The Armory - AAR-RECON III

The AAR-Recon is fully amphibious, being propelled in the water by steerable propellers at the rear of the hull. Before entering the water, a trim vane is hydraulically erected at the front of the hull and the bilge pumps are switched on. An oxygen/air circulatory and purge system enables all hatches to be sealed airtight for up to 24 hours at a time.

Vehicle Type: Military, all terrain recon.
Crew: Pilot and Weapons pilot; plus up to six passengers.

M.D.C. by Location:
   *Main Body - 400
   Reinforced Pilot's Compartment - 150
   Hatches (2) - 120 each
   Variable Frequency Laser Cannon - 90
   Wheels (6) - 70 each
   Propellers (2, shielded) - 85 each
   Headlights (4 sets) - 30 each

*As always, depleting the M.D.C. of the Main Body will totally shut down/destroy the vehicle. Further damage will strike crew members. Destroying three or more wheels will immobilize the vehicle.

Statsitical Data
Speed: 75 mph maximum on land, 20 mph in water.
Range: Unlimited
Length: 28 ft
Weight: 7.5 tons
Main Engine: Nuclear. Lasts 15 years even under the most strenous conditions.

Special Equipment
Radio: Range: 300 miles
Radar: Range: 50 miles
Combat Computer: With heads-up display.
Thermo-imager: An optical heat sensor that allows the infrared radiation of warm objects to be converted into a visible image. Enables the pilot to see in darkness, shadows and through smoke. Range: 1600 ft
Radiation Shielding

Weapon Systems

  1. Top mounted, VFL-4 Variable Frequency Laser Cannon: This weapon can be manned and operated manually or by remote control. Somebody other than the pilot must operate the laser. 360 degree rotation with an 180 degree arc up and down.
    Primary Purpose: Assault
    Secondary Purpose: Defense
    Mega-Damage: Two damage settings: 4D6 or 1D6x10+20 M.D. per blast.
    Rate of Fire: Equal to number of combined hand to hand attacks.
    Maximum Effective Range: 4000 ft
    Payload: Unlimited

AARRecon.php -- Revised: January 27, 2021.