The Emplacement Weapon, Heavy Blaster is a powerful heavy repeating blaster typically referred to as the E-Web (EWHB-10). Generally used by Imperial Army forces and stormtrooper units, this weapon is commonly used to protect outposts against lines of approaching enemy infantry units. One of the most powerful blasters in the Imperial arsenal, the E-Web is fitted with cryocoolers to provide rapid fire capability. The heavy repeating blaster must be mounted on a shock-absorbing tripod for stability and requires a crew of two to use effectively; one to operate the gun and a second to man the power generator and keep it operating at safe temperatures. The computerized fire control and targeting system features infra-red and low-light image enhancers for use in night combat and a built-in com-link with automatic encryption for coordinated attacks.