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Ke-M17-W3701 Variable Speed Plasma Rifle

This article is a work in progress; It is currently not approved as canon.

The Ke-M17-W3701 Variable Speed Plasma Rifle is a special anti-armor weapon developed for new combat armors in YE 37 by Ketsurui Fleet Yards. While the rifle moniker is something of a misnomer, the VSPR is a high powered plasma weapon capable of firing in two modes: The first mode similar to the Ke-M2-W2909 Accelerated Plasma Rifle; while the second mode fires a high energy, semi-guided plasma slug similar to MARAUDER. The VSPR is mounted in a pair on an Armor's Rear hardpoint, with multiple cooling fins sticking out the rear of the weapon. When in use the VSPRs hinge forward and slide underneath the armor's armors.

VSPR Accelerated Plasma Rifle mode

  • Primary Purpose: Anti-Armor
  • Secondary Purpose: Anti-Material
  • Damage: ADR 2-3. Plasma is moderately effective against shields and will at the very least ablate enemy armor if not melt it. Damage to unshielded and unarmored targets is extreme.
  • Range: 2.5 kilometers in atmosphere. 2,500 kilometers in space.
  • Rate of Fire: 1 shot/sec sustained. 2 shots/sec maximum (can damage weapon).
  • Payload: Effectively unlimited when properly attached to the Power Armor. At any given time, the suit produces enough plasma for 50 blasts. Once all plasma is used, it can take up to a full minute to build back up. Does not recharge when not attached to the power armor.

VSPR Plasma Slug Mode

In Plasma Slug Mode, the VSPR fires a semi-guided Plasma Slug that slams into enemy armors and tanks, punching through shields and penetrating light armor. Unfortunately, Plasma Slug mode generates a great deal of heat.

  • Primary Purpose: Anti-Armor
  • Secondary Purpose: Anti-Tank
  • Damage: ADR 5. Plasma is moderately effective against shields and will at the very least ablate enemy armor if not melt it. Damage to unshielded and unarmored targets is extreme. The Plasma Slug is dense, and has good armor penetration capacity
  • Range: 2.5 kilometers in atmosphere. 2,500 kilometers in space. T
  • Rate of Fire: 10 Seconds to Charge, 1 Second to Fire, 10 Seconds to Cool.
  • Payload: Effectively unlimited when properly attached to the Power Armor. At any given time, the suit produces enough plasma for 3 blasts. Once all plasma is used, it can take up to a full minute to build back up.

OOC Notes

This page was originally created on 2015/10/05 02:32 by Kirkatan.

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