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"…and loaded up these E-11s you've given us, which require one to aim as far as possible away from what one's shooting at in order to have half a chance of hitting it."
―Deserting stormtrooper TD-7556[8]

The E-11 medium blaster rifle, more commonly known as the E-11 blaster rifle was a light but powerful blaster rifle manufactured by BlasTech Industries. It served as the standard issue weapon of Imperial stormtroopers. The blaster rifle was the successor to BlasTech's E-10 blaster rifle and was based on the DC-15A blaster carbine used by clone troopers during the Clone Wars.[9]


Stormtroopers armed with E-11 blaster rifles.

The E-11 blaster rifle combined lethal firepower with impressive range and a versatile design. Featuring three power settings; lethal, stun, and sting, the rifle proved useful for a variety of combat situations. An advanced cooling system resulted in the blaster's superior performance,[1] especially useful for its fully automatic fire setting.[10] The E-11 also included a telescopic range-finding sight and a folding three-position stock, which could convert the blaster into a full-length rifle[1] and could be modified to house a glowrod.[11] Its standard issue power cells carried energy for 200 shots however the rifle could also be loaded with plasma cartridges that could last for more than 500 shots.[1]

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The E-11 medium blaster rifle was based on the British Sterling Mk IV submachine gun.[19]


An E-11 blaster medium rifle

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