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===Veteran Comments===
 
===Veteran Comments===
''The Hecate is admirably armed for killing fighters and deals with fightercraft threats far, far better then an Orion. However, if you need to form Battle Line and handle big targets, the Hecate is not the ship you want.''
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''The Hecate is admirably armed for killing fighters and deals with fightercraft threats far, far better then an Orion. However, if you need to form Battle Line and handle big targets, the Hecate is not the ship you want.''<br><br>
 
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''My best guesses as to why the Hecate would, or could replace the [[GTD Orion|Orion]] is that it costs much less, and that it holds an extra four and a half squadrons. (There are twelve combat-craft in a squadron.) Also I suppose in an optimal battle scenerio (if there is such a thing) the Hecate would be escorted by corvettes and cruisers.''<br><br>
''My best guesses as to why the Hecate would, or could replace the [[GTD Orion|Orion]] is that it costs much less, and that it holds an extra four and a half squadrons. (There are twelve combat-craft in a squadron.) Also I suppose in an optimal battle scenerio (if there is such a thing) the Hecate would be escorted by corvettes and cruisers.''
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''It does work well in a surgical strike role, hitting smaller warships with its considerable forward firepower before they have much chance to fight back. But if attacked by a warship from any direction but the front, it's in real trouble and needs to either  leave fast or rely on bomber wings to take care of the threat.''<br><br>
 
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''It is sort of like the GTVA Colossus. Very good at taking on things smaller than it, but not so good against ships of equal size or larger.
''It does work well in a surgical strike role, hitting smaller warships with its considerable forward firepower before they have much chance to fight back. But if attacked by a warship from any direction but the front, it's in real trouble and needs to either  leave fast or rely on bomber wings to take care of the threat.''
 
  
 
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Sentry Guns
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File:Hecate320X240.jpg
The GTD Hecate


Description:

FS2 Tech Room Description

The new GTD Hecate class of destroyers is replacing the Orion class as the flagship of Terran battle groups. More heavily armed than the Orion, the Hecate also carries over 150 combat spacecraft and a crew of 10,000. The GTD Aquitaine is a superb example of this new ship class, serving as the flagship of the Capella-based 3rd Fleet.

Developer Notes

None

Veteran Comments

The Hecate is admirably armed for killing fighters and deals with fightercraft threats far, far better then an Orion. However, if you need to form Battle Line and handle big targets, the Hecate is not the ship you want.

My best guesses as to why the Hecate would, or could replace the Orion is that it costs much less, and that it holds an extra four and a half squadrons. (There are twelve combat-craft in a squadron.) Also I suppose in an optimal battle scenerio (if there is such a thing) the Hecate would be escorted by corvettes and cruisers.

It does work well in a surgical strike role, hitting smaller warships with its considerable forward firepower before they have much chance to fight back. But if attacked by a warship from any direction but the front, it's in real trouble and needs to either leave fast or rely on bomber wings to take care of the threat.

It is sort of like the GTVA Colossus. Very good at taking on things smaller than it, but not so good against ships of equal size or larger.

Performance:

Statistics

Type Destroyer
Manufacturer Unknown
Manuverability N/A
Max Velocity 15.0 mps
Max Afterburner Velocity N/A
Armor N/A
Hitpoints 100 000
Shields N/A
Length 2174 m

Armaments

Freespace 2
Turret Type Amount
Terran Turret 5
Terran Huge Turret 1
Standard Flak 6
Long Range Flak 2
Heavy Flak 2
Anti-Fighter Beam 6
Terran Slashing Beam 4
Big Green Beam 1