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Approved Starship DV ST-X Hammer

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Duke Kyle DeVoe

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DV ST-X Hammer Strike


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Alderaani designed DV ST-X



OUT OF CHARACTER INFORMATION

  • Intent: To create a strike/bomber that can offensively engage a destroyer, keeping the enemy mother ship on defensive. It's main purpose is to keep an enemy destroyer at a distance from the Devo
  • Image Source: DV ST-X
  • Canon Link: N/A
  • Restricted Missions: N/A
  • Primary Source: N/A
PRODUCTION INFORMATION
  • Manufacturer: Arma Tech Combat Systems
  • Model: DV ST-X
  • Affiliation: Closed-Market

  • Production: Semi-Unique
  • Material: Composite carbide/ceramic Durasteel Hull
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
  • Classification: Assault strike bomber
  • Length: 16 meters
  • Width: 20 meters full wing span
  • Height: 5 meters full wings deployed,
  • Armament: Very High Gatling supercharged laser (forward). Missile launchers. Aft laser canons.
  • Defenses: Average Carbide/ceramic Durasteel Hull, Extra shield power drawn from engines
  • Squadron Count: Very Low 4
  • Maneuverability Rating: Average
  • Speed Rating: Moderate
  • Hyperdrive Class: Very Slow 5
STANDARD FEATURES
  • Standard shield generators
  • Long range sensors
  • Long range communications
  • 2x Heavy duty sub-light thruster engines

ADVANCED SYSTEMS
  • Reactive armor ( can take some missile hits from other fighters)
  • Carbide/ceramic durasteel layered skin (can take some standard laser canon fire if shields weaken)
  • Gatling supercharged laser canon


Strengths:
  • Fast response targeting computer.
  • Pulse code modulating comm, making it nearly impossible to jam.
  • Rapid cycling supercharged laser canon in a Gatling set-up for fast cooling/recycling

Weaknesses:

  • Slow hyperdrive: Very slow, can take up to 5 days to cross a Hex
  • An Albastros: Not designed to fly in atmospheres. The DV ST-X is sluggish planet side, as it is heavy, with little wing lift.
  • Lead belly: Pilots can rarely land this beast planet side. It is not uncommon for pilots to eject once below cloud cover and have the bomber drop like a lead sinker to the surface.

Description:

The Alderaani designed DV ST-X is primarily a carrier deployed strike/bomber that is designed to strafe and assault standard enemy SDs.. It was designed to engage enemy destroyer/carriers, bringing the fight to the enemy, rather than having it's own destroyer engage it. It's 2 heavy duty sub-light engines make it a fast deployed and responsive sub-light strike/bomber. The engines are heavily shielded and redundant ion converters let it sustain many laser canon hits. The DV ST-X is the primary attack heavy strike group on the Alderaani Devo. It can inflict damage to standard SDs. It's main tactic is to keep the enemy destroyer on defensive at a long distance.
They comprise 1 of the 8 squadrons of the SD Devo's 8 squadrons.
It's squadron call sign is Hammer, for it can drill away at a large target (ex: SD) as it makes it's high speed attack runs. It's rapid cycling Gatling supercharged laser brings the firepower of the Devo to the enemy's SD while the Devo is at a distance.




Alderaani designed
 
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[member="Duke Kyle DeVoe"], this is currently one rating too high. As always, you can balance this by lowering a rating, moving production to something more limited, or adding a significant weakness.



Duke Kyle DeVoe said:
Armament: Very High Gatling turbo laser (forward). Missile launchers. Aft laser canons.
Traditionally, we have not allowed turbolasers on starfighters of this size, especially at this production level. I would recommend finding an alternate weapon, something like a supercharged or heavy laser cannon, mass driver cannon, etc.
 
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At semi-unique production, you can raise this up a rating or two.



Duke Kyle DeVoe said:
ADVANCED SYSTEMS Reactive armor ( can take some missile hits from other fighters) Carbide/ceramic durasteel layered skin (can take some standard laser canon fire if shields weaken) Gatling turbo laser canon
If you'll change the reference here from "turbo laser" to "supercharged" here please.
 
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