Flakpanzerwagen 12 "Vulcan" Anti-Aircraft & Artillery system
|Dimensions||Hull: length 7.m (not including weapons); width 3.m; height 3.7m|
|Armour:||Ceramic, Iridium Composite|
|Power Source:||Fusion bottle|
|Propulsion:||12 fans feeding into steel plenum chamber|
|Max Lift:||0.5 metres|
||Twin "Gatling" (6)
Barrelled 2cm Powerguns.
|Defensive Systems:||Anti Buzz Bomb strip Mines, Mine-clearing net launcher|
|Artificial Intelligence computer suite rating||High|
|In use with:||Thunderbolt Division|
|Having tried a conversion on the "surplus" Icarus
Industries Combat Car
with the Marder and the Jaeger,
Henschel decided to try using the hull to mount an air defence variant.
The Vulcan is too heavy to retain its amphibious ability, but has the fire power and AI unit to provide effective protection from air and artillery attack. The twin "Gatling" 2cm Power guns are a useful alternative to a calliope in the air-defence mode and also make a very effective weapon against lighter armed vehicles and can - with luck - damage even the biggest tanks.
As the Combat Car chassis is, however, not armoured to the same degree as a tank, the Vulcan - a valuable resource in most mercenary companies - tends to be deployed a little to the rear of the front line.
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