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IPV-1 System Patrol Craft
Model by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Textures by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Opted by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
IPV-1 System Patrol Craft

The IPV-1 System Patrol Craft, also known as the Imperial patrol vessel, Imperial patrol vehicle or IPV-1-class corvette, was a standard system security and customs vessel commonly used near planets to interdict smugglers and protect against piracy. It was produced by Republic Sienar Systems.

Being very fast and maneuverable, they patrolled Republic and later Imperial sectors when larger ships were unavailable. They were regarded as the first line of defense against purveyors of contraband and various organizations attempting insurrection against a system, and relied on their speed to catch and disable or destroy enemy craft. Pirate attacks fell to an all-time low when this craft was in a sector. However many fell into the hands of pirates and crime syndicates who used them to defend their outposts.

Lacking a hyperdrive, the IPV-1 flew specific routes along known smuggling lanes. Their objective was to maintain the peace and order of the galactic government within controlled space.

In order to serve their purpose well, these vessels were armed with four Taim & Bak XV7 turbolasers, as well as a single Krupx VL-4a warhead launcher.

At some point the IPV-1 was the most common warship in the Imperial Navy and skirmish lines of up to 24 IPVs guarded systems that required a permanent imperial presence.

The Alliance to Restore the Republic was also known to have purchased them through various merchant systems.

One was present at Jerrilek during the rescue of Chel Dorat.

During the Thrawn campaign, Niles Ferrier managed to steal the three IPV-1 System Patrol Crafts from the Cavrilhu Pirates in the Amorris system in order to sell them to the Empire.
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Zero-G Trooper & Zero-G Space Worker
Model by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Textures by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Opted by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Zero-G Assault Trooper & Zero-G Space Worker

The Zero-G assault stormtroopers, commonly known as spacetroopers, were members of a specialized branch of the Imperial Stormtrooper Corps equipped and trained to capture enemy vessels intact. Their loyalty and skill were second only to that of the Emperor's Royal Guards.

To perform their missions, spacetroopers wore a two-meter tall set of Zero-G armor that interfaced with standard stormtrooper armor. The suit provided a hermetic seal against the vacuum of space and propulsion that allowed spacetroopers to move and fight in space for extended periods.

In addition, the suit allowed them to carry heavy firepower, turning each trooper into the equivalent of a light tank. Weapon systems included two shoulder mounted, magazine fed grenade launchers able to fire concussion grenades, gas grenades, and stun grenades; a right gauntlet blaster cannon; and a left gauntlet miniature proton torpedo launcher. Each gauntlet also included laser cutters to penetrate ship hulls.

In addition to the large, boxy armor most commonly seen, spacetroopers during the Thrawn campaign made use of a more form fitting style of armor. This style appeared as a bulkier form of standard stormtrooper armor that afforded greater flexibility but greatly reduced firepower, armor, and mobility. It is unclear if this model of spacetrooper armor replaced the older design or was a variant.

A third style of "Spacetrooper" emerged early, during the building of the first Death Star, but was rarely seen. These units were deployed to many zero-g environments, such as areas outside the Death Star's artificially generated atmosphere. It was simply standard stormtrooper armor vacuum sealed, with a rebreather unit and a back-mounted jetpack. This system had no built-in weapons, and just relied on what the trooper carried in-hand. While it had much less mobility in space, it did have the advantage of being lighter, smaller and easier to move in small spaces, such as inside ships or bases that did not have atmosphere or gravity.
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Scout Craft
Model by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Textures by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Opted by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Scout Craft

The Mesens Corporation SCT Scout Craft were long range reconnaissance vessels, commonly used for deep space patrols on the far edges of planetary systems.

Nearly three times the length of the common YT-1300 light freighter, the SCT scout craft were lightly armed for their size. A large ventral twin-turbolaser turret protected the craft's underside, whereas the dorsal area was covered by a pair of smaller laser turrets, one housed on either side. These defensive armaments were often enough to deter starfighters until the vessel could escape to hyperspace, although they clearly revealed that the vessel was not intended to be at the center of a battle.

