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Revision as of 00:48, 10 October 2012

All information related to the GTCv Chimera is non-canon.
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The original GTCv Chimera by Stratcomm.
The GTCv Chimera, as seen in Blue Planet: War in Heaven.
The new GTCv Chimera by Aesaar.


Default Tech Room Description

The GTCv Chimera Corvette was the first corvette design to enter service in place of the aging Deimos design, and was the first ship of her class to mount modern weapons such as the Trinity-class main cannon. The Chimera, while sporting more turrets than the average Corvette, is not as heavily armored as more recent designs, and her Trinity Cannon configuration is noticably weaker than that of the larger Bellerophon class.

BP:AoA Tech Room Description

The main escort vessel of the Alliance fleet, Chimera-class multi-role corvettes fill the role of anti-ship combat and destroyer escort admirably. Three anti-capital ship beams and several short-ranged turrets provide significant firepower with a surplus of reactor energy to provide an appreciable boost in speed. Chimera corvettes are a welcome addition to GTVA forces.


  • Original model by Stratcomm
  • New model by Aesaar

Name Origin

Chimera (Χίμαιρα) was a monster with the body of a lioness with a goat head rising from her back, a tail that ended in a serpent head. The child of Typhon and Echidna, she was the sibling of the Cerberus and the Hydra. From the Illiad "a thing of immortal make, not human, lion-fronted and snake behind, a goat in the middle, and snorting out the breath of the terrible flame of bright fire."




Type Corvette
Manufacturer Unknown
Maneuverability N/A
Max Velocity 25
Max Afterburner Velocity N/A
Armor N/A
Hitpoints 45 000
Shields N/A
Width 286 m
Height 286 m
Length 812 m

Blue Planet

Name GTCv Chimera
Type Assault Corvette
Yaw, Pitch, Roll 80.0, 82.0, 82.0 s
Max Velocity 25 ms-1
Hitpoints 80 000 pts
Length 812 m


Default Blue Planet
Turret Type Amount Turret Type Amount
LRBGreen 3 MBlue 3
AAAf 7 AAAf 7
Standard Flak 7 STerPulse 5
Terran Turret 10 Terran Turret 2 12


Veteran Comments

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Very powerful, but its armor is very weak and barely survive a substained assult. More like a smaller Terran version of the Ravana.

In Blue Planet, one cannot overemphasize the fighter screen on this corvette, the sheer number of AAA, pulse cannons, and blob turrets on a ship only slightly longer than a Deimos is staggering. In Forced Entry the Labouchere needs virtually no escort, and in Collateral Damage the hostile Chimeras are deadly to approach. The front and rear of this ship are probably the safest approaches when you are attacking one, but remain cautious of the turrets mounted on the front of the extrusions on the aft of the vessel; they have a clear shot at anything not within a few meters of the front of the vessel. The Chimera doesn't have quite the firepower of the Bellerophon so prioritize those when disarming. It is more dangerous to fighters and bombers and still has massive forward power, however. In terms of armor, it is exactly equivalent to a Deimos under normal circumstances.

Note that elements of Serkr Team have a non-standard loadout comprising some Flak turrets.

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