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                 BattleMech Technical Readout

Name/Model:         Zeus ZEU-8X
Designer:           Seraph
Source(s):          Custom Mordel.Net Units
Technology:         Inner Sphere
Technology Rating:  E
Tonnage:            80
Configuration:      Biped BattleMech
Era/Year:           Clan Invasion / 3050
Rules (Current):    Tournament Legal
Rules (Era):        Tournament Legal
Rules (Year):       Tournament Legal
Total Cost:         17,909,400 C-Bills
Battle Value:       1,911

Structure:            Endo Steel
Power Plant:          320 XL
Walking Speed:        43.2 kph  
Maximum Speed:        64.8 kph  
Jump Jets:            None
    Jump Capacity:    None
Armor:                Standard
    1 Medium Pulse Laser
    1 ER PPC
    1 LRM 20
    1 Gauss Rifle
Manufacturer:         Unknown
    Primary Factory:  Unknown
Communications:       Unknown
Targeting & Tracking: Unknown

    This design was created in an attempt to improve upon the Zeus' capabilty as a longe range
    heavy support platform.

    The gauss rifle/LRM 20 combo pack a powerful punch at long ranges as well as doing great at
    shorter ranges. Add to that the addition of an ERPPC and you have a triple weapon barrage
    that's good at most ranges and combines for a devastating attack. Ammo can be a problem for
    lengthy engagements but with a good supply line this unit is devastating. The close in
    weapons have been reduced to one medium pulse laser because of space concerns.

    So far there have been only two mechs of this configuration spotted, both within a local
    defense force. No combat details are available at this time. Though from techs who have
    performed routine maintenance on this mech comes the concerns of quick repairs in the field
    as the internals of this mech are very cramped.

Equipment                                                             Mass                      
Internal Structure:                         Endo Steel                 4.00                     
Engine:                                       320 XL                  11.50                     
    Walking MP:                                 4                                               
    Running MP:                                 6                                               
    Jumping MP:                                 0                                               
Heat Sinks (Double):                         15 [30]                   5.00                     
Gyro:                                        Standard                  4.00                     
Cockpit:                                     Standard                  3.00                     
Armor Factor:                                  232                    14.50                     
    Type:                                    Standard                                           

                                    Internal         Armor     
                                    Structure        Value     
    Head:                               3              9       
    Center Torso:                      25             31       
    Center Torso (rear):                               8       
    R/L Torso:                         17             28       
    R/L Torso (rear):                                  6       
    R/L Arm:                           13             26       
    R/L Leg:                           17             32       

Weapons and Ammo                                       Location          Critical     Tonnage   
LRM 20 (Ammo 12)                                          RT                2          2.00             
Medium Pulse Laser                                        RT                1          2.00             
ER PPC                                                    LT                3          7.00             
LRM 20                                                    RA                5         10.00             
Gauss Rifle                                               LA                7         15.00             
Gauss Rifle (Ammo 16)                                     LA                2          2.00