|DLT-19 Heavy blaster rifle|
|Physical and technical specifications|
|Usage and history|
The DLT-19 was not as popular or as well-known as the standard-issue E-11 blaster rifle, because it took longer to assemble and load. However the DLT-19 was much more powerful and had a much greater range than the E-11 model. The DLT-19s sniper rifle a sniper rifle variant to this weapon bore a almost exact appearance except for the addition of a scope. In this configuration it could shoot down swoops, or even light airspeeders.
It was commonly carried by Imperial stormtroopers and army troopers although the bounty hunter 4-LOM was also known to use the weapon. Imperial security details often used the rifle because of its long-range capabilities. It was these capabilities that made it a common sight on Imperial controlled planets with large, clear, open areas, like Tatooine. Chewbacca used a stolen one during the Rescue on Death Star I.