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Armed with 2 small triple barrel ion cannons, 2 medium single ion cannon and 8 dual barrel turbolasers the Dagger class corvette sole purpose is to hunt and destroy fast ships like the blockade runner. Fast and agile it sees action against both pirates, smugglers and rebels alike.

Final version :) I hope everyone likes how it turned out. It is the best Star Wars design I made thusfar in my opinion.
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Final version of the star wars ship made for :iconshoguneagle: and it is something different compared to what I do normally. It was quite fun to work on this one and provided me another look into 'futuristic' designs for Star Wars.
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Finalised version with full colors and everything. I am quite happy how it turned out and I hope the person for whom I made this thinks the same
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The SF-22A Thunderchief is the current primary aerospace superiority fighter of the North American Union. Unlike most nations who- largely for convenience and partly out of tradition- still manufacture fighters based on the centuries-old horizontal axis airframe, the NAU has long used vertical axis designs for fighters primarily deployed in space. While perfectly capable of atmospheric operations due to streamlining and a combination of AG fields and gravitic engines, the Thunderchief is primarily geared for space combat. Deployed from stations and carriers, it does not land, but locks into a docking cradle.
The Thunderchief was developed in the wake of the Freeman War for Independence to replace the aging Kiowa aerospace fighter. While retaining the vertical frame of the older fighter, the NAU took many lessons from the slaughtering abuse the Kiowas had endured at the hands of heavier Freeman fighters. The Free Systems Alliance was able to produce fighters quickly and easily in hidden factories, and what they lacked in capital warships they more than made up for in heavily-armed and armoured fighters. The Kiowas- and NAU fighters for nearly a century, in fact- had been built with a focus on agility and precision attack capabilities, which did not fare well against the flying tanks produced by the Freemen.
As a result, the NAU developed a fighter that had heavier armour, greater firepower, and advanced ECM and ECCM systems, all without compromising agility and speed. Advances in onboard AI computers and miniaturization of power plants over the last decade of the 23rd and first decade of the 24th centuries made this possible. The result is a cockpit sitting in front of dual reactor cores surrounded by advanced gravitic engines and armed to the teeth. The dorsal wing and rotating port and starboard wings mount medium PPCs while the ventral wing mounts dual heavy AP lancers with their own independent microreactors. While it does not have any internal missile batteries, it can carry up to eight LRMs on each the side wings, and twelve more on each of the vertical wings via magnetic locks.
Unlike warfare of the 20th through 22nd centuries, advances in industrial nanotechnology have led to a situation where replacing the fighter is cheaper than replacing the pilot. As a result, preserving the life of the highly-trained man or woman in the cockpit necessitated the development of new safety features. Chief among them was the linking of the onboard AI to the ejection system. Upon receiving critical damage, the AI is able to act independent of the pilot- primarily because it can do so before the pilot can even perceive that his fighter has been hit- and trigger the ejection of the cockpit module.
After a few border skirmishes with the Naradi, the NAU also upgraded the shields, layering an energy-absorbing ablative shield under the standard deflector shields. This helps mitigate punch-through by concentrated fire of beam weapons designed to overwhelm shields at a precise point and take out the generator. Rounding out the defenses are half a meter thickness of atomically-bonded carbon-turidium battleplate, advanced ECM designed to wreak merry havoc on the guidance systems and AIs of missiles, and a rearward-mounted anti-missile particle beam turret for the ones that get through.
The Thunderchief has yet to see exposure to protracted warfare, and while it has been used in many engagements against pirates, Bythrani raiders, and even a few skirmishes with the Byntai and Naradi, its true worth in full-scale warfare has yet to be determined. NAU admirals swear by them, however, and they have fully replaced the Kiowa fighters. Due to the newness of the fighter, and the draconian controls the NAU military keeps over its toys, no Thunderchiefs have managed to find their way to the black market (though a glut of Kiowas lends some credence to the speculation that the NAU figured they would gain more profit from black market sales than legitimate ones), nor in the private sector.



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Finished the work on the armed freighter for :iconKralithus: Made a few slight changes like more detail on the heavy gun in the middle and obviously colors :)

Information provided by Kralithus:
Name: Profit Margin

Owner: Ebris Dhifi
Make: Corellian Engineering Corporation
Model: YZ-1025 "Aurochs" Armed Freighter
Dimensions: I'm envisioning it at 72m in length - large enough to contain all the weapons and components it has, as well as all of its armoring, but also not so huge as to be unnecessarily ponderous. As for width and height, those can be up to you based upon the design you come up with.
Skeleton Crew: 1 Pilot, 1 Co-Pilot/Navigator
Optimal Crew: 1 Pilot, 1 Co-Pilot/Navigator, 2 Gunners, 1 Engineer
Maximum Crew Size: 10 Crew/Guests, 5 Prisoners
Complement: 1 Speederbike (stored on ceiling hooks in cargo hold), 1 Landspeeder, 2 Class-5 Escape Pods (holds 5 each max)
Armor: Alusteel/Durasteel composite, with Impervium plating covering critical components
Cargo 
Cargo Space: 150 tons (smaller than a vessel for its size due to increased weapons/components/armor)
Provisions: 3 months worth
Speed: 70 MGLT
Atmospheric Speed: 1,300 km/h
Hyperdrive: Class 1.5; Class 7.5 Backup

