Clanner ... ever!

KS #1357

 

Register