From UFStarfleet LCARS
The M45 is a phased energy weapon and standard issue for all UF Starfleet Marines as a sidearm.
First designed and issues in 2315 and has gone through many redesigns.
The M45 is a phased energy weapon that uses the Omni III Power Cell. It varies from the Starfleet Phaser II that it has an electable power clip which is housed in the handle.
- Mark I - Original Unit.
- Mark II - Upgrade hardening against radiation interference.
- Mark III - Modification to accept new power cell.
- Mark IV - Upgrade to firing chamber increasing accuracy.
- Mark V - New construction making casing stronger and lighter.
- Mark VI - Modification for increased accuracy and lower power drain.
- Mark VII - Modification for the Omni III Power Cell