UEB Vajradhara

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The UEB Vajradhara


Description:

Blue Planet: War in Heaven Tech Room Description

Where the Durga's firepower is considered excessive, the UEB Vajradhara's is considered out of scale. Should the Durga fail to meet set expectations in mission objectives, the even heavier UEB Vajradhara is sent in. This beast is a rare sight on the battlefield however, as its production costs are significant. Should it be deployed, it has adequate self-defense in the form of two high-powered turrets as well as plenty of armor and shielding. The Vajradhara is a fleet bomber, designed to survive and in fact shape engagements between multiple frigates and destroyers.

Credits List

  • Model by Steve-O

Performance:

Statistics

Name UEB Vajradhara
Type Fleet Bomber
Manufacturer Wartime Special Projects
Maneuverability Poor
Yaw, Pitch, Roll 6.5, 7.0, 7.0 s
Max Velocity 52 - 80 ms-1
Max Afterburner Velocity 115 ms-1
Max Afterburner Duration 11 s
Armor Very Heavy
Hitpoints 700 pts
Shields 850 pts
Length 82.1 m
Weaponry
Primary weapons
1st bank 4 guns
2nd bank 4 guns
3rd bank 1 guns
Secondary weapons
1st bank capacity 120
2nd bank capacity 40
3rd bank capacity 120
4th bank capacity 80
Countermeasures
Countermeasure capacity 60 countermeasures
Turrets 2 turrets


Armaments

Default Statistics
Bank Guns Standard Loadout
1st 4 Rapier
2nd 4 Gattler
3rd 1 Vajra
Compatible Primaries
1st
2nd
Vulcan, Rapier, Scalpel, Maul, Gattler, Sidhe, Redeemer, UX Accelerator
3rd Vajra
Default Statistics
Bank Capacity Standard Loadout
1st 120 Dirk
2nd 40 Jackhammer
3rd 120 Warhammer
4th 80 Sledgehammer
Compatible Secondaries
1st Hellfire, Dirk, Dart, Javelin, Slammer, Paveway, Grimler, Shrike
2nd Shrike, Jackhammer, Warhammer
3rd Hellfire, Dirk, Dart, Javelin, Slammer, Paveway, Grimler, Shrike, Jackhammer, Warhammer
4th Sledgehammer
Default Statistics
Turret Type Amount
Rapier 2

Gallery

Veteran Comments

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Pronounced VAJ-ra-ZA-ra.


One of the most powerful fanmade bombers, period. However, it handles like a rock.


The Vajradhara released with R1 was never used in missions, and it is likely that the R2 version will have expanded capabilities when it actually turns up in usable form. You can fly it in the standalone mission Kentauroi Race.


One thing to note about the Vajra in its tertiary bank: the instant you arm it, you cannot immediately fire it, you must wait five seconds so the weapon can be primed (if you take a look at it in external camera view, the firing point is under the three-man cockpit, and the firing "rod" extends from the casing, much like the Archer anti-subsystem gun on the UEF Uriel.


Another note about weapon priming: the Sledgehammers in Secondary Bank 4 are stored under bay doors on the top side. So don't expect to fire them straight away, as they still need a lock on.