The Crusader IndustriesAres Ion is a purpose-built anti-capital fighter. Designed to lead the charge against capital ships and heavily armed flotillas, the Ares ION excels spearheading a fleet of fighters and support ships. Its purpose-built Behring SF7E laser cannon accurately delivers high-powered shots to quickly disable the shields of gunships and, with the support of other Ares variants, efficiently incapacitate capital-class vessels.
Yes, space safety has increased leaps and bounds since the public was first permitted to fit offensive weaponry to combat an increasing pirate threat. However, times have changed and another evolution is required. The citizens of the UEE need something more.
BehringSF7E 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. The purpose-built laser cannon accurately delivers high-powered shots to disable the shields of gunships before working with other vessels to incapacitate them.
Other: The ship is able to fly without an power plant for a certain time due to its batteries. 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). The ship fits in the Hangar of an Javelin.