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Type-47 Silent Munitions Launcher
Production information
Model

Type-47 Silent Munitions Launcher

Type

Silent Weapon

Technical specifications
Size
  • Length: 90cm
  • Mass: 7.5 kg
Damage Per Hit

severe

Magazine Size

15 rounds

Ammunition Type

ferric tungsten "nails"

Operation

magnetic accelerator

Rate of Fire

semi-automatic

Accuracy

high

Range

short to medium

Usage
Era(s)

Necros War

Counterpart(s)

various silenced firearms (UNSC)

Counterweapon(s)

sniper rifles, battle/assault rifles

Affiliation

USR

  [Source]


The Type-47 Silent Munitions Launcher is a USR infantry weapon used by special forces infiltrators due to its low sonic signature.

Description

The Nail Gun is a magnetic accelerator weapon, using a series of cricle shaped magnetics to accelerate a magnetic slug. The gun only fires to subsonic speeds, allowing it to avoid the traditionally loud noises associate with supersonic munitions or plasma accelerators. Because at no point does the slug contact with the magnetics, it produces no friction and muzzle flash. The Nail gun is fed by a three round magazine, inserted at the fore of the weapon. Along the upper carapace of the weapon is the cooling shroud, which is designed to minimise the thermal signature of the weapon to allow it to fire continuously without fail.

The slugs are specially designed to cause significant harm to the target on impact. It carries a spitzer type warhead, boat tail construction, made from a heavy metal designed to maintain momentum and specially engineered to yaw and tumble once its inside its target. At short range, where the Nail Gun is designed to operate, its incredibly deadly, often penetrating shields and armoury, and instantly killing most targets through hydrostatic shock and severe internal trauma.

Sangheili special forces use this at short range, where they are unable to get close enough to use a blade, or their bare hands. Its effective to around a hundred metres, but beyond that will be stopped by most shield generators.

UNSC Remarks

Weapons of the USR

Energy Rifles

Plasma Rifle | Plasma Repeater | Storm Rifle | Concussion Rifle

Kinetic Rifles

Needler | Carbine | Needle Rifle | Needler Shotgun

Pistols

Plasma Pistol | Nail Gun | Fuel Rod Burster

Heavy Weapons

Plasma Caster | Fuel Rod Gun | Plasma Launcher | Needler Cannon | Assault Cannon

Sniper Rifles

Beam Rifle | Focus Rifle | Fuel Rod Rifle

Support Weapons

Plasma Cannon | Plasma Mortar | Plasma Flamer

Grenades

Plasma Grenade | Fusion Grenade | Electricity Grenade

Melee Weapons

Energy Sword | Energy Greatsword | Curveblade

Energy Garrote | Energy Dagger | Tactical Knife

Energy Pike | Energy Spear | Energy Glaive | Energy Halberd | Type-34 Energy Weapon/Lance

Explosives

Anti Matter Charge | 'Bouncing Betty' | 'Jumping Jack'


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