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Vanguard Harbinger

Medium ship manufactured by Aegis Dynamics
Harbinger - Main gun firing close - Front.jpg
Vanguard Harbinger
ManufacturerAegis Dynamics (AEGS)
RoleBomber
SizeMedium
Crew2
SeriesVanguard
Cargo capacity0 SCU
Production state
Cost
Buy2,050,500 aUEC
Rent (1 day)41,010 aUEC / 20,505 REC
Insurance
Claim time15 min
Expedite3 min
Expedite fee800 aUEC
Pledge
StandaloneUS$290
OriginalUS$280
WarbondUS$280
OriginalUS$280
AvailabilityTime-limited sales
Specifications
Length38 m
Beam26.50 m
Height9.5 m
Combat speed171 m/s
Max speed1,022 m/s
Mass240,092 kg
Lore
Introduction2737 CE; 213 years ago (2737)

The Aegis A3G Vanguard Harbringer is UEE's standard fighter-bomber, converting the standard Warden model's escape pod into a potent bomb bay. The extended range of the Vanguard and the relatively small profile mean that it can go where carrier-based planes or larger strategic bombers don't… and then strike hard and make it back to frontier bases. The Vanguard Harbinger is a powerful bomber that can operate out of the roughest forward operating bases.[1]

Specifications

Avionics
Radarnav.svgRadars
1x
S2
WLOP - WillsOp
Computernav.svgComputers
1x
S2
M Computer
N/A - Unknown manufacturer
1x
S1
S Computer
N/A - Unknown manufacturer
Systems
Powerplantnav.svgPower plants
1x
S2
AMRS - Amon & Reese Co.
Coolernav.svgCoolers
2x
S2
AEGS - Aegis Dynamics
Shieldgeneratornav.svgShield generators
1x
S2
GODI - Gorgon Defender Industries

Propulsion
Fuelintakenav.svgFuel intakes
2x
S2
M Fuel Intake
N/A - Unknown manufacturer
Fueltanknav.svgFuel tanks
2x
S2
M Fuel Tank
N/A - Unknown manufacturer
Quantumdrivenav.svgQuantum drives
1x
S2
WETK - Wei-Tek
Jumpdrivenav.svgJump drives
1x
S2
M Jump Module
N/A - Unknown manufacturer
Quantumfueltanknav.svgQuantum fuel tanks
1x
S2
M Quantum Fuel Tank
N/A - Unknown manufacturer
Thrusters
Mainthrusternav.svgMain thrusters
2x
S4
D/S4-320 Main Thruster
XFRG - X-Forge
2x
S4
D/S4-320 Auxiliary Thruster
XFRG - X-Forge
2x
S3
Retro Thruster
N/A - Unknown manufacturer
Maneuveringthrusternav.svgManeuvering thrusters
10x
S2
Fixed Maneuvering Thruster
N/A - Unknown manufacturer

Weaponry
Weaponnav.svgWeapons
1x
S5
FFSY - Flashfire Systems
4x
S2
BEHR - Behring Applied Technology
Turretnav.svgTurrets
1x
S6
Manned Turret
N/A - Unknown manufacturer
Missilenav.svgMissiles
1x
S5
Torpedo rack
N/A - Unknown manufacturer
  • 3x
    S5
    TALN - Talon Weapon Systems
2x
S4
BEHR - Behring Applied Technology
2x
S4
BEHR - Behring Applied Technology

Tactics

The extended range of the Vanguard and the relatively small profile mean that it can go where carrier-based planes or larger strategic bombers don't... and then strike hard and make it back to frontier bases.

Model

Variants

  • Vanguard Warden: The Warden is the base/fighter variant of the Vanguard series.
  • Vanguard Sentinel: The Sentinel is the electronic warfare variant of the Vanguard series.
  • Vanguard Hoplite: The Hoplite is the dropship variant of the Vanguard series.

Ship profile

Isometric Above Port-side Front Rear Below
Harbinger in Space - Isometric.jpg
Harbinger in Space - Above.jpg
Harbinger in Space - Port.jpg
Harbinger in Space - Front.jpg
Harbinger in Space - Rear.jpg
Harbinger in Space - Below.jpg

Isometric Above Port-side Front Rear
Harbinger in SelfLand - Isometric.jpg
Harbinger in SelfLand - Above.jpg
Harbinger in SelfLand - Port.jpg
Harbinger in SelfLand - Front.jpg
Harbinger in SelfLand - Rear.jpg

In-game availability & pricing

Last updated: August 22, 2020; 32 days ago (2020-08-22) (Alpha 3.10.1)

Buying

New Deal, Lorville Astro Armada, Area18 Teach's Ship Shop, Levski
2,050,500 Unavailable Unavailable

Renting

Vantage Rentals, Lorville Traveller Rentals, Area18 Regal Luxury Rentals, New Babbage
Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable

Prices given are per-day. Prices for all rental periods can be found at Ship renting.

Development

The Vanguard is the promised twin-engine deep space fighter of the 60 million stretch goal. It is originally known as Bulldog. The concept was inspired by the twin-engine aircraft of World War II, like the Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg de Havilland Mosquito and the Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg Messerschmitt 110.[2]

Date Pledge cost (USD) Insurance Availability Sale
2020-05-26 290 120 months Time-limited Invictus 2950 [3]

Gallery

References

  1. Vanguard Harbinger - Ship page
  2. Letter from the Chairman: 60 million
  3. Invictus 2950 Sale