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The M32A1 with ammo and grenade launcher modification displayed

The M32A1/A5 Pulse Rifle was the standard shoulder arm for the Royal Manticoran Marine Corps around 1905 PD.

It was used in landing and ground operations while the M19 Pulse Carbine was the preferred weapon for shipboard use. (JIR1)

Technical Specifications[]

  • Cartridge: 4x37 mm pulser darts
  • Energy Source: M13 power cell
  • Rate of fire: up to 2500 RPM
  • Rate of fire for a 3 round bursts: 2000 RPM
  • Default Rate of Fire : 400 RPM
  • Muzzle velocity: 2200 m/s
  • Effective range: 3000 m
  • Magazine Capacity: 100 rounds (2 magazine wells each)

Ammunition[]

  • Type: Pulser darts.
  • Standard rounds come in two veriaties
    • Anti-armor or general suppressive round:  super-dense, explosive round
    • Anti personnel round: solid, non-explosive round

The dual magazines of the M32 allowed for a capacity of 200 rounds of the same type before reloading or 100 rounds of both types of ammunition with the ability to switch between the ammunition types with a selector switch. (JIR1)

Operation[]

The M32 have few moving parts, beside the magazine selection mechanism. It operate as a linear-feed grav coil weapon. (JIR1)

M76 Electronic Sight[]

Components[]

  • Laser designator and range finder
  • Combination visual low-light and IR sensor
  • Multifunction display.

Modes[]

Standard day:  reflex sight with an IR signature overlay.

The different attatchments have a choice of more modes for example the grenade launcher has airburst, computed ranging and ballistic information relevant to current round fired. (JIR1)

Rail-Mounted Attachments[]

The M32 and M19 possesed standard mounting rails under their removable hand grips allowing for the attachment of sights, data-link, and power supply.  And thus form an integral part of the main weapon easy to use and control. (JIR1)

There are a variety of attachments that can include:

Variants[]

The M56 was a grenade launcher variant largely identical in all other respects. (JIR1)

Modals[]

  • M32A1: used around 1905
  • M32A5: introduced in 1918 (Companion)

References[]

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