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This is the article on the Taiidan frigate. If you are looking for the article on the Kushan counterpart, see Support Frigate. For other uses, see Support Frigate
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Support Frigate
Heeshk
Ship Information
Classification
Purpose
Fleet Support
Ship Type
Frigate
RU Cost
425 RUs
Technical Information
Mass
12,500 tons
Length
138.9 metres
Acceleration
100 m/s2
Speed
450 m/s
Hyperdrive
Armaments
2 Medium Mass Drivers
Usage
Eras
Affiliation

The Support Frigate is a frigate-class vessel designed by the Taiidan Empire to act as a support vessel for the fleet.

Background Edit

Each frigate can refuel and repair up to 10 fighters and 4 corvettes at a time while simultaneously attacking enemy ships with its 2 Mass Drivers. While these guns aren't precise enough to be a serious threat for small, maneuverable units, they can be a serious threat to enemy utility vessels, and they also work as a good defense against frigate attacks.

During the Cataclysm Era, Heeshk's were in the service of both the Taiidan Imperialist Faction and the Taiidan Republic. Ships in the service of the Republic were used mainly on back of their fleet, where they could repair units in safety. Imperialists however, modified their frigates by adding an additional layer of ablative armor and dynamic anti-breaching systems to the upper deck, where fighters were repaired. Thanks to these modifications their frigates' survivability was increased, allowing them to take part in battles. Imperialists often put no less than 2 frigates to each battle group, as the two support frigates could repair both other ships and each other in emergencies.

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Appearances Edit

References Edit

  1. Homeworld: Cataclysm manual
Taiidan Ships
Fighters Scout Interceptor Attack Bomber Defender Defense Fighter
Corvettes Light Corvette Heavy Corvette Salvage Corvette Repair Corvette Multi-Gun Corvette Minelayer Corvette Ambassador Corvette
Frigates Assault Frigate Support Frigate Ion Cannon Frigate Field Frigate
Super Capital Ships Destroyer Missile Destroyer Carrier Heavy Cruiser
Non-Combat Ships Resource Collector Resource Controller Probe Research Ship Gravity Generator Cloak Generator Sensors Array

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