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                 BattleMech Technical Readout

Name/Model:         Shadow Hawk SHD-2H-FRF2
Designer:           Rudel Gurken
Source(s):          Custom Mordel.Net Units
Technology:         Inner Sphere
Technology Rating:  E
Tonnage:            55
Configuration:      Biped BattleMech
Era/Year:           Civil War / 3067
Rules (Current):    Tournament Legal
Rules (Era):        Tournament Legal
Rules (Year):       Tournament Legal
Total Cost:         5,253,157 C-Bills
Battle Value:       1,288

Chassis:              Earthwerks SHD 
Power Plant:          Core Tek 275 
Walking Speed:        54 kph    
Maximum Speed:        86.4 kph  
Jump Jets:            Pitban LFT-50 
    Jump Capacity:    150 meters
Armor:                New Samarkand Royal Ferro-Fibrous with CASE
Armament:             
    1 Imperator Light Gauss Rifle
    1 Blankenburg 511ER ER Medium Laser
    1 Holly Streak SRM 2
Manufacturer:         Omaron BattleMech Industries
    Primary Factory:  Abagnar
Communications:       O/P 300 COMSET
Targeting & Tracking: Atlan Electronics TT3 Hawkeye

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Overview:
    In 3066 Omaron BattleMechs on Abagnar (DC) bought a stockpile of old SHD-2H that were sorted
    out as high tech machines reached even the units stationed at the periphery rim.
    As OBM payed only very little for that mechs considered worthless by the DCMS these Shadow
    Hawks were refitted with hightech for a reasonable price.

Capabilities:
    Every machine was overhauled from ground up.
    As the reliable Core Tek fusion engines were still in a very good condition the designers
    kept them just as the chassis to further lower the costs.
    To boost its maneuverability the jump jets were brought to the maximum
    possible number and to make use of them double heat sinks were incorporated, even though
    some criticized the higher cost.
    The weaponry was stripped out and a Imperator light gauss rifle now forms the core of its
    firepower. A newly developed redesign of the Diverse Optics ER medium laser, the Blankenburg
    511 ER, was added as a backup to the gauss at short to medium ranges, while the SRM was
    upgraded to a streak model.
    The designers dropped the LRM because they thought the superior firepower of the main weapon
    would be enough at long range.
    To incorporate all that new weaponry into the old TTS turned out to be very difficult and so
    the new SHD-refit got the locally produced Atlan Electronics TT3 Hawkeye.
    The early consideration to incorporate an active probe were dropped later as that would be
    carried by the speedier lance mates.

Deployment:
    The first machines now are in an evaluating process by the DCMS and some
    mercenaries evinced their interest.

Variants:
    One machine, the -FRF1, was outfitted with an active probe  and an ECM but carried an LB-5X
    with 40 shots  instead of the light gauss.
    The -FRF-3 droped its streak and CASE to incorporate another ER laser and an active probe as
    well as some additional armor.

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Equipment                                                             Mass                      
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Internal Structure:                          Standard                  5.50                     
Engine:                                     275 Fusion                15.50                     
    Walking MP:                                 5                                               
    Running MP:                                 8                                               
    Jumping MP:                                 5                                               
Heat Sinks (Double):                         10 [20]                   0.00                     
Gyro:                                        Standard                  3.00                     
Cockpit:                                     Standard                  3.00                     
Armor Factor:                                  152                     8.50                     
    Type:                                 Ferro-Fibrous                                         

                                    Internal         Armor     
                                    Structure        Value     
    Head:                               3              9       
    Center Torso:                      18             23       
    Center Torso (rear):                               8       
    R/L Torso:                         13             18       
    R/L Torso (rear):                                  6       
    R/L Arm:                            9             16       
    R/L Leg:                           13             16       

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Weapons and Ammo                                       Location          Critical     Tonnage   
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Streak SRM 2                                              H                 1          1.50             
Jump Jet                                                  CT                1          0.50             
Light Gauss Rifle (Ammo 16)                               CT                1          1.00             
2 Jump Jets                                               RT                2          1.00             
CASE                                                      LT                1          0.50             
2 Jump Jets                                               LT                2          1.00             
Light Gauss Rifle                                         LT                5         12.00             
Streak SRM 2 (Ammo 50)                                    LT                1          1.00             
ER Medium Laser                                           RA                1          1.00             

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Alpha Strike Statistics                                             
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    Point Value (PV): 30
    TP: BM,  SZ: 2,  TMM: 2,  MV: 10"j
    Damage: (S) 2 / (M) 2 / (L) 1,  OV: 0
    Armor (A): 5,  Structure (S): 5
    Specials: CASE