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===Fighter Statistics===
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*''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Type|Type]]'' - Space Superiority Fighter
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*''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Manufacturer|Manufacturer]]'' - Triton Dynamics
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==Description:==
*''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Manuverablity|Manuverability]]'' - Excellent
 
**''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Rotation Damping|Rotation Damping]]'' - 0.35
 
**''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Max Velocity|Max Velocity]]'' - 0.0, 0.0, 70.0
 
**''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Max Oclk Speed|Max Oclk Speed]]'' - 94.0
 
**''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Rotation Time|Rotation Time]]'' - 3.0, 2.6, 5.0
 
**''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Rear Velocity|Rear Velocity]]'' - 0.0
 
**''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Forward Acceleration|Forward Acceleration]]'' - 2.0
 
**''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Forward Deceleration|Forward Deceleration]]'' - 1.5
 
**''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Slide Acceleration|Slide Acceleration]]'' - 0.0
 
**''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Slide Deceleration|Slide Deceleration]]'' - 0.0
 
*''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Afterbuner|Afterburner Equiped]]''
 
**''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Max Afterburner Velocity|Max Afterburner Velocity]]'' - 0.0, 0.0, 150.0
 
**''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Afterburner Fuel|Afterburner Fuel]]'' - 300.0
 
**''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Afterburner Burn Rate|Afterburner Burn Rate]]'' - 50.0
 
**''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Afterburner Recharge Rate|Afterburner Recharge Rate]]'' - 25.0
 
*''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Armor|Armor]]'' - Light
 
**''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Hitpoints|Hitpoints]]'' - 180
 
**''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Shields|Shields]]'' - 380
 
*''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Power Output|Power Output]]'' - 3.0
 
*''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Length|Length]]'' - 16 m
 
===Fighter Armaments===
 
*''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Gun Mounts|Gun Mounts]]'' - 4
 
**''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Allowed FS1 Primaries|Allowed FS1 Primaries]]'' - ML-16 Laser, Disruptor, Flail, Prometheus, Avenger, D-Advanced
 
**''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Allowed FS2 Primaries|Allowed FS2 Primaries]]'' - Subach HL-7, Akheton SDG, Morning Star, Prometheus, Prometheus R, Lamprey, Circe, Maxim, Targeting Laser
 
**''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Default FS1 Primaries|Default FS1 Primaries]]'' - Avenger, ML-16 Laser
 
**''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Default FS2 Primaries|Default FS2 Primaries]]'' - "Subach HL-7" "Prometheus R"
 
**''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Max Weapon Energy|Max Weapon Energy]]'' - 80.0
 
*''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Missile Banks]]'' - 1
 
**''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Allowed FS1 Secondaries|Allowed FS1 Secondaries]]'' - MX-50, Fury, D-Missile, Hornet, Interceptor, EMP
 
**''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Allowed FS2 Secondaires|Allowed FS2 Secondaires]]'' - Rockeye, Tempest, Hornet, Tornado, Harpoon, EMP Adv., TAG-A
 
**''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Default FS1 Secondaries|Default FS1 Secondaries]]'' - MX-50
 
**''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Default FS2 Secondaries|Default FS2 Secondaries]]'' - Harpoon
 
**''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Secondary Capacity|Secondary Capacity]]'' - 40
 
*''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Countermeasures|Countermeasures]]'' - 25
 
  
 
===FS1 Tech Room Description===
 
===FS1 Tech Room Description===
Developed in a joint operation by the Vasudan and Terran governments, the GTF Ulysses is an Excellent all-around fighter. It offers superior maneuverability and a high top speed.
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Developed in a joint operation by the Vasudan and Terran governments, the '''GTF Ulysses''' is an excellent all-around fighter. It offers superior maneuverability and a high top speed.
  
 
===FS2 Tech Room Description===
 
===FS2 Tech Room Description===
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===Veteran Comments===
 
