M995 Backstop point defense laser
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|M995 Backstop point defense laser|
The Backstop is a a laser weapon system developed to fulfil the role of point-defense. In their use aboard the Winter-class prowler, three such weapons are mounted as pop-up turrets, with one located behind the cockpit and another on each wing. Each Backstop has two pulse laser emitters and an electronic countermeasures dispenser capable of a deploying a variety of consumables from heat sinks to deception jammers to mislead enemy sensors and break target locks.
List of appearances
- Halo 5: Guardians (First appearance)
- Halo: Tales from Slipspace
- Halo: Retribution