Cobra Mk.3 (classic)

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Cobra Mk III
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Dimensions 65 x 30 x 130
Cargo capacity 20 TC
Armaments Ingram lasers;
Lance & Ferman
Seek & Kill
missile system
Maximum speed 0.30 LM
In-service date 3100 AD, Cowell &
MgRath Shipyard
Maneuverability CF 8
Crew 1-2
Drive motors Kruger "lightfast"
motors Irrikan
Hull stress factor T Ji 18
C-Holding M18
Hyperspace capable Yes
Game versions Classic


First seen in service in 3100 AD, manufactured by Cowell & MgRath Shipyard, Lave.
Larger, more popular version of the Cobra Mk I.
This ship is equipped with several special features, including Zieman Energy Deflection Shields, fore and aft, mountings for four Ingram Pulse Lasers, a Lance & Ferman Seek & Kill missile system, and Kruger "lightfast" motors Irrikan ThruSpace.
The Cobra is much favored by lone-wolf traders who wish to combine potential superior combat qualities with adequate cargo space.

A Cobra Mk.III, as one first saw it.


The Cobra Mk I's popularity lead to the design of more Cobra type ships, the first of these was the Cobra Mk II.
The Mk 2 only reached prototype stage and was abandoned due to a design fault in the hull.

Cobra blueprints

Jannah Berihn (rabidvixen on our wiki) produced these back before 2007. The dimensions are those of the Cobra Mk.3 also found in Jane's Galactic Shipset.oxp.

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Jannah Berihn: Lower deck plan with living quarters, upper deck plan with bridge, section.

Geoge Hooper's Cobra Mk.3

George Hooper produced these before 2007.

At least one other different set of blueprints existed, but seems to have foundered in the dust of the aeons...