Type-10 Defender
Multipurpose / Thargoid fighter

Description

The Type-10 Defender is the result of collaboration between the Alliance and Lakon Spaceways. With the threat of xeno-war looming, the Alliance's naval arm saw the urgent need for a weapons platform capable of withstanding heavy, sustained attack. Utilising a reinforced Type-9 chassis as a starting point, Lakon overhauled and geared every aspect of the design for combat, producing a military behemoth that could be produced in volume at short notice.

Like the Type-9 Heavy it was based on, the Type-10 Defender is a slow, bulky ship, but substantial modifications to the design give it more versatility. The Type-10 is not only somewhat faster than the Type-9, but has stronger armour, better heat management, double the utility slots, four added large weapon hardpoints, and two Military Compartments, making it a viable warship.

Notably, despite the Type-10's focus on combat-readiness, it also retains the same overall cargo capacity as the Type-9, allowing it to be configured into a well-protected heavy trader. However, due to the wide spacing of the weapon slots, gimballed or turreted weapons are recommended. Another limitation to keep in mind is the Type-10's Power Distributor, which is inadequate when considering the amount of hardpoints the ship has. This causes the Type-10 to struggle with weapons that have high Distributor Draw, such as lasers and railguns.

Specifications

Basic info

Manufacturer: Lakon Spaceways

Dimensions: -

Landing pad size: Large

Type: Multipurpose / Thargoid fighter

Mass lock factor: 26

Number of seats: 3

Fighter capable: Yes

Tech specs

Top speed: 179 m/s

Max speed: 200 m/s

Boost speed: 219 m/s

Max boost speed: 244 m/s

Agility: 48

Shields: 320 MJ

Armor: 1044

Hull mass: 1200 t

Cargo capacity: 220 t

Max cargo: 532 t

Fuel capacity: 64 t

Unladen jump: 6.97 Ly

Max jump: 25.80 Ly

Hardpoints

Utility slots: 8

Small hardpoints: 2

Medium hardpoints: 3

Large hardpoints: 4

Huge hardpoints: -

Internal compartments

Size 1: -

Size 2: 1

Size 3: 2

Size 4: 2

Size 5: 3

Size 6: 1

Size 7: 1

Size 8: 1

Price

Base cost: 124,755,342 Cr

Insurance: 6,237,767 Cr

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