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.
Speed: 75 mph maximum on land, 20 mph in water.
Length: 28 ft
Weight: 7.5 tons
Main Engine: Nuclear. Lasts 15 years even under the most strenous conditions.
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
AARRecon.php -- Revised: January 27, 2021.