Firespray-class Interceptor

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Firespray-class Interceptor
Navigational Stats
Hyperspeed 5
Sublight Speed 40 MGLT
Max Speed 400 km/h
Maneuverability 5.00
Sensors 1
Escape Pods n/a
Docking Bay n/a
Hangar Bay HangarBay1.gif Yes
Landing Capacity Landing.gif Yes
Flight Grade Repulsorlifts Repulsor.gif Yes
Graviton Generators n/a
Docking Port n/a
Medical Room n/a
Storage Room {{{storageroom}}}
Recycling n/a
Weapons/Utilities Ion Cannons: 1
Tractor Beams: 1
Proton-Torpedo Launchers: 4
Heavy Laser: 2
Cargo Stats
Weight 105 T
Volume 2,100 m3
Weight Capacity 20 T
Volume Capacity 40 m3
Max Passengers 6
Party Slot Size 4.0
Hull Statistics
Length 21m
Hull 130
Shield 100
Ionic Capacity 65
Raw Materials
Raw Material Price 173,013 AurebeshSans-Serif credit.png
Quantum 37
Meleenium 383
Ardanium 25
Rudic 35
Rockivory 22
Tibannagas 76
Varmigio 100
Lommite 12
Durelium 33
Bacta n/a
Hibridium n/a
Varium n/a
Affiliation Kuat Drive Yards

The Firespray-class Interceptor is a heavy patrol ship which is very distinctive and has a long history. The first prototypes were developed before the Clone Wars and deployed to a remote prison facility. The ship's popularity has waxed and waned over the years, and it has been upgraded several times. It has recently experienced increased popularity and is currently being sold as a patrol ship by its manufacturer.

Unlike many patrol ships, the Firespray-class Interceptor is slower and less maneuverable than modern freighters, due to its outdated engines. Furthermore, it's very heavily armed, with an especially impressive complement of proton torpedo launchers. The Firespray is also very tough, with powerful shields and a durable hull. All told, this combination of traits is very rare in patrol ships, which are typically fast, well-armed, and new; or slow, poorly-armed, and old. This seeming contradiction is most likely because the Firespray was designed primarily for organizations that wanted to raid enemy systems while claiming they were patrolling their own. Viewed in this light, sacrificing speed for amour makes perfect sense, as does having so many proton torpedo launchers.

Perhaps the most distinctive trait of the Firespray is its landing configuration. Most ships capable of landing on a planet, or in a docking bay, do so with their bow facing forward and stern facing backward. The Firespray, conversely, lands with its bow pointed upwards and rests on its stern. This allows the Firespray to take-off from a planet very quickly, simply by firing its primary engines, while other freighters have to use repulsorlifts to get clear of the ground, then rotate to bring their primary engines to bear. This advantage becomes a disadvantage when landing in docking bays, which are designed to accommodate 'upright' ships.

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