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Ares Ion

Medium ship manufactured by Crusader Industries
Ares ION Firing Concept.jpg
Ares Ion
ManufacturerCrusader Industries (CRSD)
RoleAnti-Capital
SizeMedium
Crew1
Cargo capacity0 SCU
Production state
  • In Concept
Loaner vehicleHurricane
Pledge
StandaloneUS$220
OriginalUS$220
AvailabilityTime limited
Specifications
Length27.2 m
Beam30.2 m
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The Ares Ion is a purpose-built anti-capital fighter with an integrated size 7 laser cannon by Behring.

Tasks

The Ares is designed to fight large capital-class vessels. The ship is able to fly without an power plant due to his batteries for a certain time.[1] It is also described as a 'long range' fighter, which means it can fight against a target from a large distance. The ship has no interior (bed or bathroom).[1]

The purpose-built laser cannon accurately delivers high-powered shots to disable the shields of gunships before working with other vessels to incapacitate them.[2]

The ship fits in the Hangar of an Javelin.[1]

Features

  • Behring SF7E Laser Cannon: Exclusive to the Ares Ion, this laser cannon is integrated into the ship's frame and can't be swapped. It has a range of at least 8 Km.[1]

Model

Variants

  • Ares Inferno: This darker variant of the Ares features a size 7 ballistic gatling gun instead of a laser cannon. It has also has a thicker armor.[1]

Special editions

  • Ares Ion Radiance: This Warbond special edition of the Ares Ion features an exclusive white livery.

Links

  • Q&A: Crusader Ares

Gallery

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Q&A: Crusader Ares
  2. Ares Starfighter Brochure