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Isomagnetic desintegrator

Worf carrying an isomagnetic disintegrator

The isomagnetic disintegrator was a shoulder-mounted directed-energy weapon used by the Federation Starfleet, similar to an ancient Human bazooka. The weapon fired purple energy bolts.

In 2375, isomagnetic disintegrators were part of the armory of the Template:ShipClass USS Enterprise-E. Captain Jean-Luc Picard took ten isomagnetic disintegrators on his mission to help the Ba'ku resist forced resettlement. Lieutenant Commander Worf used one of the disintegrators to great effect against a pursuing landing team sent by the Son'a. A single hit to a rock near the four soldiers caused a heavy stun effect to all of them and some minor shrapnel damage from the stone fragments of the exploded rock. (Star Trek: Insurrection)

The weapon used by Worf was not directly named in the film, but the script of Star Trek: Insurrection [1] and Star Trek Encyclopedia (3rd ed p.620) identify it as one of the ten isomagnetic disintegrator mentioned by Worf earlier in the film.
According to the Decipher Starfleet Operations Manual, Isomagnetic disintegrator features a portable magnetic charge inducer which fires the beam of isomagnetic energy to disrupt the targets electromagnetic field. When used against lifeforms, the effect can be set anywhere from stun, to a temporary imparement of the central nervous system, and all the way up to the highest setting that disintegrates the target to dust.

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