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Templar87

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Watchman WTC-4CM
« on: 20 May 2020, 05:49:12 »
Just on account og liking it a lot, and wanting it to be both wider spread and getting suitable upgrades;





Watchman WTC-4CM


Mass: 40 tons
Tech Base: Inner Sphere
Chassis Config: Biped
Rules Level: Experimental Tech
Era: Clan Invasion
Tech Rating/Era Availability: E/X-X-E-D
Production Year: 3063
Dry Cost: 3,342,827 C-Bills
Total Cost: 3,477,827 C-Bills
Battle Value: 1,212


Chassis: Dorwinion Standard
Power Plant: Nissan 200 Fusion Engine
Walking Speed: 54.0 km/h
Maximum Speed: 86.4 km/h
Jump Jets: McCloud Specials
    Jump Capacity: 150 meters
Armor: StarGuard CIV Ferro-Fibrous w/ CASE
Armament:
    1 BlazeFire Sweetshot ER Large Laser
    2 ChisComp 39 Medium Lasers
    2 Federated 2-Shot SRM-2s
    1 BlazeFire Spreadshot Small Pulse Laser
Manufacturer: Kallon Industries, Johnston Industries, General Motors
    Primary Factory: Talon (Kallon), New Syrtis (Johnston), Kathil (GM)
Communications System: Achernar Electronics HICS-11
Targeting and Tracking System: Federated Hunter


Overview:
An upgraded Watchman produced for the Capellan March by Kallon Industries,
starting just prior to the FedCom Civil War. With both afraid of what Katherine
Steiner-Davion's usurpation of the throne of New Avalon - and Jackson Davion's
refusal to stop her - might mean, James Sandoval and George Hasek began to
establish links between the Draconis and Capellan Marchs to resist her actions.
Although the Draconis Combine's incursion in 3062 and Duke Sandoval's response
put an end to that collaboration, the design data for the Watchman had been
passed along it.


Using as many components from the Enforcer and Enforcer III as possible, Kallon
Industries began turning out Watchmen of this upgraded type as fast as
possible, starting in 3061. Demand far outstripped Kallon's ability to supply,
and both Johnston (in 3063) and General Motors (in 3065) began producing
examples from their New Syrtis and Kathil plants. This proved fortunate when
Kallon's Talon plant was destroyed during the Jihad.


General Motors and Johnston (the latter briefly interrupted by the Capellan
occupation of New Syrtis) have continued production at a steady, if slow, rate,
for a variety of customers; the AFFS, Republic Armed Forces, Calderon
Protectorate, Aurigan Coalition and numerous private security and mercenary
concerns.




Capabilities:
Designed along the same lines as the original Watchman, the -4CM upgrade uses
as many off the shelf components as possible. Its armour is the same
ferro-fibrous composite matrix produced for contemporary Enforcer and Enforcer
III models, and it uses the same model of extended-range large laser, as well
as commonly produced marks of small-gauge pulse laser and twin-tube SRM
launcher.




Deployment:
Currently, every planetary and March Militia command in the Capellan March
maintains a number of these Watchmen, as do many regular formations, its low
cost, reliability and solid capabilities endearing it to quartermasters,
commanders and mechwarriors alike. For similar reasons, it is a popular choice
in the mercenary market.




Variants:
A common modification is to remove the small pulse laser and replace it with a
flamethrower.




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Equipment           Type                         Rating                   Mass 
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Internal Structure: Standard                      67 points                4.00
Engine:             Fusion Engine                200                       8.50
    Walking MP: 5
    Running MP: 8
    Jumping MP: 5 Standard
    Jump Jet Locations: 1 CT, 2 LL, 2 RL                                   2.50
Heat Sinks:         Double Heat Sink             11(22)                    1.00
    Heat Sink Locations: 3 LT
Gyro:               Standard                                               2.00
Cockpit:            Standard                                               3.00
    Actuators:      L: SH+UA+LA+H    R: SH+UA+LA+H
Armor:              Ferro-Fibrous                AV - 134                  7.50
    Armor Locations: 1 HD, 1 CT, 1 LT, 4 RT, 4 LA, 3 RA
    CASE Locations: 1 LT                                                   0.50


                                                      Internal       Armor     
                                                      Structure      Factor     
                                                Head     3            9         
                                        Center Torso     12           17       
                                 Center Torso (rear)                  6         
                                           L/R Torso     10           15       
                                    L/R Torso (rear)                  5         
                                             L/R Arm     6            12       
                                             L/R Leg     10           19       


================================================================================
Equipment                                 Location    Heat    Critical    Mass 
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
2 Medium Lasers                              RA        6         2         2.00
ER Large Laser                               LA        12        2         5.00
Small Pulse Laser                            LA        2         1         1.00
2 SRM-2s                                     RT        4         2         2.00
@SRM-2 (TC) (25)                             LT        -         1         1.00
                                            Free Critical Slots: 10


BattleForce Statistics
MV      S (+0)  M (+2)  L (+4)  E (+6)   Wt.   Ov   Armor:      4    Points: 12
5j         3       2       1       0      2     1   Structure:  3
Special Abilities: CASE, SRCH, ES, SEAL, SOA
“Keep your feet on the ground, a spare magazine in your pocket, watch your buddy’s back and never, ever give anything but your all!”
–First Prince Andrew Davion
"He who has made no mistakes in war has never made war."
- Henri de la Tour d'Auvergne, Vicomte de Turenne, Marshal of France, 1641