Raptor (25t)
Model by Primus BuS
The Raptor is one of the first homegrown Inner Sphere OmniMechs. Many in the Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery consider the Raptor, classified as a light ’Mech, a "proof of concept" ’Mech rather than a fully operational design. The Luthien Armor Works engineers began to reverse-engineer Clan OmniMech technology as soon as they received it from the units that conquered Wolcott, but many of the Clan improvements were beyond the technological abilities of the Combine at that point. The modular weapon concept that gives the Clans their incredible tactical flexibility, however, was not beyond their reach. The Raptor is built around a massive weapons bay that is very similar in shape to a Clan Vulture missile pod.