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Worf carrying an isomagnetic disintegrator

An "old disintegrator" owned by Kerner Hauze

The isomagnetic disintegrator was a shoulder-mounted directed-energy weapon used by the Federation Starfleet, similar to an ancient Human bazooka. The weapon fired purple energy bolts.

In 2375, isomagnetic disintegrators were part of the armory of the Sovereign-class USS Enterprise-E. Captain Jean-Luc Picard took ten isomagnetic disintegrators on his mission to help the Ba'ku resist forced resettlement. Lieutenant Commander Worf used one of the disintegrators to great effect against a pursuing landing team sent by the Son'a. A single hit to a rock near the four soldiers caused a heavy stun effect to all of them and some minor shrapnel damage from the stone fragments of the exploded rock. (Star Trek: Insurrection)

Several of these weapons were among the collection held in the menagerie previously owned by Kerner Hauze. Following Hauze's death, the USS Cerritos's Sam Rutherford, who was tasked with cataloguing the collection, noted the "old disintegrator" among the items. (LD: "Kayshon, His Eyes Open")

The weapon used by Worf was not directly named in the film, but the script of Star Trek: Insurrection [1] and the Star Trek Encyclopedia (4th ed., vol. 1, p. 378) identify it as one of the ten isomagnetic disintegrator mentioned by Worf earlier in the film. It was later partially identified by name when it appeared on Star Trek: Lower Decks.
According to the Decipher Starfleet Operations Manual, the isomagnetic disintegrator features a portable magnetic charge inducer which fires the beam of isomagnetic energy to disrupt the targets electromagnetic field. When used against lifeforms, the effect can be set anywhere from stun, to a temporary impairment of the central nervous system, and all the way up to the highest setting that disintegrates the target to dust.

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