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                 BattleMech Technical Readout

Name/Model:         Thunderbolt TDR-5D
Designer:           -Mud
Source(s):          Custom Mordel.Net Units
Technology:         Inner Sphere
Technology Rating:  D
Tonnage:            65
Configuration:      Biped BattleMech
Era/Year:           Late Succession Wars / 3025
Rules (Current):    Introductory
Rules (Era):        Introductory
Rules (Year):       Introductory
Total Cost:         5,276,810 C-Bills
Battle Value:       1,352

Structure:            Standard
Power Plant:          260 Fusion
Walking Speed:        43.2 kph  
Maximum Speed:        64.8 kph  
Jump Jets:            None
    Jump Capacity:    None
Armor:                Standard
Armament:             
    1 Autocannon/10
    3 Medium Lasers
    1 Large Laser
Manufacturer:         Unknown
    Primary Factory:  Unknown
Communications:       Unknown
Targeting & Tracking: Unknown

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Overview:
    Replacing several of the weapons systems on the TDR-5S with a heavy autocannon developed
    using the superior expertise of the Federated Armaments plant on New Avalon, this
    hard-hitting Thunderbolt design is a favorite in the heavy lances of the 1st Federated Suns
    Armored Cavalry.  Hanse Davion personally approved of the design for deployment with the
    elite Armored Cavalry Regiment.

Capabilities:
    The TDR-5D is a specialized brawler with moderate intermediate long-range fighting
    capability.  Although ammunition for the autocannon is extremely limited, ten rounds is
    sufficient to lay two or three 'mechs low if the pilot is judicious.  The elite pilots
    entrusted with the TDR-5D rarely miss.
    
    
    
    (note, to create a TDR-5D, mount the multi-barreled RAC from the Centurion RAC miniature
    onto the missile mount on the Thunderbolt's shoulder).

Deployment:
    Presently, a single TDR-5D serves with the 1st Federated Suns Armored Cavalry.  Two others
    were built, but both suffered heavy damaged fighting Liao troops and were torn down for
    scrap.  The 'mech's current pilot, Tiberius Davion, is a heavily decorated distant relation
    to the ruling branch of the Davion family, and is known for his fearlessness in battle.  He
    relys heavily on the intimidating appearance of the 'mech's heavy autocannon, which is often
    mistaken for a Class 20 autocannon by opponents, and upon his devil's eye.  His skill is
    such that he has received numerous offers from various stables on Solaris 7, but he prefers
    service with the Armored Cavalry.

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Equipment                                                             Mass                      
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Internal Structure:                          Standard                  6.50                     
Engine:                                     260 Fusion                13.50                     
    Walking MP:                                 4                                               
    Running MP:                                 6                                               
    Jumping MP:                                 0                                               
Heat Sinks (Single):                            15                     5.00                     
Gyro:                                        Standard                  3.00                     
Cockpit:                                     Standard                  3.00                     
Armor Factor:                                  208                    13.00                     
    Type:                                    Standard                                           

                                    Internal         Armor     
                                    Structure        Value     
    Head:                               3              9       
    Center Torso:                      21             32       
    Center Torso (rear):                               7       
    R/L Torso:                         15             24       
    R/L Torso (rear):                                  6       
    R/L Arm:                           10             20       
    R/L Leg:                           15             30       

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Weapons and Ammo                                       Location          Critical     Tonnage   
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Autocannon/10                                             RT                7         12.00             
Autocannon/10 (Ammo 10)                                   RT                1          1.00             
3 Medium Lasers                                           LT                3          3.00             
Large Laser                                               RA                2          5.00