Technical Data

Battlemech: Rifleman
Variant: RFL-5M
Chassis Mass: 60 Tons
Tech Base: Inner Sphere
Battle Value: 1227

Engine: XL Fusion
Gyro: Standard
Cockpit: Standard
Structure: Standard
Armor: Standard

Movement: 4/6/0
Dissipation: 24
Armor Mass: 8.5 Tons
Armor Factor: 136


Weapons & Equipment

Weapon Class Location

Equipment Location
Ammo (UAC/5) 20 RT

   Threat Assessment

Key Metrics

Run ACD Heat
Baseline 152.6 0
Optimized 154.8 4
Redline 152.6 0

Test Results

The RFL-5M has average baseline damage output with almost no opportunity to optimize (+2 versus baseline). This Rifleman variant rarely builds up heat and is extremely easy to manage.

   Redline Benchmark

   Optimized Benchmark

   Benchmark Comparison

Key Metrics

Damage/Hit 5.9
Critical Hits 4.2 per Game
Time to Kill 10.5 Turns

Test Results

The RFL-5M deals average damage per hit, generates a high number of critical chances and has about average time to kill.

   Lethality Test

   Cumulative Lethality

Key Metrics

Armor Coverage 67.7%
Survival Rate 22.7%
Destruction Rate 77.3%

Test Results

This configuration of the Rifleman has substandard armor coverage that is extremely weak on the arms and is extremely over spec on the rear torso. The RFL-5M has low survivability and is rarely destroyed by ammo explosions.

   Survivability Benchmark

   Ammo Analysis

   Cumulative Survivability

Key Metrics

Ground MP 4/6
Jump MP 0
Target Mod (avg) +1.6

Test Results

The Rifleman RFL-5M has fair mobility with no jump capability. This battlemech is very susceptible to actuator hits while maintaining a low average target modifier.

   Motive Hits

   Target Modifer Analysis

Key Metrics

Battle Value: 1227
Effective Loss 41.1%
Skill Sensitivity 0.587

Test Results

The RFL-5M ranks in the middle of the efficiency curve while showing some response to increases in gunnery skill.

   Effective Damage Analysis

   Efficiency Rating

   Gunnery Sensitivity Analysis

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