Terran Turret 2

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The following information has not been confirmed by Volition
and is therefore not canon for the FreeSpace universe.


Blue Planet Tech Room Description

Triton Dynamics' Super Houndtooth improves the classic warship plasma weapon with Aifven cavitation dampeners and a fast-snap magnetic bottle. Trading damage for rate of fire, the Super Houndtooth focuses on point defense against incoming warheads, with light target engagement a secondary concern. It performs poorly against shields.



Range 1650 m
Rate of Fire 2 shots per second
Velocity 275 ms-1
Base Damage 35
Armor Damage Very Good 43.75
Shield Damage Good 29.75
Subsystem Damage Average 26.25


Veteran Comments

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Essentially identical to the Terran Turret statistically, but with a slightly longer range and a doubled rate of fire. Unlike the pulse cannons that Alliance ships mount in Blue Planet, it has no built in inaccuracy. This makes it the best weapon to destroy incoming warheads on most Alliance warships.

As the tech description says, this weapon does low shield damage, though it fares much better in this regard than the old Terran Turret. However, it makes up for this with a long range and hull damage greater than the Prometheus S. If it wasn't so slow, it would be highly effective against strikecraft.