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Skesha Defense Fighter

Owner

Circasian Empire
Class Light Fighter
Availability Unlimited Deployment
In Service 1890
Out of Service n/a
Source Chouka War
Author Tyrel Lohr
Last Updated April 2, 2003
Skesha Defense Fighter
Description:
Based on the popular Skessa fighter chassis, the Skesha Defense Fighter is an advanced model Skessa redesigned for dual environment use. Entirely redesigned and reengineered, the Skesha Defense Fighter quickly replaced the Skessa as the standard planetary air defense fighter. With better thrust, armor, and the ability to fight in space, the Skesha was an influential early Circasian star fighter design.

Within a decade of their deployment few Skessas remained in service, most being retired as replacement Skeshas became available. The Ruglin, too, fell out of favor and was replaced by the more powerful Skesha design. Planetary fighter garrisons continued to rely on squadrons of Skesha Defense Fighters for defense into the mid-20th Century. Such fighters were also widely used by civilian defense companies with most Circasian civilian fighters operated after 1930 being of the Skesha type.

Ship Control Sheet(s):
Skesha Defense Fighter - SCS
 Unlimited Deployment
 
   
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Design Notes:
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