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Eisenwolf (Iron Wolf) MBT-73
« on: 27 January 2018, 17:05:34 »
3075 era Lyran battle tank for thoughts, opinions, and constructive input.
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Eisenwolf (Iron Wolf) MBT-73


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Eisenwolf (Iron Wolf) MBT-73
IS Heavy Tank
70 tons 
BV: 980
Cost: 4,080,283 C-bills

Movement: 4/6 (Tracked)
Engine: 280

Internal: 35
Armor: 188 (Heavy Ferro-Fibrous)
                     Internal    Armor
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Front                       7       42
Right                       7       40
Left                        7       40
Rear                        7       24
Turret                      7       42

Weapon                         Loc  Heat
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LB 10-X AC                      TU     2
MML 5                           TU     3
MML 5                           TU     3
Anti-Missile System             TU     1
Heavy Machine Gun               FR     0

Ammo                           Loc Shots
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LB 10-X AC Ammo                 BD    10
LB 10-X AC Ammo                 BD    10
MML 5 LRM Ammo                  BD    24
MML 5 SRM Ammo                  BD    20
Anti-Missile System Ammo [IS]   BD    12
Heavy Machine Gun Ammo [Half]   BD    50

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Re: Eisenwolf (Iron Wolf) MBT-73
« Reply #1 on: 28 January 2018, 00:44:42 »
First thought, wouldn't the name be Eisenwulf?

Second thought, it's got a very Marsden II feel to it, which isn't necessarily a bad thing. The Marsden II isn't necessarily a great tank in it's own right, but it's a great starting point to making a great tank.

All in all, I like it. You might consider a fuel cell engine for a later era (post jihad) update. It would be basically an overall upgrade, but fuel cells don't really become common until after the jihad.
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Re: Eisenwolf (Iron Wolf) MBT-73
« Reply #2 on: 28 January 2018, 04:36:18 »
It's really a waste not to use those fixed heat sinks...

I'd change the MMLs to tripple MML3s and the HMG to a standard MG, that saves enough to mount a pair of ERMLs in the turret (on the opposite side of the MMLs, so the picture still looks the same ;) ).

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Re: Eisenwolf (Iron Wolf) MBT-73
« Reply #3 on: 28 January 2018, 05:28:56 »
First thought, wouldn't the name be Eisenwulf?

No, Eisenwolf is correct. If he aimed for German at least.