GTB Hera (ED)

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This article is about the ship from Earth Defense. For other uses, see GTB Hera (disambiguation)
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GTB Hera


The GTB Hera is a heavy bomber, produced for the Earth Defence mod. It is very similar in appearance to the GTB Surt.

Description:

Tech Room Description

The Hera is the heaviest Terran bomber created to date. Armed with multiple primary cannons and a massive amount of missiles, the Hera can easily annihilate all specifications of capital ships. Capable of carrying the massive Nemesis warhead, the Hera is known to be among the most dangerous bombers in the fleet. However, despite this, it is very slow and very unmanageable, similar to the earlier Boanerges and Ursa. Though the Hera can easily rip apart enemy capital ships, the Hera struggles to combat even small fighters, so escort wings should always be deployed along with Hera bombers.

The ability to carry the new Nemesis antimatter warhead has made the Hera a dreadfully dangerous ship against capital ship targets. Even without heavy bombs, the Hera can still do significant damage with its heavy laser cannon mounts, capable of carrying most types of primary weapons, including the new Flux mass driver.

The Hera replaces the Ursa and Boanerges, and solves the problems of speed and maneuverability somewhat. However, its main advantage is definitely its supreme firepower, capable of laying waste to ships as large as destroyers.

Credits List

  • Model by Blowfish
  • Texture by Freespaceking

Performance:

Statistics

Type Advanced Assault Bomber
Manufacturer Han-Ronald Corp.
Maneuverability Average
Max Velocity 55.0 - 70.0 mps
Max Afterburner Velocity 95.0 mps
Armor Heavy
Hitpoints 500
Shields 900
Length 33 m

Armaments

Default Statistics
Bank Guns Standard Loadout
1st 4 Subach HL-9
2nd 6 Flux
Compatible Primaries
Subach HL-9, Dazzler, Hammer, Shrike, Flux, Ragnarok, Keravnos-PR3, Patriot
Default Statistics
Bank Capacity Standard Loadout
1st 80 Wasp
2nd 100 Seeker
3rd 100 Seeker
Compatible Secondaries
Wasp, Hellstorm, Tornado, Cyclone, Angel, Stiletto IV, Electryon, Misericorde, Seeker, Nemesis, Infyrno, Infyrno II, Scorpius, Sgian, Hydra


Inferno's reskin. As INFR1 already had its own GTB Hera (INF) it received a different name. The choice of GTB Surt might be more confusing, unfortunately.

Veteran Comments

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The Hera was to be Earth Defence's Ursa. It had a lot of weapons (a total of primaries and more secondary capacity than the Ursa, plus a fair few turrets), but was horribly sluggish and really not a lot of fun to fly. The noted resemblance to the GTB Surt was coincidental, but another version of the Hera was later made with massive railgun banks replacing some of the gunpoints for the Scroll of Atankharzim mod at their request. This resemblance was also utilized by Inferno Team who replaced old Surt model with Hera in Nostos modpack.


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