|Associated Sciences & Development|
|Products||Spacecraft weapons, energy weapons|
|Area served||United Empire of Earth|
Associated Sciences & Development (ASD) is a high-end Human spacecraft weapons manufacturer headquartered on Persei. Usually their products are very expensive and exclusive. Among their common products are energy weapons, distortion cannons, rail guns, and shredders. The company's reputation suffered a blow after their EE6 Electron Cannon suffered a catastrophic malfunction that resulted in several deaths during its public unveiling, causing all sorts of destruction as well as ugly, gruesome deaths.