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LB-X naming
« on: 24 March 2014, 00:00:06 »
Simply out of curiosity, what does the LB-X designation stand for?
Query: Anyone else think Zellbrigen should be renamed Combat IIC?


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Re: LB-X naming
« Reply #1 on: 24 March 2014, 02:12:06 »

That is a legacy of one of the very rare times where a weapon system was named by its brand, rather than as a generic. LB stands for Lubalin Ballistics, who made the LB-X weapons used in the Star League-era Champion BattleMechs.


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