MA Laser Cannon

Moonbase Alpha Defensive Laser Cannon Schematics[1]

The Moonbase Alpha Laser Cannon is the main form of defensive armament for Moonbase Alpha. Five examples of this remotely controlled weapon were installed in silos around the perimeter of Moonbase Alpha following the breakaway from Earth. The weapon has a maximum effective range of 100 miles (161km).[2]


  1. Moonbase Alpha Technical Notebook
  2. Hirsch, David and Barbara Krasnoff. 1979.


  • Hirsch, David and Barbara Krasnoff. Starlog Photo Guidebook for Science fiction Weapons. 1979. ISBN 0-931064-13-9