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Last Updated June 24, 2007
Ilustris Command Destroyer


Circasian Empire
Class Heavy Combat Vessel
Availability Rare Variant
In Service 1948
Out of Service n/a
Source Empire Rising
Author Tyrel Lohr
Last Updated September 27, 2003
Ilustris Command Destroyer
As the raider wars continued, the Circasian War Council determined a need for an improved command and control presence in larger patrol fleets. Most fleet commanders placed their flags on destroyer craft or carriers in the fleet, but these ships did not have the dedicated CIC equipment necessary to effectively direct large fleet actions.

An uprated version of the Ilustris Heavy Destroyer was ordered. This improved command model included dedicated fleet command facilities, a bleeding edge electronics package, and a reinforced space frame that allowed it to mount larger, more powerful weapons. Unfortunately, the cost of one command destroyer was nearly twice that of a standard model.

Despite the expense, the War Council authorized the construction of several Ilustris Command Destroyers. The improved CIC facilities proved invaluable in coordinating fleet actions in combat and were much loved by their commanders.

Ship Control Sheet(s):
Ilustris Heavy Destroyer - SCS
 Unlimited Deployment
Ilustris Command Destroyer - SCS
 Rare Variant
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