GTM TAG-B

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GTI TAG-B Missile

Primaries
Secondaries
Turrets

Weapon Comparison Table, FS 1

Primaries
Secondaries
Turrets

Weapon Comparison Table, FS 2


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The GTI TAG-B Missile


Tech Room Data

The TAG-B is an enhanced version of the standard TAG-A missile, also developed by GTVI laboratories. With a more shock-resistant substructure around its electronics package, the TAG-B is packed with ultra-sophisticated equipment to provide more useful targeting information to friendly forces. Massive retrofitting of GTVA ship turrets is underway to fully utilize this improved targeting technology.


Performance

Statistics

Range 1 625 m
Reload time 8.0 s
Velocity 325 ms-1
Base Damage 1*
Armor Damage Full 1*
Shield Damage Full 1*
Subsystem Damage Full 1*
Shockwave Radius 10 / 30 m
Type: Aspect Seeking
View Cone: N / A
Minimum Lock Time: 3.0 s
Turn Rate (360 degrees): 1.4 s


Notes

  • TAGs the target (level-2). Effect lasts for 18 s
  • The shockwave doubles the damage against any target that takes a direct hit

Veteran Comments

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The TAG weapons seem ineffective in anything other than properly FREDed missions, the only one in the FreeSpace 2 campaign (as far as I know) is A Game of TAG. While they do have a very specific niche beyond that mission for use against stealth ships as noted in the TAG-A article, the slower speed and the need for aspect lock by the TAG-B missile actually makes it WORSE for the purpose of highlighting stealth ships for destruction by friendly capitals.