Colonial tank design doctrine calls for ultra-low-profile hulls and compact weaponry. Bulkier weapons require an alternative mount, and one such option is the ubiquitous Grizzly. A modified version of the standard Bear APC, this chassis forgoes the transport capacity for a large weapon compartment.
Typically, the Grizzly is equipped with the UM-92 heavy mortar. This flexible armament sports a drum-based auto loader, much like a giant 20th century revolver. This grants a respectable rate of fire for a siege weapon as well as a minimal crew requirement. The Grizzly’s comparatively weak armour is rendered acceptable by UM-92’s ability to lob lethal shells from behind cover.
An exciting development has been the UCM’s first fieldable, projectile plasma weapon. This has been possible through tireless years of work and an abundance of captured Scourge technology. Indeed, this new UMX-9 Plasma Mortar shares several aspects with enemy versions. Like other plasma weapons, the UMX-9 delivers furnace-like energy to its target at very finite range, since the volatile plasma is held in place around the projectile by its fast-depleting power core. Since the UCM’s first plasma weapon is bulky and low velocity, its designers utilised the Grizzly chassis.
Contains 2 resin miniatures that can be equipped with either the UMX-9 Plasma Mortar or the UM-92 Heavy Mortar.
Resin miniatures supplied unpainted and unassembled. This kit will require cleaning and assembly, and could need some small holes filled.