HS-3 Black Wind (HG Second Edition Stats)

(Update of material from Tactical Air Support, pp. 64-65)
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Specifications
Type: Stealth hopper Manufacturer: Paxton Arms
Armor Material: Armorplast with composites Armor Thickness: Average of 29mm
Length: 16.4 m Wingspan: 15.7 m
Weight: 9200 kg Maximum Speed: 390 kph
Powerplant: 2 x gas turbines Thrust: unknown


Description
Threat Value: 4461 OTV: 10,189.44 DTV: 261.56 MTV: 2933.33
Size: 7 Default Size: 16 Crew: 2 Total Actions: 2
Cost: $50,987,912 Production Type: Late Prototype Lemon Dice: 1

Movement
Primary Movement Mode: Flight Top/Combat/Stall Speeds: 13/7/0 (390/210/0 kph)
Secondary Movement Mode: Ground (wheeled landing gear) Combat/Top Speed: 0/0 (0 kph)
Maneuver: +1 Deployment Range: 1000 km

Electronics Rating & Range Armor
Sensors +1 / 3 km ground, 30 km air Light Damage 12
Communications +1 / 28 km ground, 280 km air Heavy Damage 24
Fire Control +1 Overkill 36

Crew
Pilot, Gunner

Perks
Name Rating Aux?
Advanced Controls
Autopilot Y
Backup Communications
Chaff/Flare Dispensers (20 shots) 2 Y
Hostile Environment Protection (Desert)
NOE Flyer
Satellite Uplink Y
Stealth 5 Y
Target Designator (base range: 4 hexes) Y

Flaws
Name Rating Aux?
Cannot Glide
Decreased Maneuverability (SMS) 3
Max Ceiling: 6,000 m 6

Defects
Name Rating Aux?
None

Weapons
Name Code Arc S M L EX Acc Dam Qty ROF Special Ammo
NL66 Laser HLC F 5 10 20 40 +1 x20 1 0 -3 Dam/RB 80
AT-6 Damocles ATM F 3 6 12 24 +1 x25 1 0 Guided, Ind Fire 6
AA-12 Silk AAM F 8 16 32 64 +2 x10 1 0 Guided, Min Rng 10 2

Updates & Revisions
• Applied Flight Defensive Formula from Technical Manual Second Edition
• Adjusted base ranges of Sensors and Communications systems
• Reduced number of AAM and ATM launchers to 1 each to reduce costs (maintained number of missiles)


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