Talon Shrike

Reproduced Tevarin missile fighter by Esperia
Talon Diving Concept.jpg
Production state
Talon Shrike
ManufacturerEsperia (ESPR)
RoleLight Fighter
Hangar sizeSnub (S1)
SeriesTalon
Capacity
Crew1
Cargo0 SCU
Stowage0K μSCU
Cost
Buy
2,259,200 aUEC
Rent
Not avaliable
Standalone
$115
S. orig.
$100
Warbond
$100
W. orig.
$90
Availability
Time-limited sales
Pledge value
19,645 aUEC/$
Claim
9:18
Expedite
4645
Expedite fee
3:06 aUEC
Rent
Not avaliable
Specifications
Length20 m
Width18 m
Height5 m
Combat speed208 m/s
Max speed1,236 m/s
Mass51,352 kg

The Esperia Talon Shrike is a variant of the basic Talon strike craft with smaller weapons and more missiles. The Talon Shrike trades in its Size 3 weapons for Size 1 guns, but has been modified with an internal missile bay carrying 24x Size 3 missiles. Using it's maneuverability and directional Phalanx shields, the Talon Shrike delivers its missile payload quickly on-target before evading pursuit.[1][2][3]

Features

  • Weapons: Even though the ship has a pair of Size 2 guns hard-points, the vehicle is famous for its missile capability. With two internal racks, each holding up to twelve Size 3 missiles, the Shrike is capable of unleashing devastating volleys of hard-hitting projectiles against its enemies.
  • Shielding: The Talon is famous for it unique "Phalanx" shields which offers powerful protection from a focused direction, making it ideal for devastating hit-and-run attacks typical of the Tevarin offensive strategy.
  • Cockpit: Even though the cockpit has been significantly modified for Human use, it is still quite different in may ways compared to other craft. From its unique single-stick control scheme to its Tevarin airshielding, to the fact that the entire cockpit is also a detachable escape pod.
  • Stealth: The alloy that makes up much of the Talon’s hull is a fully synthetic material, reverse-engineered in-house to replicate the uncommon stealth qualities of the mysterious metal on which it is based.
  • Speed: The vehicle offers blinding speeds that facilitate dive-assault tactics. This offensive approach are achieved via super-charged thrusters and a traditionally aerodynamic frame.

Specifications

Radarnav.svgRadar
1x
S1
Groupe Nouveau Paradigme
1x
S1
Behring Applied Technology
Computernav.svgComputer
1x
S1
Behring Applied Technology
Powerplantnav.svgPower plant
1x
S1
Tyler Design & Tech
Batterynav.svgBattery
1x
S1
Amon & Reese Co.
Coolernav.svgCooler
2x
S1
Lightning Power Ltd.
Shieldgeneratornav.svgShield generator
2x
S1
Banu Souli

Quantumdrivenav.svgQuantum drive
1x
S1
RAMP Corporation
Jumpdrivenav.svgJump drive
1x
S1
S Jump Module
N/A
Fuelintakenav.svgFuel intake
1x
S1
S Fuel Intake
N/A
Fueltanknav.svgFuel tank
1x
S1
S Fuel Tank
N/A
Quantumfueltanknav.svgQuantum fuel tank
1x
S1
S Quantum Fuel Tank
N/A
Mainthrusternav.svgThrusters
4x
S3
Main Thruster
N/A
2x
S3
Retro Thruster
N/A
12x
S2
Mav Thruster
N/A

Model

Ship profile

Isometric Above Port-side Front Rear Below
Talon Shrike in space - Isometric.jpg
Talon Shrike in space - Above.jpg
Talon Shrike in space - Port.jpg
Talon Shrike in space - Front.jpg
Talon Shrike in space - Rear.jpg
Talon Shrike in space - Below.jpg

Isometric Above Port-side Front Rear
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Series variants

Image Name Description
Talon in space - Isometric.jpg
Talon The base version of the Talon with a pair of S4 gun hard-points but fewer missiles.

Paints

In-game availability & pricing

Buying

New Deal, Lorville Astro Armada, Area18
Unavailable 2,259,200

Renting

Unavailable

Gallery

Development

The Talon was originally announced in CitizenCon 2019 under the provisional name Vehicle 3.[4] It was confirmed through an official leak on the RSI website.[5]

References

  1. Talon Shrike - ship page. Pledge Store
  2. Talon Shrike - presentation page. Transmission - Comm-Link
  3. Talon Shrike - brochure
  4. Youtube: CitizenCon 2949 - Ship Talk, acc. 2020-07-28
  5. Esperia Talon. You heard it here prob not first. on Reddit


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