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Laktan Armoured Personnel Carrier


Providing a fast and dependable means of transport into combat
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in The 26th Century > Hover-Vehicles > Remteklar - Gohorn Crafts
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Name: Laktan Armored Personnel
Gohorn Directorate Registry: GGF-APC-L22121
Carriers Constructed To Date: 150,000
Last Refit & Modifications to Specs: Hyperdate: 499.05.26
Current Mission Assignment of Class: Ground Operations
Construction Sites: Gohorn Ground Forces Industrial Site, Hordan Prime

Brief History on the Creation of the Vehicle
Laktan Armored Personnel Carriers are faster and better defended than their predecessor. The Laktan begins to introduce the "closed capsule" idea for the Armored Personnel Carrier of the Gohorns, which limits troop disembarkation time but increases their defense against missile attacks. The Laktan has now come in to general use across the Directorate.

Dimensions
Length: 15 meters
Beam: 10 meters
Height: 01 deck (005.0 meters)

Crew Capacity
Maximum Crew Capacity: 53, Pilot, Gunner, Second Gunner and 50 Remteklar Warriors.
Regular Crew Capacity: 003, Pilot, Gunner and Second Gunner

Hover Engine System
Hover Engines Manufacturer: Gohorn Engineering Corps
Hover Engine Model: HOVMOD-2563214 (1.5 meters off the ground)
Normal Speed: 45 kilometers per hour
Maximum Speed: 95 kilometers per hour
Emergency Speed: 125 kilometers per hour
Destructive Speed: 130 kilometers per hour

Laser System
Manufacturer: Gohorn Engineering Corps
Model: Remteklar-G11232
Output: 150 megawatts
Number of Laser Turrets: 2 (1 fore swivel-mounted, 1 aft swivel-mounted)

Deck Analysis
01 Decks
Deck 01: Cockpit, Lasers, and Personnel Holding Area

Various Information
The Laktan Armored Personnel Carrier has the simple mission assignment of taking troops to the places that they need to be, dropping them off and then leaving the battlefield to collect more to do the same thing again. It is not required to fight the enemy, however it does have the firepower to defend itself if it comes under attack. Rarely will the Laktan be seen engaged in line operations, its sole duty is transport, and thus the designers did as much as they could to shield the Carrier, rather than give it offensive capabilities. This compromises its speed.

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