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M42C
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M42C


Weapon:
Scoped Rifle
Use:
Sniper Rifle
Service:
USCM
Construction:
alloy
Ammunition:
9.3×62mm
Capacity:
6
Dimensions:
Length:
65cms
Weight:
7kgs
Operational conditions:
-0 - +50°C






Name

M42C Scoped Rifles are in service with the U.S.C.M.s.

Description

M42C Scoped Rifles are in use in combat situation on BG386, a similiar weapon to the WY102 Scoped Rifle is used in Aliens v Predator 2 on LV1201.

Construction


M42A, M42C and WY102 Scoped Rifles both have a targeting scope and clip reloading from an under-gun clip mechanism. These are of alloy contruction and are produced to be light for quick targeting in combat situations.

Tactical Uses


Due to their lightness, high rate of fire and stopping capabilities they are the scoped rifle of choice for tactical combat situations. The M42C Scoped Rifles feature a inscope targeting capabilities for outlining a targets silhouette, an operator can then decide whether to fire on the silhouetted target. This has the effect of outlining a target even in low light visibility, clearly distinguishing between an Alien, Predator or a Marine. The Aliens v Predator 2 WY102 Scoped Rifle has a 20x zoom allowing for targeting of up to 500m. The Aliens: Colonial Marines Scoped Rifle is upgradable in clips carried and camouflage colours.

Characteristics

Reference stats table.


Appearance


Appearances in the following;
Aliens v Predator 3

Variations

Aliens v Predator 2
Aliens Armageddon

Interactions

Aliens v Predator 3


Spec for M42C Scoped Rifle: 6 rounds, 6 clip, 24 carried, 60 RPM, effective 120m.


Aliens v Predator 2


Spec for WY-102 Sniper Rifle: 30 rounds, 4+ clips, 120 RPM, effective 500m.









Continuity

Aliens v Predator 3
M42C Scoped Rifles are not a standard weapon loadout in Aliens v Predator 3 but can be collected at set locations in both single and multiplayer gameplay, once collected ammo locations will allow collection of further ammo in singleplayer but are limited to carried ammo in multiplayer.


Aliens: Colonial Marines
Although scoped rifles don't feature in the game the Battle Rifle and Assault Rifle make up for that with their attachments. The Battle Rifle have sights of Armat S4 2x Telescoping Sight, Armat S11 Variable Zoom Sight and Armat Smart Targeting Scope and the Assault Rifle sights of W-Y NSG 23 Stock Iron Sight, W-Y S91 Dot Reflex Sight and Armat S4 2x Telescoping Sight. Other weapons like a M39 have Armat S6 Reflex Sight and Armat Laser Targeting System and similiar sights on pistols.

Aliens Armageddon
A form of the scoped rifle appears in the game Aliens Armageddon, this is called the sniper rifle and used for long range targets.


Timeline

See also

Pulse Rifle * Pistol * Smart Gun * Flame thrower * Grenades * Shotgun * Motion Tracker





References

Citations

Aliens v Predator 3
Aliens v Predator 2

Notes

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