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Akira Powered Protective Vest

Akira Armour Co set out to design a peice of armour that would not only
protect the wearer but act as a surrogate damage taker. It would absorb
all the hurt, at an expensse of energy. A basic semi-hard protective
vest was built with a special conductive lining atatched to a micro-
shield generator. The shield generaotr used the lining to actualy create
the field jsut above the vest's surface. The generator only oeprates at
one fith of it's pwoer at any time but as dmage is incured it replaces
lost energy with backups, thusly preventing the wearer from any actual
harm. However energy weapons often interact poorly with the shield and
a good enoguh hit can shrot the shiled system out, leaving the wearer
without much defense. Surprisingly this evst ebcame popular among
various planetary police forces where firearms were more popular than
blasters. There hasn't been a single complaint about the PPV yet, except
for it's price of course.

Model: Akira Armour Co PPV
Type: Specialized  protection system
Scale: Character
Cost: 2,900 credits
Availability: 3, R
Game Notes:Basic Suit: Adds +1D to resist damage(torso), No Dexterity
            penalties.
            Energy shield: The PPV generates a small low pwoered energy shield just above the surface of the armour adidng               protective strength. The shield adds +1D to resist all damage, and if physical damage is incurred while the                  shield is activated, for every level of damage(wounded,incpacitated ect) the shield lsoes 1d from it's energy                 stores. It has 5D stored energy. However if energy damage is incured while the shilld is active, the shield                 shrots out and cnanot be used again until repaired. 1D out of the shields is drained after eveyr hour of use until recharged.


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