The Long Road to Tomorrow
CP-40 Pulse Laser Rifle
CS Standard Issue Rifle
Weight: 9 Ibs (4.1kg)
Mega-Damage: 2D6 M.D. per single laser blast or 6D6 M.D. per
rapid-fire pulse (three simultaneous blasts fired one micro-second
after the other).
S.D.C. Damage: The weapon can also be set to fire a single
S.D.C. blast that does 3D6 S.D.C. damage or a rapid-fire pulse
that does !D6xlO S.D.C. Thirty single S.D.C. blasts use up the
equivalent energy of a single M.D. blast, while six S.D.C. pulse
blasts count as one M.D. blast.
Rate of Fire: Equal to the number of combined hand to hand attacks
of its user (usually 3-6); each single shot or pulse counts as
one of the user’s melee attacks. _
Effective Range: 2000 feet (610 m).
Payload: 21 blasts (7 shots ) per standard E-Clip, 30 blasts (10
shots) per long E-Clip. In the alternative, the CP-40 can be connected
with an energy cable to a portable hip or backpack carried
energy canister (both are the same small size). The energy canister
provides 60 single blasts or 20 triple blasts. The weight of the
standard energy canister, pack included, is four pounds (1.8 kg).
A dual backpack is also available, with two energy canisters;
when one is used up, the connector cable is removed and reattached
to the second, full canister (takes one full melee round/15
Current Owner: Ajax
The new Coalition infantry assault rifles are the CP-40 and
CP-50. The advantage to both is increased firepower, rapid pulse
firing action and durability. The CP-40 has four settings, two
S.D.C. and two M.D. The rifle can also be set to fire a single
shot or a pulse of three nearly simultaneous blasts. It comes
standard with a passive nightvision scope and laser targeting.
Black Market Cost: 40,000 credits and a hot commodity not