Jim ReevesAge |
5'9"Appearance | Location and Date of Confinement |
Chicago, October 26, 2211Crime |
Illegal Weapons Manufacture and Sale, two counts. Three second degree murder.Mental Health State |
Excited for his chance, and eager to show off his greatest creationPersonality/Habits | Skills/Talents |
Mechanical engineer, Electrical engineer, weapons designer, armoured vehicle designer.Background |
After university, he was recruited to a small armed vehicle firm, designing, making, and selling armed vehicles to corporations, security contractors, and militaries. However, after a couple of disastrous failures, the owner of the company shuttered everything, sold all the equipment to another company, and ran. Leaving 120 employees in the lurch. An outside company that had been holding some vehicles, trying to sell them, got in touch with Vingmar Dwase, one of the sales reps of the now defunct company, and sold the vehicles back to him. Vingmar, through a few family and friend contacts, found a buyer: The Santeria Cartel. He started recruiting people he knew, selling their services to the Cartel. Jim, was one of those men.
From rifles to armed vehicles, he made and helped to sell them to the Santeria Cartel, fueling greater violence in Mexico, and beyond. Eventually, gangs tied to the Cartel, based in the states wanted their own heavy equipment, as their feuds and wars were getting ever more violent. Jim was helping to broker the third deal, when they were caught, and captured by the FBI.Name |
7.4 TonsFuel |
120 Gallons of Gasoline (435 Miles)Piloting Method |
Reclined, sitting. Typical tactile controls for driving, voice command to direct the AI Fire ControlAppearance |
Armament | Special Abilities |
50mm CTA ETC main cannon. Can be switched at will between HE-FRAG and FPAP (Focused Plasma Armour Penetrating) ammunition. +51 Degrees elevation, -10 Degrees depression. Feeds from three, 15 round magazines in the turret. ROF of 200 RPM. Has 36 spare rounds stored in the hull, which must be loaded into the magazines, manually. FPAP can achieve approximately 320mm against RHA.
8x68mm Gatling Secondary. 4 Barrels, rate of fire can be selected between 750 and 4000 rpm. Feeds from a 4000 round drum, via a linkless belt feed.
Aluminum armour, maximum resistance to 20x110mm autocannons on the frontal arc.
APS that is fully automated, fires explosive, fragmenting warheads to defeat incoming projectiles (kinetic energy projectiles can be destabilized, however if they still hit the vehicle, they could still destroy it).
Limited Electric Forcefield, a powerful defensive shield that can defeat most forms of attacking the vehicle, for a limited time, before needing to cool off, and recharge the system. When activated, both weapon systems, and the APS are disabled, as the shield is indiscriminate of what it stops. In conjunction with the absurd velocity that the tankette can achieve, it is Jim's "Escape" card if he gets into a situation that he cannot fight his way out of.
Elevating mast sensor suite. Extends to 15m, when the vehicle is stationary. Equipped with optical, IR, RADAR sensors, and a RADAR of its own, is capable of detecting vehicles out to 20 km, and its maximum range is 42 km (IE, it can pretty much pinpoint a vehicle's location out to 26km, but further than that, it gets much less accurate, until at 42 km, it is reading "something, over there."
Enhance (Speed/Acceleration) x4
The RigDog is named after a "breed" of genetically modified canines used in dog fighting contests, the first cases of RigDogs being used, were in matches that were effectively rigged, as only a few people knew about the modified dogs, which is where the name came from. Since then, they have essentially taken over the illegal sport.
Like its namesake, the tiny tankette is a dangerous opponent. While small, and adorable, it packs a powerful main gun, able to deal with most most threats (given good positioning). However, one of the most absurd aspects of the vehicle, is its outright speed. Using advanced segmented polymer tracks, long travel, electro-pneumatic suspension and advanced drive system it is capable of in excess of 80 mph on roads, and 60mph over moderate terrain. With it's boost functionality, on smooth surfaces, it can even top out at over 120mph.
((Yes, I designed that tankette thing. Not recently, had the concept hanging around for 4 years.))