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