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                 BattleMech Technical Readout

Name/Model:         Stalker STK-3FbX
Designer:           Ruger
Source(s):          Custom Mordel.Net Units
Technology:         Inner Sphere
Technology Rating:  E
Tonnage:            85
Configuration:      Biped BattleMech
Era/Year:           Star League / 2594
Rules (Current):    Advanced
Rules (Era):        Advanced
Rules (Year):       Unavailable
Total Cost:         8,018,825 C-Bills
Battle Value:       1,895

Structure:            Endo Steel
Power Plant:          255 Fusion
Walking Speed:        32.4 kph  
Maximum Speed:        54 kph    
Jump Jets:            None
    Jump Capacity:    None
Armor:                Standard
Armament:             
    2 Large Lasers
    2 SRM 6s
    2 LRM 15s
    4 Medium Lasers
Manufacturer:         Unknown
    Primary Factory:  Unknown
Communications:       Unknown
Targeting & Tracking: Unknown

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Overview:
    When the Star League first looked to create a Royal unit of the Stalker, a more limited
    redesign was explored prior to what became the STK-3Fb. This model, the 3FbX, was lost to
    history until a single memory core was retrieved from a forgotten corner of Terra during the
    Jihad.

Capabilities:
    The original STK-3F Stalker has long been famed as a capable 'Mech, as long as the pilot
    used bracket fire in lieu of alpha striking at all times. The 3FbX is much the same, only
    moreso.
    
    Utilizing an endo-steel framework saved weight, as did dropping 8 heat sinks and switching
    the remaining 12 to double-strength ones. This also served to increase the 'Mech's heat
    dissipation by 20%. The primary difference between the 3FbX and other Stalker models is how
    this freed mass was utilized. Long range firepower was increased by switching out the LRM-10
    racks for LRM-15's, but otherwise, the armament remains the same as a standard 3F model. The
    primary difference comes in endurance and versatility. The older model was limited to a mere
    1 ton of reloads per launcher. The 3FbX has a total of 4 tons of ammo for its SRM's and a
    whopping 6 tons for its LRM-15's. Not only does this expand its endurance on the
    battlefield, it allows the 'Mech to carry specialty ammunition for its launchers without
    copromizing its combat effectiveness. Many pilots choose to carry 4 tons of standard ammo, a
    ton of smoke and a ton of Thunder or a second ton of smoke rounds for its LRM launchers, and
    2 tons of standard, a ton of Inferno and a ton of fragmentation ammo for its SRM's.
    
    The 3FbX defenses were also enhanced. The last two tons of saved mass were used to install
    CASE in both side torsos, and an additional ton of armor spread over its arms, legs and side
    torsos.

Deployment:
    Only a few prototypes of this 'Mech were manufactured, so very few units were able to trial
    the design. While its pilots raved about the 'Mech's capabilities, the decision was made to
    go with the model that was finally designated the STK-3Fb Royal Stalker.

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Equipment                                                             Mass                      
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Internal Structure:                         Endo Steel                 4.50                     
Engine:                                     255 Fusion                13.00                     
    Walking MP:                                 3                                               
    Running MP:                                 5                                               
    Jumping MP:                                 0                                               
Heat Sinks (Double):                         12 [24]                   2.00                     
Gyro:                                        Standard                  3.00                     
Cockpit:                                     Standard                  3.00                     
Armor Factor:                                  232                    14.50                     
    Type:                                    Standard                                           

                                    Internal         Armor     
                                    Structure        Value     
    Head:                               3              9       
    Center Torso:                      27             36       
    Center Torso (rear):                              11       
    R/L Torso:                         18             28       
    R/L Torso (rear):                                  8       
    R/L Arm:                           14             24       
    R/L Leg:                           18             28       

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Weapons and Ammo                                       Location          Critical     Tonnage   
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CASE                                                      RT                1          0.50             
LRM 15 (Ammo 8) [Thunder]                                 RT                1          1.00             
Large Laser                                               RT                2          5.00             
SRM 6                                                     RT                2          3.00             
SRM 6 (Ammo 15)                                           RT                1          1.00             
SRM 6 (Ammo 15) [Inferno]                                 RT                1          1.00             
CASE                                                      LT                1          0.50             
LRM 15 (Ammo 8) [Smoke]                                   LT                1          1.00             
Large Laser                                               LT                2          5.00             
SRM 6                                                     LT                2          3.00             
SRM 6 (Ammo 15)                                           LT                1          1.00             
SRM 6 (Ammo 15) [Fragmentation]                           LT                1          1.00             
LRM 15                                                    RA                3          7.00             
LRM 15 (Ammo 16)                                          RA                2          2.00             
2 Medium Lasers                                           RA                2          2.00             
LRM 15                                                    LA                3          7.00             
LRM 15 (Ammo 16)                                          LA                2          2.00             
2 Medium Lasers                                           LA                2          2.00