|Cargo capacity||5 TC|
|Cargo bay extension||15 TC|
|Maximum speed||0.330 LM|
|Energy recharge rate||
|Gun mounts||Fore Aft Starboard Port|
|Shield boosters available||Yes|
|Military shields available||Yes|
|OXP or standard||OXP|
|Available to player||Yes|
|Base price||199,000 Cr|
The Chimera Gunship was originally designed, by The GalTech Industries Corporation, as a well armed gunship intended to be able to carry a large array of weaponry to combat the growing Thargoid threat.
The weapon carrying capability together with reasonable speed and good manoeuvrability also make the vessel an attractive option for bounty hunters and pirates as well as the ideal choice for combating lager ships. With an extendable cargo capacity of 20T this vessel also caters for the smaller trader.
Forward Beam Laser, fuel scoops and ECM.
The ship is available as both a player and NPC ship. Police versions of this ship come equipped with forward and aft military lasers, an ECM system and carry 8 missiles. Pirate versions are equipped with forward and aft beam lasers, 3 missiles and have a 90% chance of also having an ECM system installed. Other NPC ships are equipped with forward and aft beam lasers, 2 missiles and have an 80% chance of also having an ECM system installed.
The OXP was designed to work on Oolite 1.76 but should also be compatible with future versions (The shipdata.plist is incompatible with versions prior to v1.75 because of the use of the scan_class key). No additional OXPs are required to be installed in order for this OXP to run.
Move the OXZ file to the AddOns directory of your Oolite installation. Start the game up while pressing the "SHIFT" key until the rotating ship appears. The ship should than be added to your game.
- 21/08/12 - Version 1.00 - Release version.
This ships is available on the expansion manager and additionally here: ChimeraGunship-1.0.oxz
An update of the Chimera Gunship (fixes problems and adjusts to later Oolite versions) is available on the expansion manager or additionally here: Chimera Gunship Fix
If you are currently flying a Chimera Gunship you should sell your port and starboard weapons before installing this fix. The update will remove both and change your front lasers to 3 and your rear lasers to 2 instead.