ST-8M Samson (HG Second Edition Stats)

(Update of material from Tactical Air Support, pp. 56-57)
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Specifications
Type: Troop transport helicopter Manufacturer: Marshall Avionics
Armor Material: Composite laminates Armor Thickness: Average of 65mm
Length: 24.8 m Wingspan: 17.9 m
Weight: 31,300 kg Maximum Speed: 300 kph
Powerplant: 2 x gas turbines Horsepower: 2 x 5100 shp


Description
Threat Value: 501 OTV: 167 DTV: 337.82 MTV: 999.31
Size: 11 Default Size: 8 Crew: 3 Total Actions: 2
Cost: $182,319 Production Type: Mass Production Lemon Dice: 2

Movement
Primary Movement Mode: Flight Top/Combat/Stall Speeds: 10/5/0 (300/150/0 kph)
Secondary Movement Mode: Ground (wheeled landing gear) Combat/Top Speed: 0/0 (0 kph)
Maneuver: 0 Deployment Range: 1500 km

Electronics Rating & Range Armor
Sensors -1 / 1.5 km ground, 15 km air Light Damage 18
Communications -1 / 8 km ground, 80 km air Heavy Damage 36
Fire Control -1 Overkill 54

Crew
Pilot, Copilot, Crew Chief

Perks
Name Rating Aux?
Airlift Winch 6 Y
Autopilot Y
Backup Communications
Cargo Bay (20 cubic meters)
Hostile Environment Protection (Desert)
Passenger Seating (90)

Flaws
Name Rating Aux?
Cannot Glide
Exposed Auxiliary Systems Y
Exposed Movement Systems Y
Large Sensor Profile 2
Maximum Ceiling (6,000 m) 6

Defects
Name Rating Aux?
None

Weapons
Name Code Arc S M L EX Acc Dam Qty ROF Special Ammo
MGU-80 machineguns HMG Lt/Rt 1 2 4 8 0 x4 1 each arc +3 Anti-Inf 1200 ea

Updates & Revisions
• Applied Flight Defensive Formula from Technical Manual Second Edition
• Adjusted base ranges of Sensors and Communications systems


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