40mm cannon

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Description

Wings of Dawn Tech Room Description

Laser technology has been around for centuries, and has done well in many fields such as medical, missile interception, and mining operations. However, designing a laser weapon powerful enough to punch through armor in a single burst proved to be a much harder challenge. The tremendous power requirements for such a weapon, especially when mounted on a spacecraft, was the biggest hurdle faced against such possibility.

In NC0036, this problem was finally solved with the development of fusion generators. In the next 2 years afterward, many developments went forward in more portable laser weaponry, with it being perfected in the form of the Eon Corp, Laser Weapon, Model 17, Revision W (shortened as Eon-17W). The Eon-17W then was finally introduced to the UEU military, and it proved to be a highly effective weapon against unshielded targets. The results of the Eon-17W was a chain reaction of new research, primarily toward creating an energy shielding system, due to its unparalleled success.

Performance

Statistics

Range 5000 m
Rate of Fire 5 shots per second
Velocity 400 ms-1
Base Damage 8
Armor Damage 1.0x 8
Shield Damage 1.1x 8.8
Subsystem Damage 0.5x 4


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