Missive From ADS: Director's OfficeSC Matt 7 wrote:It's a mini-Stanchion. Nice.PVTJimmy1 wrote:I know this thread is a bit old but here's one for you.
Weapon Designation: XM395-G
Role: High Power Marksman Rifle
Based On/Modified From: M395 DMR
Manufacturer: Archurian Defense Solutions
Notes: The 395-G overhauls the internals of the base platform. Exchanging the gas operation system and black powder cartridges for a magnetic rail system, this weapon can pierce shields with a single shot. However the rate of fire is significantly slower, the bolt has been moved to the right side and is now the only way to feed the modified rounds into the chamber. Former Spartan-III Andrew-G199, founder of ADS, remarks that the 395-G is highly effective against both Covenant energy shields and armor. Field tests are limited to Spartan operators due to the sheer weight of the weapon. Test results prove promising for a full contract with the UNSC for the Spartan Branch.
...I wonder if Spartan J. Martinez would have been a pseudo-employee of ADS in some other timeline. (Also, I wonder what would Andrew-G199's reaction be in regards to the proposed eXIC, if production models would be considered.)
While the eXIC is an ... unconventional and interesting piece of hardware, it would be less expensive to the company to up-armor or modify a whole tank than to acquire the cannon system and attempt a Spartan portable system. Micro-missile technology is presently in the wheel house though.
Signed- Director of Company Operations Andrew-G199