Published: February 15, 2019
The Colonial Viper is the main space fighter used in Battlestar Galactica and is combat proven in many battles against the Cylons.
The Viper can fly in space or atmosphere and is capable of reaching escape velocity - around 25,000 mph, but would normally be flown below 5,700 mph.
The Viper Mk III was supposed to replace the Mk II, but that seemed to have happened very rarely, although some were present in the First Cylon War.
The Viper Mk II is armed with 2 x 30 mm kinetic cannon and has up to 12 missiles on hard-points and in the fuselage bay. This example is serial No 407 flown by Bill Adama call sign “Husker”
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