Hit Dice: 6
Manipulators: Special-Use Gripper
Armor: Duraplastic (AC 5)
Sensors: Class V
Mental Programming: Programming
Weaponry: Carbine or Automatic Rifle
Borer blimps are 5' long, lightweight robots that were used in terrestrial and off-world mining operations, particularly in cavern complexes deemed too narrow, too inaccessible, or too dangerous for conventional mining machines and/or human beings. They slowly floated along corridors, zeroing in on precious metals and elements with their acute sensors, and then extracted their finds with laser-drills and piston-chisels. Too delicate to cart materials themselves, borer blimps worked in tandem with haulbots.
A borer blimp attacks 3 times per round, with its drillbit doing 2d10+6 damage and its arm-picks doing 1d8+2 damage each. And in volatile regions prone to labor unrest and rioting, they were equipped with carbines or assault rifles.