Ionics Redback

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Ionics Redback
Size (metres, W×H×L) 60 x 13.5 x 85.8
Cargo capacity 150 TC
Cargo bay extension Unknown
Maximum speed 0.28 LM
Manoeuvrability Roll: 0.95
Pitch: 0.95
Energy banks 7
Energy recharge rate 3
Gun mounts Fore, Aft
Missile slots 6
Shield boosters available Unknown
Military shields available Unknown
Hyperspace capable Yes
OXP or standard OXP
Available to player Yes
Base price 470000 Cr


The largest ship produced by the Ionics Corporation for general sale, it was initially designed and manufactured exclusively for the Zarian government in 3102-3103. In 3115 the Redback was first released for sale to the general public, re-equipped as a competitive cargo ship with decent defenses.

Military Service

The Redback was designed in 3102-3103, shortly after Ionics Corporation entered into an exclusive contract with the Zarian government. Its primary purpose was as a mobile mission control center, leading fleets of Whitetails into battle. The extraordinarily low profile for a ship of this size combined with a relatively high speed and formidable armaments made it a capable solo-fighter as well. It earned high marks in its first theater of operations, the Ramazan civil war, which broke out in 3104.


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