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Revision as of 18:25, 13 June 2012

The following information has not been confirmed by Volition
and is therefore not canon for the FreeSpace universe.


Blue Planet: War in Heaven Tech Description

The UEB Lapith was introduced in the later stages of the civil war in Sol in response to increasing casualties among Durga and Vajradhara squadrons. The GTVA's response to a UEF bomber deployment was to send in Trebuchet-armed hunter-killers to saturate the battlespace with bomber-killing ordnance. This tactic was so effective that it would soon nullify any remaining anti-capital ship advantage the UEF possessed. The Lapith is a fast Jackhammer and Sledgehammer delivery platform designed to jump in, deliver her payload and exfiltrate to safety in the minimum amount of time. The improved profile and speed of what is essentially an oversized fighter has increased the survival rates of UEF bomber pilots fourfold since deployment.

Developer Notes


Name Origin

In Ancient Greek legend, the Lapiths (Ancient Greek: Λαπίθαι) were a tribe of horsemen in Thessaly, descendants of Lapithes, a son of Apollo and brother of Centaurus, who was the progenitor of the Centaurs. The Lapiths are famous for their battle against the Centaurs in the Centauromachy, which some philosophers have interpreted as symbolic of the inner struggle between civilized behavior and barbarism.



Name UEB Lapith
Type Strike Bomber
Manufacturer Kaswell Systems
Maneuverability Medium
Max Velocity 80 - 95 ms-1
Max Afterburner Velocity 150 ms-1
Max Afterburner Duration 5.67 s
Armor Medium
Hitpoints 340 pts
Shields 400 pts
Length 36 m
Primary weapons
1st bank 1 guns
2nd bank 1 guns
Secondary weapons
1st bank capacity 20
2nd bank capacity 40
3rd bank capacity 40
4th bank capacity 40
Countermeasure capacity 30 countermeasures


Default Statistics
Bank Guns Standard Loadout
1st 1 Scalpel
2nd 1 Redeemer
Compatible Primaries
1st Maul, Vulcan, Rapier, Gattler, Scalpel, Sidhe, UX Accelerator
2nd Maul, Vulcan, Rapier, Gattler, Scalpel, Sidhe, Redeemer, UX Accelerator
Default Statistics
Bank Capacity Standard Loadout
1st 20 Sledgehammer
2nd 40 Jackhammer
3rd 40 Warhammer
4th 40 Warhammer
Compatible Secondaries
1st Sledgehammer, Shrike, Jackhammer, Warhammer, Slammer, Grimler, Paveway, Hellfire, Dirk, Javelin, Dart
2nd Shrike, Jackhammer, Warhammer, Slammer, Grimler, Paveway, Hellfire, Dirk, Javelin, Dart
3rd Hellfire, Dirk, Javelin, Dart, Warhammer
4th Hellfire, Dirk, Javelin, Dart, Warhammer

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