The vessel's most notable feature, however, was its prominent sensor dish, located beneath the bridge. This was the key component that enabled the Scout Craft to fulfill its function admirably.

The craft were not commonly seen, however this was probably due to the predominantly clandestine nature of their missions. Popular with various groups throughout the galaxy, the SCT scout craft was observed in the employ of both legitimate authorities and outlaw groups.
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Star Galleon
Model by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Textures by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Opted by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Star Galleon

The Star Galleon-class frigate was another Imperial success for Kuat Drive Yards. Even if an attacker was able to withstand a Star Galleon-class ship's concussion missile launchers and ten turbolasers, or break through its shields, it was difficult to steal its cargo. The interior contained sophisticated anti-intruder defenses, and was defended by a ship's complement of up to three hundred troopers.

As a last resort, the cargo hold could actually be detached, and sent into hyperspace as a separate vessel. A built-in homing device allowed Imperial agents to track the cargo hold as it automatically jumped at random through hyperspace.

Despite the promise of safety and security in the Galactic Empire, Imperial freighters were being attacked or stolen at an alarming rate. In response to the loss of numerous cargo shipments from pirate and Rebel attacks, the Empire decided to develop a capital ship combining sophisticated weaponry and shields with a 100,000 ton cargo capacity. Essentially, the Star Galleon-class was a transport that could act as its own escort.

Despite being of an Imperial design, several Star Galleons saw usage with independent civilian shipping companies. One stolen vessel, named Robber Baron, served as the flagship of the fearsome Poss'Nomin star pirate Reginald Barkbone, who infamously flew his ship through the Fire Rings of Fornax to evade pursuit by the Loronar navy.
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Industrial Complex
Model by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Textures by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Opted by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Industrial Complex

Industrial Complexes were space stations that were used for different industrial needs. Industrial Complexes were manufactured by VenteX Construction Yards. They required a crew with at least 1,143 members.
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Pursuer Class Enforcement Ship and Boba Fett’s Slave II
Model by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Textures by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Opted by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Pursuer Class Enforcement Ship and Boba Fett’s Slave II

The ships became popular with Spar and his Mandalorian Protectors during the Clone Wars, before being made available to police forces across the galaxy when Imperial advisors were placed on the MandalMotors executive board after the rise of the Galactic Empire.

Boba Fett used a modified Pursuer enforcement ship for a while, naming it Slave II. It was nearly destroyed when it crashed into a planetary defense shield around Byss, but Fett managed to survive and the ship was later stolen from a drydock.

One of the most infamous Pursuers was the Viraxo-owned vessel Enkidu, which harassed the Azzameen family in several unprovoked raids against Twin Suns Transport Services until it was destroyed by the Azzameens, ending the heated feud.

During the Yuuzhan Vong War, the Mandalorian Protectors would use Pursuer-class enforcement ships to great effect, often with a slaved Gladiator-class assault fighter or two, to liberate worlds such as Gyndine. They would also see use during the Battle of Mandalore.

Slave II History

Years after Boba Fett's escape from Great Pit of Carkoon, with this new freedom he vowed revenge on Han Solo, and so set into motion a plan. Since his original ship, Slave I, was in impound, he obtained a new one. This would also help keep his profile low until he actually wanted to confront the smuggler.

Han Solo did encounter Boba Fett in the end, on Nal Hutta's moon Nar Shaddaa. Fett explained to a stunned Solo that the Sarlacc had been unable to digest him, creating Fett means of escape. After a tense escape for Solo, seeing the death of one Hutt who was flipped from his hover platform into the voids of Nar Shaddaa, Fett pursued the Millennium Falcon in his new ship. The Falcon at this time had been secretly hiding aboard the Starlight Intruder, a ship owned by Salla Zend. Fett managed to track the hyperspace vector of the Intruder, which eventually led him to the world of Byss.

