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Blue Planet Tech Room Description

The Kiribati-Sunder GES-1 Javelin follows in the Interceptor's footsteps, providing the UEF military with an anti-fighter missile with fast lock-on and adequate stopping power. Compared to the GTVA Harpoon, the Javelin has faster lock-on, but lower impact damage.



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The GES-1 Javelin

Range 1325 m
Reload time 2 s
Velocity 250 ms-1
Base Damage 80
Armor Damage 1.0x 80
Shield Damage 0.8x 64
Subsystem Damage 0.7x 56
Shockwave Radius 20 / 40 m
Type: Aspect Seeking
View Cone: N/A
Minimum Lock Time: 1.8 s
Turn Rate (360 degrees): 1.0 s


Veteran Comments

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Good during the first half of War in Heaven for spiking enemy fighters in a dogfight. Used in the exact same way as the Harpoon. Even direct hits may not get you kills, it's advisable to soften up the enemy a bit before popping off one of these to finish them. Many of the better enemy pilots are capable of dodging them, though.