GTC Hyperion

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GTC Hyperion


BP:AoA Tech Room Description

The GTC Hyperion was developed shortly after the Second Shivan Incursion as a testbed for fusing Vasudan energy reactors with a Terran hull, preceded by the success of the Deimos corvette. The Hyperion combines the anti-fighter capabilities and speed of the Aeolus and the armor of the Leviathan. As such, the Hyperion is a formidible target for strike craft to engage. The Hyperion was the first Terran ship to mount new pulse weaponry, after successful testing on Vasudan ships. The Hyperion is rapidly filling the ranks of the GTVA, phasing out earlier cruiser models.


  • Model by Stratcomm



Type Cruiser
Manufacturer Unknown
Maneuverability N/A
Max Velocity 30
Max Afterburner Velocity N/A
Armor N/A
Hitpoints 40 000
Shields N/A
Width 135 m
Height 148 m
Length 323 m


Default Statistics
Turret Type Amount
SBlue 2
AAAf 2
STerPulse 5
Terran Turret 4

Veteran Comments

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The Hyperion looks like the Aeolus, but is not as effective as the Aeolus. Its guns, particularly AAA and flaks, lack the Aeolus' field of fire.

For one of Blue Planet's next-generation warships, the Hyperion is a little underwhelming; her SBlue beams are fairly anemic, if not as poor as the SGreen, and she lacks the firepower or endurance to fend off fighters. Her pulse weapons do give her good standoff defense against incoming bombers, however, and on higher difficulties, they can pose a serious threat to fighters. All in all, while a useful warship, it's easy to see why the GTVA retains and continues to produce the Aeolus in the Blue Planet era.

A few weakness in its design allow it get easily tackled by bombers and fighter swarms if used correctly. The front of it has no guns other than its two front firing beam cannons that don't even fire at warships half the time. The back of it is also a good bet, but be mindful of the engine wash. Attacking it from the top, sides, or bottom is a more effective way of comitting suicide; you will die really fast.

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