===Veteran Comments===
The GTF Ulysses is one of the oldest fighters the [[Galactic Terran-Vasudan Alliance|GTVA]] is using after the [[Reconstruction]] Period. Originally designed by both Vasudan and Terran contractors during the [[The Great War]], the first deployment of the GTF Ulysses-class involved the capture of a [[SF Dragon|Shivan Dragon class fighter]]. The mission succeeded. After this mission, the production of the GTF Ulysses-class was begun. The Ulysses appeared to be a true interceptor fighter. The speed and the maneuveribility of this fighter can make it a dangerous opponent in dogfights despite of its relatively low firepower. Pilots nicknamed the Ulysses as ''the bat'' after its shape. Since there are more advanced [[FS2 Terran Fighters|GTVA fighters]], like the [[GTF Loki]] or the [[GTF Perseus]], the GTVA seems to have decreased the number of deployments of the Ulysses-class. The Ulysses carries four primary and a single secondary bank. The secondary bank is capable of carrying 16 Harpoon missiles, and it is also compatible with the [[Trebuchet]] and the older [[Phoenix V]] missiles. Some pilots find the Ulysses too maneuverable, and because of its high turn rate, the Ulysses is unable to do smooth movements, decreasing the chances of a pilot to hit a smaller target. Since this class of fighter is small in size, it is relatively hard to hit. The Ulysses seems to be the best choice for use against the more dangerous and much smaller [[SF Dragon]].
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''The GTF Ulysses is one of the oldest fighters the [[Galactic Terran-Vasudan Alliance|GTVA]] is using after the [[Reconstruction]] Period. Originally designed by both Vasudan and Terran contractors during the [[The Great War]], the first deployment of the GTF Ulysses-class involved the capture of a [[SF Dragon|Shivan Dragon class fighter]]. The mission succeeded. After this mission, the production of the GTF Ulysses-class was begun. The Ulysses appeared to be a true interceptor fighter. The speed and the maneuveribility of this fighter can make it a dangerous opponent in dogfights despite of its relatively low firepower. Pilots nicknamed the Ulysses as ''the bat'' after its shape. Since there are more advanced [[FS2 Terran Fighters|GTVA fighters]], like the [[GTF Loki]] or the [[GTF Perseus]], the GTVA seems to have decreased the number of deployments of the Ulysses-class. The Ulysses carries four primary and a single secondary bank. The secondary bank is capable of carrying 16 Harpoon missiles, and it is also compatible with the [[Trebuchet]] and the older [[Phoenix V]] missiles. Some pilots find the Ulysses too maneuverable, and because of its high turn rate, the Ulysses is unable to do smooth movements, decreasing the chances of a pilot to hit a smaller target. Since this class of fighter is small in size, it is relatively hard to hit. The Ulysses seems to be the best choice for use against the more dangerous and much smaller [[SF Dragon]].''<br>
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''The Ulysses is my personal favorite fighter and in the hands of one who can appreciate the high maneuverability, it more than makes up for the low missile capacity.''<br><br>
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''I'll second the comments about its handling.  It turns extremely well, moves pretty quick, and it's tough to hit.  An adept pilot can become well schooled in ways to avoid presenting the ship's broad top silhouette, forcing chasers to try for hits on the narrow side and rear profiles. The small secondary bank limits the realistic ability of this craft to wade through a wing or two of enemy ships quickly, but as a dueling and harassing fighter it's near the top of its class.''
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==Performance:==
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===Statistics===
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{|
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|-
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| style="width:200px" | '''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Type|Type]]'''
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| style="width:200px" | Space Superiority Fighter
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|-
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| '''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Manufacturer|Manufacturer]]'''
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| Triton Dynamics
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|-
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| '''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Manuverablity|Manuverability]]'''
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| Excellent
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|-
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| '''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Max Velocity|Max Velocity]]'''
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| 70.0 - 94.0 mps
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|-
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| '''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Max Afterburner Velocity|Max Afterburner Velocity]]'''
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| 150.0 mps
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|-
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| '''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Armor|Armor]]'''
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| Light
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|-
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| [[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Hitpoints|Hitpoints]]
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| 180
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|-
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| [[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Shields|Shields]]
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| 380
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|-
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| '''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Length|Length]]'''
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| 16 m
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|}
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===Armaments===
  
The Ulysses is my personal favorite fighter and in the hands of one who can appreciate the high maneuverability, it more than makes up for the low missile capacity. -Salawat
 
  
I'll second the comments about its handling.  It turns extremely well, moves pretty quick, and it's tough to hit.  An adept pilot can become well schooled in ways to avoid presenting the ship's broad top silhouette, forcing chasers to try for hits on the narrow side and rear profiles. The small secondary bank limits the realistic ability of this craft to wade through a wing or two of enemy ships quickly, but as a dueling and harassing fighter it's near the top of its class.  -- M
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*'''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Gun Mounts|Gun Mounts]]'''
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{| border=1 cellpadding=4 style="border-collapse: collapse"
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|- align="center"
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| colspan=3 style="background:#351515;"| '''Freespace 1'''
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| style="background:#300505;"| '''Freespace 2'''
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|- align="center"
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| style="width:40px" |Bank
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| style="width:60px" |Guns
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| style="width:160px" |Standard Loadout
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| style="width:240px" |Standard Loadout
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|- align="center"
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| 1st
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| 2
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| [[GTW Avenger|Avenger]]
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| [[GTW Subach HL-7|Subach HL-7]]
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|- align="center"
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| 2nd
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| 2
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| [[GTW ML-16|ML-16 Laser]]
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| [[GTW Prometheus R|Prometheus R]]
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|- align="center"
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| colspan=3| Compatible Primaries
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| Compatible Primaries
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|-
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| colspan=3| [[GTW ML-16|ML-16 Laser]], [[GTW Disruptor|Disruptor]], [[GTW Avenger|Avenger]], [[GTW Flail|Flail]], [[GTW Prometheus|Prometheus]], [[GTW Leech Cannon|Leech Cannon]], [[GTW Shield Breaker|S-Breaker]], [[GTW D-Advanced|D-Advanced]]
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| [[GTW Subach HL-7|Subach HL-7]], [[GTW Akheton SDG|Akheton SDG]], [[GTW Prometheus R|Prometheus R]], [[GTW Prometheus S|Prometheus S]], [[GTW Morning Star|Morning Star]], [[GTW Circe|Circe]], [[GTW Lamprey|Lamprey]], [[GTW Maxim|Maxim]]
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|}
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*'''[[Technical_Terms_and_Definitions#Missile Banks|Missile Banks]]'''
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{| border=1 cellpadding=4 style="border-collapse: collapse"
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|- align="center"
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| colspan=3 style="background:#351515;"| '''Freespace 1'''
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| style="background:#300505;"| '''Freespace 2'''
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|- align="center"
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| style="width:40px" |Bank
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| style="width:60px" |Capacity
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| style="width:160px" |Standard Loadout
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| style="width:240px" |Standard Loadout
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|- align="center"
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| 1st
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| 40
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| [[GTM MX-50|MX-50]]
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| [[GTM Harpoon|Harpoon]]
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|- align="center"
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| colspan=3| Compatible Secondaries
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| Compatible Secondaries
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|-
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| colspan=3| [[GTM MX-50|MX-50]], [[GTM D-Missile|D-Missile]], [[GTM Fury|Fury]], [[GTM Hornet|Hornet]], [[GTM Interceptor|Interceptor]], [[GTM EM Pulse|EM Pulse]]
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| [[GTM MX-64|MX-64]], [[GTM EMP. Adv|Emp. Adv]], [[GTM Tempest|Tempest]], [[GTM Hornet|Hornet]], [[GTM Tornado|Tornado]], [[GTM Harpoon|Harpoon]], [[GTM TAG-A|TAG-A]]
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The GTF Ulysses


