the Wave Crusher

The Wave Crusher is a small, lightweight water sled that has several armaments, as well as a special surprise. It can actually be reconfigured into a Cobra jet ski, allowing for clandestine operations executed by the Spy Troops. It has these capabilities:

Handling
RV 10
Velocity
RV 6
Durability
RV 10
Protection
RV 0

Communications Array: the Wave Crusher is equipped with a gigahertz frequency, frequency wobbler clandestine operations radio system. This provides rank value 10 radio transception (with a 25 mile range), that features rank value 30 signal encryption.

Of course, that's not all. Helping it to function in its capacity as a Cobra device, the Wave Crusher also has a purloined Cobra-band radio installed as well. This gear works with similar range, but it only has rank value 20 signal encryption.

Machine Guns: in either mode, the Wave Crusher has access to two linked machine guns. Fired together, these weapons can inflict rank value 20 Piercing damage when firing short bursts of lead, or rank value 30 Piercing damage when firing them continuously.

Missile: accessible only in its water sled mode, the Wave Crusher can fire this singular, surface to surface projectile to inflict rank value 30 Slashing (fragmentary) damage to whatever it hits. This small missile has these characteristics:

Handling
RV 20
Velocity
RV 50
Durability
RV 20
Damage
RV 30 Slashing (fragmentary)

Shape Change: the principal purpose of the Wave Crusher is to fool Cobra troopers into believing that it is, in fact, one of their own vehicles. It can readily and easily be reconfigured between its GI Joe and Cobra mode, a feat that takes only 5 turns.

2005 Variations

While the original, 2003 edition of Wave Crusher was primarily yellow with blue trim, the 2005 iteration of this vehicle has changed its coloration. While it otherwise functions the same, the newer model is orange with black trim, though its missiles and seat retain their dull gray hue.

Extra Goodies:

the Wave Crusher 4C System: Edition 13 Text File Download

GI Joe directories featuring a version of the Wave Crusher:

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