GTM EM Pulse

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GTM-11 EM Pulse


Weapon Comparison Table, FS1


Weapon Comparison Table, FS2

The GTM-11 EM Pulse

Tech Room Data

Upon impact, the EM Pulse temporarily disables the electronics systems of the target ship. This renders the target ship unable to track targets, manage communications, or gain aspect missile lock. This has numerous tactical applications. For example, a direct hit with an EM Pulse missile will prevent bombers from launching aspect-seeking warheads for several seconds. Once the EMP field has worn off, they must also take the time to reacquire missile lock, granting you valuable time.

Command Brief Animation

The EM Pulse schematic in a CB Animation.



Range 1 250 m
Reload time 2.0 s
Velocity 250 ms-1
Base Damage 45
Armor Damage Full 45
Shield Damage Good 36
Subsystem Damage Average 22.5
Shockwave Radius 80 / 300 m
Type: Aspect Seeking
View Cone: N / A
Minimum Lock Time: 2.0 s
Turn Rate (360 degrees): 1.0 s


  • Causes EMP within its shockwave radius.

Veteran Comments

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In FreeSpace 1, this weapon seems largely ineffective; in the FreeSpace Port, however, it has similar functionality to the GTM EMP Adv.