Mechanized Propulsion Systems, Rosamond, CA, Terra.
MPS MkV/B-1d Variant.
Brotherhood Of Steel, Tracy, CA, Terra.
The MkV Construction robot is a godsend to survivors throughout the Local Group, capable of building literally anything larger than 33 feet (with a minimum single dimension not less than 3"). But far too often, the UGC finds itself responding to violent areas to provide
A B-1d Construction robot.
assistance; The MkV is a purely civilian robot, which when under fire is best used defensively by deliberately crashing them in the best assault route, forcing the attackers to go around it and potentially giving the defenders a few seconds more escape time. But not always.
The Brotherhood Of Steel pushed the MkV into service, and the BOS came to the rescue of the MkV- With T'sentraedi hardware.
A Senior Initiate had the bright idea of wrapping a MkV in T'sentraedi Heavy Body armor, then replacing the twin 500hp hydrocell engines with a Xot'zerr-5a-DCr protoculture generator taken off a Regult Battlepod. After a few tries, not only did he get it right but made it much faster. He also hadn't made it nearly powereful enough to use as even a rear-area combat vehicle; The armor and speed is only generally adequate to allow the pilot to escape and evade.
The pilot sits in the head of the robot, and the visor actually forms the cockpit canopy. The belly of the torso mostly holds the reflex furnace, though it can also be used for some storage; A second crewman can also stand by there (usually monitoring the now archaic powerplants).
Old, now slow, but dependable, the B-1d appears slated to stay in service for some time to come; With a price tag under 100Kcredit (most of which is labor to cut the armor and robot to fit each other), the robot simply can't be beat by anything else currently on the market.
It should be noted that the B-1d is able to be used in 'safe' areas, but just isn't worth it.
Vehicle Type: One man construction Mecha (barely).
Class: Battloid.
Manufacturer: Various.
Crew: One or two.
Upper Legs (2)-
Lower Legs (2)-
Upper Arms (2)-
150 each
100 each
150 each
Lower Arms
Hands (2)-
Powerplant (back)-

50 each
25 each
50 each

Speed and Statistical Data:
Running: 100 MPH.
Leaping: 50 feet up and across.
Range On Land: Unlimited.
Surfaced And Underwater: 02 knots maximum; It's just not all that hrydro-dynamic.
Range, Surfaced and Underwater: Unlimited.
Maximum Depth: 20 feet for 4 hours.
Height: 52 feet 04 inches.
Width: 15 feet 03 inches.
Length: 8 feet 1 inch.
Weight: 4 tons.
Cargo: Only crew supplies could be carried inside. This includes a VR-Series Cyclone.
Powerplant: Xot'zerr-5a-DCr Protoculture Generator (used on the Regult Battlepod); Output: 20,000 KwH.
Cost and Availability: Never over 100Kcredit; Always available. Colonies love them.
Estimated Black Market Cost and Availability: Not available. No market for a mere construction robot, unless it's stolen.

Weapons Systems:
None other than the ability to run away from a fight. Although far more maneuverable than the MkV and therefore capable of engaging in hand-to-hand combat, the reality is the only things you can actually defeat with this platform is unarmored people, civilian cars, etc. Even a simple laser rifle will grind one of these up after only a few minutes. (But that's a few minutes MORE than the MkV.)
  • ESM: Radar Detector. Passively detects other radars being operated.
  • Radar: Combat grade radar. Range 10 miles, can track up to 50 individual targets. 95% reliability (00% against stealthed vehicles).
  • Ground Crew Tracker: Tracks all vehicles and personnel that are supposed to me in the worksite, ensuring that friends are not accidentally crushed.
  • GPS: Standard tracking device. Ties into the Blue Force Tracker.
  • HUD: Displays maps, radar, targeting information, and any OTHER information the wearer wants directly in front of the user.
  • FLIR/SLIR: Forward and Side Looking Infrared. Allows pilot to see at night.
  • Video Camera: Records from the HUD. 50 hours of recording available.
  • Full range optic sensory suite: Infrared, ultra violet, Magnification, night sight, color filters, thermal imager. Range is about 200 miles for MOST sensors.
    Combat Profile For B-1d Construction robot:
  • 3 attacks per melee.
  • +2 to parry.
  • +2 to dodge.
  • +2 to roll with a punch or fall with an impact, reducing damage by half.