FTF Lancer

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All information related to the FTF Lancer is non-canon.
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Updated FTF Lancer from Steve-O's Federal Navy Revision Project.
Original FTF Lancer from Steve-O's Federal Fighter Pack.

This fighter has been used in the Earth Defense Demo with the name GTF Washington and in Blue Planet as the UEF Uhlan.


Tech Room Description

The FTF-01A Lancer is the mainstay of the federal fleets fighter groups. Cheap and easy to build and just as easy to learn this fighter is every new pilots first real friend. it compares to the GTVA's Myrmidon, however it is thinner on shields and armor, packs five guns compared to six, 2 internal missile banks compared to 3, is slightly more sluggish in maneuvering and does not have a great over all weapons compatibility. however, the lancer is much faster than its counter part and has one advantage over most of the GTVA fighter corps, it is atmospheric capable, giving a strong tactical advantage, or a good means of evasion in a pinch.

Blue Planet: War in Heaven Tech Description

The UEF Uhlan is the most commonly used fightercraft in the United Earth Navy. Designed primarily for the space superiority role, the Uhlan is a cost-efficient design that is inexpensive to produce and relatively easy to pilot. The Uhlan is compatible with most Navy weapons and is generally considered a medium-performance vessel. The Uhlan is able to operate within an atmosphere due to an aerodynamic design, and its excellent Saab maneuvering thruster suite gives it sterling agility in a dogfight. Unlike many UEF fighters, however, it lacks reverse thrust.

Developer Notes

Except for visible primary weapon models in the second bank, the Uhlan is identical to Steve-O's original FTF Lancer.

Name Origin

Uhlans were Polish light cavalry armed with lances, sabres and pistols.

Credits List

  • Model by ---Steve-O---



  • FTF Lancer
Type Space Superiority
Manufacturer Polaris Shipyards
Maneuverability Average
Max Velocity 95.0 - 135.0 mps
Max Afterburner Velocity 210.0 mps
Armor Average
Hitpoints 220
Shields 390
Length 16 m

  • Blue Planet
Name UEF Uhlan
Type Space Superiority
Manufacturer Saab Spaceframes
Maneuverability Average
Yaw, Pitch, Roll 3.0, 3.0, 3.5 s
Max Velocity 75 - 90 ms-1
Max Afterburner Velocity 140 ms-1
Max Afterburner Duration 5.667 s
Armor Average
Hitpoints 250 pts
Shields 390 pts
Length 18 m
Primary weapons
1st bank 3 guns
2nd bank 2 guns
Secondary weapons
1st bank capacity 40
2nd bank capacity 40
3rd bank capacity 40
Countermeasure capacity 30 countermeasures


  • FTF Lancer
Default Statistics
Bank Guns Capacity Standard Loadout
1st 3 120 Mace
2nd 2 120 Subach HL-7
Compatible Primaries
Mace, Rapier, Vulcan, Subach HL-7, Akheton SDG, Prometheus R, Lamprey, UD-8 Kayser, Maxim
Default Statistics
Bank Capacity Standard Loadout
1st 60 Dart
2nd 35 Tempest
3rd 40 Dirk
Compatible Secondaries
MX-64 Rockeye, Dart, Dirk, Slammer, PavewayXII, Storm Fire, Tempest, Harpoon, Hornet, Tornado, Trebuchet, GTM Stiletto II, EMP Adv.

  • UEF Uhlan
Default Statistics
Bank Guns Standard Loadout
1st 3 Vulcan
2nd 2 Vulcan
Compatible Primaries
1st Vulcan, Scalpel, Maul, Rapier
2nd Vulcan, Scalpel, Maul, Rapier, Gattler, Sidhe, UX Accelerator
Default Statistics
Bank Capacity Standard Loadout
1st 40 Javelin
2nd 40 Javelin
3rd 40 Hellfire
Compatible Secondaries
1st Dirk, Dart, Hellfire, Javelin
2nd Dirk, Dart, Hellfire, Javelin
3rd Dirk, Dart, Hellfire, Javelin, Slammer, Paveway, Grimler


Veteran Comments

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The Uhlan is a decent fighter, but not exceptional and not on the same level of quality of the other UEF fighters. It gets the job done in the early missions but is certainly not as good as the Kentauroi or Uriel.

Despite the fact that it's not as fast and packs less firepower than the Kentauroi, the Uhlan is actually fairly hard to hit because of its tiny target profile, which is much smaller than the Kentauroi's; it's even slightly more maneuverable. When flying this, realize that your target profile is only marginally bigger than an SF Dragon. An Uhlan with two banks of Rapiers and Darts has heavier firepower than most GTVA fighters.

The Uhlan is extremely similar stats-wise to its direct Tev competitor the Perseus, with a slightly better turn rate (but slightly slower roll), equivalent shields, armor and burners, but one more gunpoint and half more secondary capacity, which is in accordance with the high-intensity UEF ship design. It is, however, marginally outclassed by the newer Atalanta which has better shields, armor, burners and one more gunpoint for an equivalent secondary capacity, although merged in one bank.

The Uhlan is compatible with some of the higher-tier Federation weaponry such as the Sidhe, Slammer and Paveway, but only on some of its banks.

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