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This is the article on the Hiigaran corvette. If you are looking for the article on the similar ship used by the Vaygr, see Minelayer Corvette. For other uses, see Minelayer Corvette

Minelayer Corvette
Hiigaran minelayer
Ship Information
Classification
Purpose
Minelayer
Ship Type
Corvette
RU Cost
800 RUs
Technical Information
Speed
215 m/s
Armaments
Mine Launcher
1 Kinetic Gun
Usage
Eras
Affiliation

The Minelayer Corvette is a heavily armored corvette created by the Hiigarans.

Background Edit

Its design was a modified version of the Gunship. Most of the hull was taken up with minelaying and storage devices. It was so large that the rear part of the hull has been completely rebuilt in comparison to the Gunship. The engine array was split into two parts, between which the main body of the minelayer lies. This corvette is able to destroy enemy mines, which makes it an essential ship for defense of any battlegroup. The ship also mounts a Kinetic Gun for self-defense against minor attacks.

Trivia Edit

  • In early versions of the game the Minelayer Corvette was also armed with a single, bottom-mounted Vulcan Kinetic Autogun.
  • Anark Client shows that the Pulsar Gunship was designed as a minelayer ship: however, this configuration of ship was not included in the final game.[citation needed]

Appearances Edit

Sources Edit

Hiigaran Ships
Fighters Scout Interceptor Bomber Elite Bomber
Corvettes Gunship Elite Gunship Pulsar Gunship Minelayer Corvette Mover
Frigates Flak Frigate Torpedo Frigate Ion Cannon Frigate Marine Frigate Defense Field Frigate
Super Capital Ships Destroyer Carrier Battlecruiser Shipyard Progenitor Dreadnaught
Non-Combat Ships Resource Collector Mobile Refinery Probe Proximity Sensor Probe Sensor Distortion Probe

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