LCV "Savant" . A Light Combat Vehicle, the Savant was used prior to the deployment of the SPA 101 Gosans. It even saw action during the Second Robot War in the Sentai Province. .
Part of the SPA's main combat force during the Initial Robot Rebellion and War, these Light Combat Vehicles, or LCVs, were easily produced and fielded. Their light armor and weapons couldn't stand up to the drone however, prompting the SPA to commission the SPA 101-MDS Gosan for combat duty.
After the end of the First Robot War, the LCVs were decommissioned as battlefield equipment and instead were reused as tactics training equipment for the SPA Military Academy. They were painted orange to denote this. After the Second Robot War took a turn for the worst, and the Industrial Sector was lost, the LCVs were rearmed and used to bolster the Gosan squads. The LCVs played significant roles in convoy protection during the Evacuation of the Urban Sector.
The operator of this particular LCV is Tabitha. She rescued this Artillery Missile variant from being destroyed during action in one of the settlements that her squad had been assigned in.
General Seino strongly dislikes the AEGAKS machines, and has his own pet projects that he sees to. One such project is the SEMP(Singularity Electro-Magnetic Pulse) Cannon, seen here mounted on a Savant LCV. This powerful weapon could fire only once, but had enough power to shut down any non-Overseer drone for up to five minutes, as well as any and all electrical equipment within range of the pulse.
Procedure dictated that a warning would be given to all AEGAKS pilots and combat personnel to shut off their equipment before the pulse to prevent friendly fire. While the given pulse did not harm living tissue, any pilot in an active Gosan would have their brain permanently fried. The SEMP Cannon proved to be a very powerful defensive weapon despite its serious drawbacks and its one time firing.
"Where one life ends..."
"...Another begins in its place. Such is the world that we live in."
During the Evacuation of the Urban Sector, LCVs were used by the SPA to escort convoys of refugee vehciles with moderate success, due to their ability to fight and still keep pace with the convoys.
Unfortunately, many of these LCVs were destroyed along the way, sacrificing their lives in the hopes that the lives they were safeguarding would make it to the relative safety of the Agricultural Sector.
This unfortunate LCV was wrecked by enemy drones in the park-like outskirts of the Urban Sector near the bridge that connected the Urban Sector to the Agricultural Sector. When General Seino led the charge back into the Urban Sector, the troops found numerous cases of these derelicts being overgrown and rusted out in their absence.
Well, another relatively simple build. I just don't have the patients for a complex build lately. It started out as a SAM turret, but then I gave it wheels, and the rest just formed around it.
OH well, I was rather fond of the vig, hoped you fellas liked it!