The information provided was really helpful in getting everything smoothed out and it was a pleasure to work on this ship
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The same concept art as the Crimson Dagger but with the correct color.
Edit Aug. 2 - Weapons panel shown open and firing.
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Professional Military Solutions Corporation is an up-and-coming mercenary firm that focuses on providing naval asset support for independent system garrisons, ground-oriented mercenary companies, and to engage in high-threat counterpiracy and marauder eradication operations. As the core of the companyís asset profile is based around their ships, it made perfect sense for PMSC to invest the 1.2 billion credits to construct their own shipyards and armaments factories to produce vessels ranging from fighters to battlecruisers. This is one of those vessels.
Due to the large number of Namaran pilots within the company, the designers wanted to create a fighter that could be flown by Humans and Namarans, but also be able to make the best use of the Namaranís superhuman agility and perception. To achieve that, the engineers stepped outside of the box a bit and looked at the maneuverability dynamics of conventional gravitic drives. In general, the location of a gravitic drive is somewhat less important than older pulsed fusion drives, largely because of the bubble effect. This is the principle where the entire craft is enveloped in the gravitic field of the engine in a fashion not unlike a bubble, and the bubble itself moves with the vessel being relatively static within.

In his research, chief engineer Kurtis Rayburn noticed that the midship placement of the primary maneuvering and propulsion gravitic drives in the Spartan Group mercenary companyís Xyphon-class frigate was directly responsible for that shipís legendary maneuverability. Studying the interaction between the fields, he determined that it wasnít the midship placement, but the interaction between the fields generated by the four primary engines spaced equilaterally around the vessel in the engine nacelle ring. Further research into this led to a more streamlined and scaled-down engine layout designed for a fighter to allow it to outmaneuver just about anything else out there. And thus, the unusual quad-wing design of the Talon was born.

The Talon is armed with five primary energy weapons- four wing-mounted 80mm pulsed AP lancers and a spinal-mount 130mm heavy APPC with the barrel emitter in the bow. The use of anti-proton particle weapons in a fighter obviously requires additional polarity inverters to convert hydrogen taken in through the ramscoops into anti-hydrogen, and then refine this into charged particles which fuel the AP weaponry. However, in the case of the lancers the wings proved to have sufficient room to fit these systems in amidst the reinforced superstructure and microreactors, allowing each wing to act independent of the rest of the craft. The end result- disabling one wing, or even the primary reactor in the main hull, does not cripple these weapons.

The Talon is primarily an interceptor, which are normally light on missile payload. Missiles in 24th century combat are primarily anti-ship weapons, largely due to the relative lack of maneuverability and the significantly deadlier yield being wasted on a fighter. However, the Talon carries a payload of twenty SRMs and eight LRMs, far more than most interceptors, housed in the main body in a cylindrical magazine around the APPC spinal. The launch ports for these missiles are two fore, two aft, both in the ventral hull. This fore-and-aft dispersion allows the Talon to fire SRMs at pursuing fighters without the usual launch-to-contact delays due to missile aspect changes.

Nor are the aft missile batteries the only defensive capabilities of the Talon. In addition to its phenomenal agility in both space and atmo, it has an aft-mounted 40mm AP lancer turret for missile defense and counter-fighter fire, as well as a short-range FragMaster disruptor cannon designed to wreak havoc with the electronics of pursuing craft. The electron arrestor and photon attractor fields play hell with even the most advanced non-hardened networks and electronics, and can often disable forward shield generators to soften a target up for the defensive weapons.
The vulnerability of the Talon is an attack from directly perpendicular- either directly above, below, or to the sides of the craft- due to the lack of an omnidirectional weapon system such as dorsal/ventral turrets and the like. However, this vulnerability is common among interceptors, and pilots learn to avoid turning their flanks to an enemy.
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As a many-sided transporter finds the Lambda - ferry within the imperial quick use.
The spaceship lifts with his elegance radically from the other, rather bulky vehicles
of the empire from.
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Conceptual ship for the Empire.

old meets newish

Copic Marker + Micron
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The penitentiary shuttle (ARMADILLO Class) was used by the Imperials to move Wookies from Kazhyyk to various imperials facilities like the death Star construction site and also sold to - from various slavers. This special shuttle could hold 24 prisoners in individual cells, was well armored and armed despite the fact that it was generally escorted by tie fighters.

Still painted with the ex Republic colors patern but with the logo - emblem of the "new" Empire.

The detention block is a temporary concrete building build to hold the Wookies collected from bounty hunters (mainly Transdoshans) to larger slave's camp. This site is heavyly wheatered due to the "too close" poximity of the landing pad, from where land and take off the shuttles, and the high humidity of the region.
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