Leviathan Platform

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Leviathan Platform
Aquatics platform.png
Size (W×H×L) 450m×100m×175m
Cargo capacity N/A
Cargo bay extension N/A
Maximum speed 0.4 LM
Manoeuvrability Roll: 0.05
Pitch: 0.05
Energy banks 20
Energy recharge rate

Medium (3)

Gun mounts Numerous
Missile slots 24
Shield boosters available Classified
Military shields available Classified
Hyperspace capable No
OXP or standard OXP
Available to player No
Base price N/A

Overview

Based on the planet Aqualina in the Aqualine system in Galaxy 3, the Aquarian Shipbuilding Corporation has become the predominant producer of ships in the area. Owing to the world's almost completely aquatic nature, the roots of the Corporation are in marine and sub-marine shipbuilding for the amphibious humanoid inhabitants of the planet.

Owing to the unusual nature of the world and the distinct lack of dry land, the evolution of construction has been more nature-based than industrial. The ships tend to have a more organic nature, often constructed using material such as coral and volcanic alloys.

When their ships spread out beyond the locality, this very distinctive construction quickly caught the attention of the ship-buying public. Belying their appearance, the range soon proved as tough and adaptable as their producers, leading to reliance and orders from both the civilian, miliary and Galcop sectors of the market.

Notable Features

The Leviathan systems platform is primarily designed as a planetary defense and heavy combat unit. Most often seen in planetary orbit near the system main station, these defend both against attack by marauding Thargoid craft and also more mundane but no less deadly pirate threats. The platforms are also sometimes seen near the system witchpoints serving much the same purpose there.

Slow to maneuver, these craft make up for their cumbersomeness by being well armed with both anti-ship lasers and close-combat plasma defense turret, plus a full salvo of ECM-hardened missiles. All in all they are quite an effective defense against trouble.

Download

The Leviathan platform is part of the Aquatics OXP, written by Thargoid.