Speed: 68 mph over even terrain Weight: 2.4 tons Capacity: One driver, four passengers, 500 lbs cargo Armor: 25mm plasteel plating Manufacturer: Bethel Heavy Industries Armament: none
Lore:The Thresher is the newest generation of planetary rovers, with an advanced suspension system, fully sealed and NBC protected cockpit and cabin, and a sensor system that is far beyond it's time this vehicle delivers everything recquired to a survey team. These types of vehicles are used widely throughout the Galaxy, from the colonies to the core they are the workforce of the modern civilization. Personel transportation, planetary exploration, mining, scouting, archaeology, these are just a handful of the implementations of the Thresher Planetary Explorer.
The Nuclear, Biological, Chemical protection system is also helpful for crew survival in hostile environments, when survey teams approach un-charted worlds these are the vehicles they choose, time tested and reliable the Thresher and it's family of vehicles will be in service as long as the human species continues to reach out into the stars.