Description:

FS1 Tech Room Description

Developed in a joint operation by the Vasudan and Terran governments, the GTF Ulysses is an excellent all-around fighter. It offers superior maneuverability and a high top speed.

FS2 Tech Room Description

Affectionately nicknamed The Bat by its pilots, the GTF Ulysses is a well-designed craft that has had a far longer useful life than its engineers ever imagined. Developed jointly by Terran and Vasudan contractors, the Ulysses was first deployed near the end of the Great War. Its excellent maneuverability and high top speed give it an agility that pilots love, but at a cost of thin armor and a small secondary weapon loadout. The Ulysses is a better choice for offensive missions than defensive ones.

Developer Comments

Offers superior maneuverability and a high top speed. Smaller missile payload than other GTA fighters.

Veteran Comments

The GTF Ulysses is one of the oldest fighters the GTVA is using after the Reconstruction Period. Originally designed by both Vasudan and Terran contractors during the The Great War, the first deployment of the GTF Ulysses-class involved the capture of a Shivan Dragon class fighter. The mission succeeded. After this mission, the production of the GTF Ulysses-class was begun. The Ulysses appeared to be a true interceptor fighter. The speed and the maneuveribility of this fighter can make it a dangerous opponent in dogfights despite of its relatively low firepower. Pilots nicknamed the Ulysses as the bat after its shape. Since there are more advanced GTVA fighters, like the GTF Loki or the GTF Perseus, the GTVA seems to have decreased the number of deployments of the Ulysses-class. The Ulysses carries four primary and a single secondary bank. The secondary bank is capable of carrying 16 Harpoon missiles, and it is also compatible with the Trebuchet and the older Phoenix V missiles. Some pilots find the Ulysses too maneuverable, and because of its high turn rate, the Ulysses is unable to do smooth movements, decreasing the chances of a pilot to hit a smaller target. Since this class of fighter is small in size, it is relatively hard to hit. The Ulysses seems to be the best choice for use against the more dangerous and much smaller SF Dragon.

The Ulysses is my personal favorite fighter and in the hands of one who can appreciate the high maneuverability, it more than makes up for the low missile capacity.

I'll second the comments about its handling. It turns extremely well, moves pretty quick, and it's tough to hit. An adept pilot can become well schooled in ways to avoid presenting the ship's broad top silhouette, forcing chasers to try for hits on the narrow side and rear profiles. The small secondary bank limits the realistic ability of this craft to wade through a wing or two of enemy ships quickly, but as a dueling and harassing fighter it's near the top of its class.

Performance:

Statistics

Type Space Superiority Fighter
Manufacturer Triton Dynamics
Manuverability Excellent
Max Velocity 70.0 - 94.0 mps
Max Afterburner Velocity 150.0 mps
Armor Light
Hitpoints 180
Shields 380
Length 16 m

Armaments

Freespace 1 Freespace 2
Bank Guns Standard Loadout Standard Loadout
1st 2 Avenger Subach HL-7
2nd 2 ML-16 Laser Prometheus R
Compatible Primaries Compatible Primaries
ML-16 Laser, Disruptor, Avenger, Flail, Prometheus, Leech Cannon, S-Breaker, D-Advanced Subach HL-7, Akheton SDG, Prometheus R, Prometheus S, Morning Star, Circe, Lamprey, Maxim
Freespace 1 Freespace 2
Bank Capacity Standard Loadout Standard Loadout
1st 40 MX-50 Harpoon
Compatible Secondaries Compatible Secondaries
MX-50, D-Missile, Fury, Hornet, Interceptor, EM Pulse MX-64, Emp. Adv, Tempest, Hornet, Tornado, Harpoon, TAG-A