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For an overview of Gauss rifle models in all games, see Gauss rifle.
Gauss rifle
Tactics m72 Gauss rifle
Icon FoT Gauss rifle
Damage & attacks
damage60 - 80
damage typeNormal
att. modes
Single(Action PointsIcon action 5, RangeIcon range 50)
Ammunition
ammo type2mm EC
ammo cap.20
Requirements
strength req.6
hands req.2
Other
weight9 pounds
value
6600
 
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The M72 rifle is of German design. It uses an electromagnetic field to propel 2mm steel rounds at tremendous speed... and pierce almost any obstacle. Its range, accuracy and stopping power is almost unparalleled.

The M72 Gauss rifle is a small gun in Fallout Tactics.

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The Gauss rifle, also called a coil gun, is a device used to propel a ferromagnetic projectile by accelerating it through a process of magnet induction. The Gauss rifle (and Gauss gun) are named after German mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss, who formulated mathematical descriptions of the magnetic effect demonstrated by magnetic accelerators.

CharacteristicsEdit

Its range, accuracy and penetrating power are almost unparalleled.

The M72 is a weapon tied for longest range with the sniper rifle and has the highest single fire damage of any firearm.

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