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BattleTech Player Boards => Fan Designs and Rules => BattleMechs => Topic started by: Dragon Cat on 10 January 2022, 17:47:15

Title: Yamal/Kangaroo LKG-04
Post by: Dragon Cat on 10 January 2022, 17:47:15
This Design I first saw on Facebook.  It was posted by Xander MacLeod.  I'm posting it here as I've used it in my AU with the designer's permission.  I changed the design slightly from the Facebook design to include a Command Cockpit so it can carry a passenger in a secure area, I also changed the Command cockpit to the front for fluff purposes.

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Yamal (LKG-04 Kangaroo)
3063 IS Heavy


Source: My Own Custom /
Type/Model: Kangaroo
Tech: Inner Sphere / 3063
Config: Biped BattleMech
Rules: Level 4, Experimental design

Mass: 60 tons
Power Plant: 300 Fusion
Walking Speed: 54.0 km/h
Running Speed: 86.4 km/h
Jump Jets: 5 Standard Jump Jet
Jump Capacity: 150 meters
Jump Jet Manufacturer:
Armor Type:  Stealth
1 Command Console
1 Guardian ECM Suite
4 ER Medium Laser
1 Flamer
1 Anti-Missile System
Communications System:
Targeting and Tracking System:

Designed under the name Yamal the Mech is more commonly named and deployed under the name Kangaroo
due to the Mechs shape and its rendency to jump around.  Originally the design called for a
 cargo pouch for transport but the forward cockpit was seen as a valid compromise.

The Yamal or more commonly known as Kangaroo BattleMech is a recently developed Mech
deployed by the Capellan Confederation in its Augmented and Stealth Lances.  The Kangaroo
 is a sixty ton BattleMech and is capable of eighty-six kilometres per hour at maximum speed. 
It is also able to jump one  hundred and fifty metres.

The BattleMech is armed with four torso mounted Extended-Range Medium Lasers, it has a flame
thrower mounted near the left shoulder socket.
 The Mech is equipped with an anti-missile system for additional protection.  Finally the
 Mech has a Command Cockpit at the front of the bridge which can be used by command officers
 or be equipped to
carry prisoners.

Type/Model:  Yamal (LKG-40 Kangaroo)
Mass: 60 tons

Equipment:                                 Crits    Mass
Int. Struct.:  99 pts Endo Steel            14      3.00
(1 CT,4 LA,3 LT,5 RA,1 RT)
Engine:        300 Fusion                    6     19.00
   Walking MP:   5
   Running MP:   8
   Jumping MP:   5
Heat Sinks:     14 Double [28]               6      4.00
Gyro:                                        4      3.00
Cockpit, Life Supt., Sensors:                5      3.00
L: Sh+UA    R: Sh+UA                         4      0.00
Armor Factor:  192 Stealth                  12     12.00
(Armor Crit Loc:  2 LA, 2 RA, 2 LT, 2 RT, 2 LL, 2 RL)

                          Internal    Armor
                          Structure   Value
   Head:                      3          9
   Center Torso:             20         30
   Center Torso (Rear):                  9
   L/R Side Torso:           14      22/22
   L/R Side Torso (Rear):              5/5
   L/R Arm:                  10      19/19
   L/R Leg:                  14      26/26

Weapons and Equipment    Loc  Heat  Ammo   Crits     Mass
1 Command Console        HD       0           1      3.00
1 Guardian ECM Suite     LA       0           2      1.50
2 ER Medium Laser        LT      10           2      2.00
1 Flamer                 RA       3           1      1.00
2 ER Medium Laser        RT      10           2      2.00
1 Anti-Missile System    RT       1   12      2      1.50
   (Ammo Locations: 1 RT)
5 Standard Jump Jets:    -        0           5      5.00
   (Jump Jet Loc: 1 CT,2 LT,2 RT)
TOTALS:                          24           5     16.00
Crits and Tons Left:                          4           

Calculated Factors
Total Cost:        7,608,800 C-Bill
Battle Value (BV1):1373
Battle Value (BV2):1669