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BossMorgrum

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Infantry Field Guns BV?
« on: 16 November 2020, 12:27:10 »
I feel like this should be obvious, but I don't see it spelled out in TacOps anywhere. How do you calculate the BV of an infantry squad with field guns? I assume it should be (BV of squad + BV of gun and ammo from TechManual).

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Re: Infantry Field Guns BV?
« Reply #1 on: 24 November 2020, 08:23:56 »
You should probably ask in the Tactical Operations Rules Questions forum for an official answer: https://bg.battletech.com/forums/tactical-operations/

But what you suggest makes sense to me.
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Re: Infantry Field Guns BV?
« Reply #2 on: 24 November 2020, 09:41:01 »
part of the BV calculation formula on pg 191 of Advanced Rules and Equipment asks you to add "Battle Value of all Field Guns/Field Artillery and ammunition" to the bv of the platoon. i assume this means the straight BV of that weapon but you'd have to ask to be 100% sure

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Re: Infantry Field Guns BV?
« Reply #3 on: 27 November 2020, 01:19:42 »
here is what MML gives for an ac/5 platoon's calcs

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Battle Value Calculations For Field Gunners (AC5)
 Defensive Battle Rating Calculation:
Base Target Movement Modifier:

1.1


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Target Movement Modifier:

1.1
Damage Divisor:

1
Number of Troopers x 1.5 x TMM x DD
28 x 1.5 x 1.1 x 1.0
= 46.2
Offensive Battle Rating Calculation:


Weapon BV:


Auto-Rifle (Modern, Generic)
28 x 1.59
44.52
AC/5

70.0
AC/5 Ammo

9.0
AC/5

70.0
AC/5 Ammo

9.0
AC/5

70.0
AC/5 Ammo

9.0


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Weapon BV:

281.52
Anti-Mek BV:

0
Speed Factor:

0.77
Weapons BV x Speed Factor:
281.52 x 0.77
216.77
Defensive BR + Offensive BR:
46.2 + 216.77
262.97
Base Unit Type Modifier:

0.9


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Total Unit Type Modifier

0.9
Final BV:
262.97 x 0.9
237

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Re: Infantry Field Guns BV?
« Reply #4 on: 27 November 2020, 01:39:31 »
here is what MML gives for an ac/5 platoon's calcs

Here it is easier to read:

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Battle Value Calculations For Field Gunners (AC5)
 Defensive Battle Rating Calculation:
Base Target Movement Modifier: 1.1

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Target Movement Modifier: 1.1
Damage Divisor: 1
Number of Troopers x 1.5 x TMM x DD = 28 x 1.5 x 1.1 x 1.0= 46.2

Offensive Battle Rating Calculation:
Weapon BV:
Auto-Rifle (Modern, Generic)
28 x 1.59 = 44.52
3 * AC/5 = 210.0
3 * AC/5 Ammo = 27.0
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Weapon BV: 281.52
Anti-Mek BV: 0
Speed Factor: 0.77
Weapons BV x Speed Factor: 281.52 x 0.77 = 216.77
Defensive BR + Offensive BR: 46.2 + 216.77 = 262.97
Base Unit Type Modifier: 0.9

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Total Unit Type Modifier: 0.9
Final BV: 262.97 x 0.9 = 237

 

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