Technical Data

Battlemech: Thunderbolt
Variant: TDR-7M
Chassis Mass: 65 Tons
Tech Base: Inner Sphere
Battle Value: 1495

Engine: Fusion
Gyro: Standard
Cockpit: Standard
Structure: Standard
Armor: Ferro-Fibrous

Movement: 4/6/0
Dissipation: 30
Armor Mass: 11.5 Tons
Armor Factor: 206


Weapons & Equipment

Weapon Class Location
erLLas RA
Mlas LT
Mlas LT

Equipment Location
Ammo (LRM-15) 16 LT
Ammo (SSRM-2) 50 RT
Ammo (MG) 200 LT

   Threat Assessment

Key Metrics

Run ACD Heat
Baseline 179.1 0
Optimized 179.1 0
Redline 179.1 0

Test Results

The TDR-7M has average baseline damage output with almost no opportunity to optimize (+0 versus baseline). This Thunderbolt variant rarely builds up heat and is extremely easy to manage.

   Redline Benchmark

   Optimized Benchmark

   Benchmark Comparison

Key Metrics

Damage/Hit 5.0
Critical Hits 4.8 per Game
Time to Kill 11.8 Turns

Test Results

The TDR-7M deals average damage per hit, almost generates one critical chance per turn and has slower-than-average time to kill.

   Lethality Test

   Cumulative Lethality

Key Metrics

Armor Coverage 97.6%
Survival Rate 85.0%
Destruction Rate 15.0%

Test Results

This configuration of the Thunderbolt has extremely heavy armor coverage that has some extra armor on the side torsos. The TDR-7M is very difficult to bring down and carries no ammo.

   Survivability Benchmark

   Ammo Analysis

   Cumulative Survivability

Key Metrics

Ground MP 4/6
Jump MP 0
Target Mod (avg) +1.9

Test Results

The Thunderbolt TDR-7M has fair mobility with no jump capability. This battlemech takes an average number of actuator hits while maintaining a competitive average target modifier.

   Motive Hits

   Target Modifer Analysis

Key Metrics

Battle Value: 1495
Effective Loss 6.6%
Skill Sensitivity 0.687

Test Results

The TDR-7M is a solid choice that outperforms most other battlemechs while exhibiting a noticeable response to increases in gunnery skill.

   Effective Damage Analysis

   Efficiency Rating

   Gunnery Sensitivity Analysis

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