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High Yield Torpedo (221)
Name High Yield Torpedo
Number 221
Type Missile
Mus 5 mus
Production 5
Race Sentient
Subtype Torpedo
Tech level 1
Raw Materials 3 Metals (1)
1 Basic Elements (2)
1 Hydrocarbons (3)
Armour Factor 10
Accuracy 6
Damage 800
Explosive Damage 800
Tech Manual The high yield torpedo is self propelled and is capable of tracking its target in order to inflict considerable amounts of damage. Due to the large explosion radius, it is less effective against heavy armour. It is not effected by scintillators.
While torpedoes can be launched from a stationary position against another stationary position, they are designed to launch from a moving position. As such they suffer greatly (-12 ACC) if launched against targets that have a 1g-acceleration advantage. As tractor beam cannot reduce 'jitter' in a target, even one that is pinned through the use of tractor beams still counts its combat speed for the purposes of torpedoes.
Ground Splash 8 %
Infrastructure Type None
Infra Enviroment Type None
Last Changed 01/05/2013
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