Edit: For some reason, the canopy became completely transparent. What the hell.
"Hunter 1 to command, I just saw one of them fly backwards-"
-Unknown pirate, shot down during a raid on a stronghold.
Nicknamed after one of the earliest jet fighters made back on Earth, the Meteor is a nimble starfighter designed to be a versatile combat platform. A new reactor has been installed, along with a finer AI interface allowing it to better manage energy output and minor systems. This allowed us to install the new main features of this fighter: the new autocannons, and the warp drives. As the four Reapers installed on the AFV-08 had, in rare cases, an unfortunate tendency to interfere with each other, two of them have been eliminated. The remaining ones have been swapped with Mk.2 variants, created to be a straight upgrade to the previous model. Better heat dispersion systems, advances in metallurgy and a better plasma array allow each one to spit 9000 miniature suns at double the speed of the previous mark's plasma bolts. The warp drive, on the other hand, has been refined to make thrusters obsolete, granting the pilot better control over the craft and making seemingly impossible manoeuvres laughably easy.
Core: 4x M4 Fusion Core. Integrated in the S6 Warp Drive.
Engines: 4x S6 Warp Drive. Can be used also for conventional, sub-light movement and hovering;
Weapons: 2x Mk.2 Reaper Semi-Rotateable Autocannons. 9000 RPM per cannon. Fire plasma. Can pierce up to 8500 mm (334.64 in) of Chobam armour. While locked in frontal position by default, steering can be enabled with the on-board computer, and can be reset to frontal position in less than a second; 2x M2 Torpedo Launchers, each one equippable with either 30x M1A1 Light Torpedoes or 8x M2A1 Anti-Ship Heavy Torpedoes.
Shields: M3 Plasma Protection System. Integrated in the S5 Warp Drive.
Supplies: 1x AR-2 Defender, 1x P-1 Predator, 3x 3l water bottles, 10x Standard Rations.
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