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Moshesta Frigate (Beta)

Owner

Circasian Empire
Class Medium Ship
Availability Common Variant
In Service 1974
Out of Service n/a
Source Empire Rising
Author Tyrel Lohr
Last Updated September 27, 2003
Moshesta Frigate (Beta)
Description:
Because of its fame, the Moshesta was one of the first hulls considered for widespread upgrades in the fleet. Following the war with the Chouka, new technologies were quickly recovered from scientific records taken from the Chouka homeworld and from combat scans. The new Moshesta Beta model was the first Circasian warship to be outfitted with the advanced medium plasma cannon. Several unique Moshesta hulls were also used to testbed other new weapons and technologies developed after the war, though none of those were as successful as the widely produced and upgraded-to Beta model.

In the wake of the Chouka War, most new Moshesta Frigates took on the names of famous Moshesta commanders from that war. It became a point of honor for the ships, and those few Alpha models that were retained in service due to inability for an easy upgrade were rechristened with the names of their current commanders who would command them until decommissioning.

Ship Control Sheet(s):
Moshesta Frigate (Alpha) - SCS
 Unlimited Deployment
 

Moshesta Frigate (Beta)
 Common Variant
 
This ship is included in the:
Empire Rising - Circasian Ships
Ship Archive
   
Related Entries:
No Related Entries
 
Design Notes:
The Moshesta-B variant information is included on the Moshesta-A sheet.


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