However, as the Falcon entered the atmosphere of the planet the planetary shield was activated, causing Fett to collide and rip off his stabilizer bar, disabling his ship. But, since Fett's own shields were up, he escaped incineration and would go on to continue his pursuit of the smuggler in his original ship. Slave II was put into drydock, from where it was stolen soon afterward.
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Sienar Fleet Systems Skipray Blastboat
Model by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Textures by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Opted by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Sienar Fleet Systems Skipray Blastboat v1.0

While small enough to be carried aboard capital ships as a starfighter, its immense power output (produced by a Sarylcorp ViX multi-flux reactor), weaponry, and shielding caused some registries to designate it as a capital ship itself.

The most popular variant, the GAT-12h, had a standard crew consisting of a pilot, copilot/sensor operator, and two gunnery officers; however, the ship could be piloted by just one person. It was standard equipped with a Class Two hyperdrive and a limited nav computer capable of storing four jump coordinates, and was stocked with sufficient consumables for a month of independent operation. On short wings on the side of the cockpit it housed two Siep-Irol "Omni-Vu" sensor pylons.

Two forward-swept stabilizer fins branched out from a rotating assembly at the aft of the ship and housed two of the Mendarn Arms Dar-2 ion cannons. The stabilizers were kept vertically in flight, with the ion cannons deployed above and below the rest of the ship; the fins rotated horizontally for landing, putting them on either side of the ship in a more traditional winged configuration.

A third Dar-2 ion cannon was housed in the nose of the ship, with a concussion missile launcher and proton torpedo tube flanking it starboard and port, respectively. On the dorsal fuselage, a fire-linked pair of Senko Systems "Tru-Lok" 5000x2 laser cannons were mounted in a turret.

While designed as a space-faring vessel, the ship actually performed better in atmospheric flight, with a (reported) top speed of 1,200 km/h; and its aerodynamic frame provided a better atmospheric maneuvering performance than all but high-performance airspeeders. Its maneuvering performance was not as remarkable out of the atmosphere, and the ship often relied on swift first-strikes or coordination with other ships in space combat.
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Delta Class JV-7 Escort Shuttle
Model by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Textures by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Opted by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Delta Class JV-7 Escort Shuttle v1.1

Now I decided to change some minor things in the original model. Basically I wanted to make the wings appear foldable instead of the fixed look of the previous model. I have achieved this with few changes and not much work. So I just change the lateral of the main body and made some minor corrections with the textures, and to add rings in the body, similar to those of the Lambda Shuttle.

I have also changed the look of the engines, making them similar to that of the Lambda Shuttle. And I've corrected the overall look of the textures, eliminating some pixelation of the old ones.

It’s not a big change, but I think that the model is better for it now. I hope you enjoy it.

Darksaber had an idea to replace the Lambda Shuttle with the Escort Shuttle, so he made a few adjustments to the the Escort Shuttle so that the wings would rotate, this shouldn't effect the game play of the Escort Shuttle in it's default slot, but if they do please contact myself or Darksaber.

You now have a choice of what to install, you can just install the Escort shuttle in it's default slot or you can switch them around so the Escort Shuttle is in the Lambda Slot (50) and the Lambda is in the Escort Shuttle Slot (51).

Slot 50 = Lambda Shuttle replaced with Escort Shuttle
Slot 51 = Escort Shuttle replaced with Lambda Shuttle

It's simple to switch them back, just run the installer again, select the default setting and you will have everything back to normal, the Lambda Shuttle will be back in it's default Slot (50) and the Escort Shuttle in Slot 51.

The Escort Shuttle is a militarised version of the Lambda class Shuttle built under subcontract to Sienar, more heavily armed and shielded, it is the preferred version.
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Suprosa Bulk Freighter
Model by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Textures by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Opted by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Suprosa Bulk Freighter

Highly-modified light freighter, specially outfitted to accommodate Black Sun's criminal activities with cargos of extremely high value.The Suprosa was a heavily modified Imperial Mobquet medium transport.

Allegedly hauling fertilizer, it was raided by members of the Rebel Alliance, including Luke Skywalker, Dash Rendar, Ace Azzameen and a group of Bothans piloting Y-wings. They found it to be transporting data on the construction of the second Death Star.

