GTF Vesuvius

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GTF Vesuvius


Description:

INFR1 Tech Room Description

The faithful Vesuvius light space superiority fighter has served the GTVA for many years since its inception in 2389. Although considered an unconventional design at that time, the fighter's combination of flight performance and an adaptable weapons configuration easily set it above its peers. It can carry almost all standard GTVA weapons, including the Assassin bomb, as the situation demands. A solid and agile all-round fighter.

Credits List

  • Model by Aldo

Performance:

Statistics

Type Advanced Interceptor
Manufacturer RNI Systems
Maneuverability Good
Max Velocity 75.0 - 90.0 mps
Max Afterburner Velocity 120.0 mps
Armor Average
Hitpoints 400
Shields 400
Length 30 m

Armaments

Default Statistics
Bank Guns Standard Loadout
1st 2 Subach HL-12
2nd 2 Kayser ADV
Compatible Primaries
Subach HL-12, Adv Disruptor, Mace, Prometheus, Kayser ADV, Hastor, Ripper
Default Statistics
Bank Capacity Standard Loadout
1st 25 Shocker
2nd 25 Shocker
3rd 40 Hornet
Compatible Secondaries
Hurricane, Hammer, Shocker, Arrow, Vortex, Stiletto III, Hornet, EMP Adv., Firestorm, A.C.R, A.S.R, Sniper, Assassin

Veteran Comments

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For a standard-issue fighter, it handles relatively well and its loadout compatibility is excellent. The only problem is its paint job, because it is very easy to mistake one of these for a Shivan craft. A second possible issue may lie in its gun points, which are in unorthodox locations (two below the chin and two to the right).


One of the most considerable features of the Vesuvius is the capability of carrying the Assassin torpedo, a relatively weak but still effective torpedo. This allows the Vesuvius to engage corvette sized ships and below and devastate convoys with ease. When facing capital ships, the Assassin is better off used against vital subsystems and turrets.


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