|Manufacturer||Aegis Dynamics (AEGS)|
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|Combat speed||169 m/s|
|Max speed||1,116 m/s|
The Aegis A3G Vanguard Warden is a long-range military fighter which features extensive forward-mounted weaponry designed to tear through the shields and armor of other spacecraft. So-named because their multiple-jump range allows them to form the vanguard of any military expedition, Vanguards have seen extensive service against the Vanduul.
- Durability: At the expense of maneuverability compared to other medium/heavy fighters like the Hornet or Lightning, the Warden is made from a distinct tungsten alloy and has an extensive backup systems which enhances the ships combat survivability.
- Long Range: The ships extensive range can allow for missions lasting days or even weeks. Internally, the ship is fitted with sleeping berths and reclamation facilities to support such missions.
- Modularity: The Vanguard has a unique swappable modular room that can alter the ships role and making it more focused for specific missions (e.g. long range jump scout, extended duration patrol/reconnaissance, fighter-bomber/interceptor, tactical command/control and electronic warfare).
- Weapons: The Warden is equipped with a Size 5 gun hard-point, four Size 2 guns built into the ships nose, a manned turret with a pair of Size 2 guns and missiles racks that can hold four Size 3 and eight Size 2 missiles.
|Vanguard Harbinger||A powerful fighter/bomber that can operate out of the roughest forward operating bases.|
|Vanguard Hoplite||A dedicated boarding ship with can double up as a deep space fighter.|
|Vanguard Sentinel||Focused on electronic warfare to provide necessary combat support.|
The following paints (skins) can be used on all variants of the Vanguard series.
|Image||Paint Name||Description||Price (aUEC)||Price ($)|
|"Invictus Blue & Gold"||Blue in colour with gold accents and Invictus decals. Limited sale. Only available during the annual Invictus event.||[not available]||11.00|
|"Frostbite"||White in colour with grey/black camo pattern and dark grey accents.||[not available]||11.00 |
|"Solar Winds"||Metallic silver in colour with grey and dark red accents and red tinted canopy's. Limited sale. Only available during the annual Pirate Week event. ||[not available]||11.00|
|"Timberline"||Olive green in colour with orange accents.||[not available]||7.50 |
In-game availability & pricing
|New Deal, Lorville||Astro Armada, Area18|
|Vantage Rentals, Lorville||Traveller Rentals, Area18||Regal Luxury Rentals, New Babbage|
Prices given are per-day. Prices for all rental periods can be found at Ship renting.
Pledge Price History
|Name||Date||Pledge cost (USD)||Insurance||Availability||Sale|
|Warden||2020-05-26||260||120 months||Time-limited||Invictus 2950 |
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 and the .
- Vanguard Warden - Ship page. Pledge Store
- Vanguard Frostbite Paint. Pledge Store. Retrieved 2022-05-12
- Pirate Week 2022. Transmission - Comm-Link. Retrieved 2022-09-16
- Vanguard Timberline Paint. Pledge Store. Retrieved 2022-05-12
- Invictus 2950 Sale. Transmission - Comm-Link
- Letter from the Chairman: 60 million. Transmission - Comm-Link