Many of the Bothans died in the subsequent effort to return the data to Rebel High Command when Suprosa launched a Diamond Boron Missile into the Y-wing formation, obliterating everything in a 500-meter radius. Luckily, the Rebel forces were able to disable the ship. Strafing the ship with his Y-wing, Azzameen disabled the transport's weapons with his ion cannons before another missile could be fired. Skywalker then disabled the ship's engines with his X-wing fighter. Luke briefly felt the dark side of the Force during his attack run on the freighter's engines in response to half his Bothan squadron being destroyed.

With the vessel disabled, Dash and several Bothans then boarded the ship to secure the information. The Bothan group Deep Ear brought the plans to the planet Gellefon, where they were briefly captured before bringing the information back to Alliance High Command. The intelligence indicating that Suprosa carried valuable information, was leaked deliberately by Imperial Intelligence, as part of Emperor Palpatine's ruse to lure the Alliance to Endor in order to obliterate them.
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Slayn & Korpil Mole Miner
Model by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Textures by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Opted by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Slayn & Korpil Mole Miner

Plasma-Jet Mole Miners (also called drill-jets or mole miners) were large mining devices that could be used in vacuum.

This blunt-cone-shaped, two-man vehicle was built the by Slayn & Korpil company that manufactured the B-Wing. Each mole miner is equipped with plasma-jet drills used to bore through the outer layers of an asteroid to obtain the elements inside it. Lando Calrissian used them to create Nomad City and mine ores on Nkllon. Each mole miner measured about 7 meters in length.

During his campaign against the New Republic, Grand Admiral Thrawn stole a complement of mole miners to be used at the subsequent Battle of Sluis Van, where they were used to drill into the fleet stationed at Sluis Van.
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Kiara Cargo Corp. Cargo Ferry
Model by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Textures by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Opted by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Kiara Cargo Corp. Cargo Ferry

The cargo ferry was a design manufactured by Kiara Cargo Corporation. It was a star freighter with six engines. The ferry could carry cargo both internally and in externally attached space containers, or externally carry captured spacecraft. The Galactic Empire and the Alliance to Restore the Republic employed such ferries, as did various space pirates and civilians.

A cargo ferry was 90 meters long. It required a crew of six to operate. It had three laser cannons: forward, port, and starboard. It was equipped with shields.
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JenAni Systems Inc. Freighter Type K
Model by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Textures by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Opted by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Attached Containers C & K
Model by: Marcos Edson
Textures by: Gringlas
JenAni Systems Inc. Freighter Type K

The Freighter Type K was a medium-sized cargo freighter manufactured by JenAni Systems Inc.

Its design was configurable into a multitude of settings, allowing it to transport a wide variety of Xizor Cargo Containers in considerable numbers.

This was the premier JSI model freighter drew respectable attention in a market already dominated by other manufacturers, such as Phylon Freight, Damorian Manufacturing Corporation, or Corellian Engineering Corporation.

Unarmed and only lightly armored, the Type K was best deployed as part of a convoy, as its maximum speed was easily outclassed by even the most primitive starfighter.
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Incom Corporation Theta-class AT-AT Barge
Model by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Textures by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Opted by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Incom Corporation Theta-class AT-AT Barge

The AT-AT Barge is a simplistic vessel, designed for the purpose of transport a single AT-AT Walker from orbit to the surface of a planet. It has extremely heavy armour, which allows it to resist massive amount of damage.
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Yuung, Tygg & Josse Engineering Corp. Freighter Type C
Model by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Textures by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Opted by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Yuung, Tygg & Josse Engineering Corp. Freighter Type C

The Freighter Type C was a medium-sized cargo freighter manufactured by Yuung, Tygg & Josse Engineering.

This common light freighter was found throughout the Galaxy, and was YTJ Corporation's first attempt to satisfy the demand for an economical transport.

