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Heavy Corvette
Taiidan heavy corvette
Ship Information
Classification
Purpose
Anti-Strike Craft
Ship Type
Corvette
RU Cost
240 RUs
Technical Information
Mass
750 tons
Length
30.1 metres
Acceleration
160 m/s2
Speed
52 m/s
Armaments
4 Medium Mass Drivers
Usage
Eras
Afilliation

The Heavy Corvette is a corvette-class vessel developed by the Taiidan Empire.

Background Edit

Designed to be the ultimate strike craft killer, possess four medium-sized mass drivers with which they can attack enemy strike craft with ease. The corvette, while too slow to take on Assault Frigates on their own, often can take down other frigates and also possesses a "burst mode" that allows it to fire exploding shells onto incoming strike craft or slow Capital Ships.

After the Homeworld War, most of the outdated heavy corvettes were replaced by the more versatile Multi-Gun Corvette.

Trivia Edit

  • An unarmed, ambassadorial version of this corvette exists if the game is played as the Taiidan.
  • This is one of the few ships in Homeworld which does not have a known class name.

Appearances Edit

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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