Unarmed and only lightly armored, the Type C was best deployed as part of a convoy for safety, as its top speed was far slower than even the most primitive starfighter.
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Galarne/Ferges Industries
Freighter Type H
Model by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Textures by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Opted by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Galarne/Ferges Industries Freighter Type H

The Freighter Type H was a medium-sized cargo freighter manufactured by Galarne/Ferges Industries. The craft's unusual design and slightly smoother than usual handling characteristics allowed this small manufacturer to squeeze into the crowded freighter market.

Unarmed and only lightly armored, the Type H was best deployed as part of a defended convoy, as its maximum speed was easily no match for even the most primitive starfighter.
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Gallowfree Yards Medium Transport
Model by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Textures by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Opted by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Gallowfree Yards Medium Transport

Medium transports are no-frills vessels that are little more than flying cargo carriages equipped with hyper drives. The open underbelly of the Medium transport has room for scores of cargo containers. The vessels have minimal armament, and are relatively slow. They travel in convoys for protection, often escorted by X-wing starfighter's and larger vessels.

During the evacuation of Hoth, these transports were pivotal in moving command personnel and important supplies away from the battle zone. Since resources were spread so thin -- as is typical for the Alliance -- these transports had a bare minimal escort of two X-wing fighters each.

The Alliance's giant ion cannon provided the added protection of cover fire during the evacuation.
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Planetary Fighter
Model by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Textures by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Opted by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
SoroSuub Corporation Planetary Fighter v2.0

February 17, 2004 v1.0
May 27, 2012 v2.0 corrected flightgroups

Excellent speed, pitch and acceleration compensate for this fighter's lack of roll and shielding.

Notes from Marco Antonio
This model was developed base exclusively on the original ship from the game, since I wasn't able to find any other references. Therefore a problem shows up, the fighter is described as being large, but with it having an R2 unit in the back, represented in the original model with just a bitmap, this bitmap should give a clue of the fighter's size. Very well, if we consider the fighter's size by the model in the game, we then have an R2 unit which is almost 1.80m in height! Obviously something was wrong. Besides, the cabin size allowed for 4 people to be accommodated comfortably! It was clear that the ship in the game was the wrong size. I scaled the model so that the R2 unit painted in the back was correct in size. Even so the cabin still was very large. In discussions with Darksaber we decide that the fighter must be tandem. I hope that the changes please everybody.

The Planetary Fighter was one of the countless products of SoroSuub Corporation.

It was not a space superiority fighter for military use. Rather, it was used for corporate security by customs forces.

The craft required a single pilot, however, its large cockpit had space for a second crewman to aid in in-flight maintenance of the ship's systems. Alternatively, this space could be used for cargo storage, making the fighter a superb choice for privateers with much gear, or for cargo specialist organizations. A key example of this is at Tinoon Station at Tinoon, which used Planetary Fighters extensively. It had forward dual laser cannons and 2 launchers, each of which was armed with up to 6 concussion missiles. The craft was lightly shielded.

While the craft's roll was limited, it had excellent pitch, speed, and acceleration.

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Cloakshape Fighter
Model by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Textures by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Opted by: Marco Antonio Malheiros
Kuat Systems Engineering Cloakshape Fighter

The Kuat Systems Engineering Cloakshape Fighter is one of the countless older starfighter. Like the aging Z-95 Headhunter, the Cloakshape isn't good enough for frontline combat missions, but many of these ships find a home in planetary defence forces or in the fleets of private companies and wealthy individuals. Cloakshape Fighters are used by bounty hunters, pirates, and other groups or individuals with a need for assault starships.

Cloakshape Fighters are designed for atmospheric and short-range space combat: their power plant aren't strong enough of prolonged missions in space. Like many older fighters, the Cloakshape Fighter trades speed for durability: in an era when starfighter designs are favouring firepower over a sturdy hull, the Cloakshape promises to take a beating and bring the pilot home.

Notes from Marco Antonio
When I began the Cloakshape Fighter OPT project I had great difficulty to find good references, since the model of the game is very badly made. I didn't manage to find any good drawing and the only profitable drawing was the one of the Star Wars Essential Guide to Vehicles and Vessels book, which nevertheless doesn't show much thing. I finished using pictures of a resin scale model made by SMT years ago, and I used the game's original colour scheme.

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