Koneko Kobra Mk1
|Cargo capacity||15 TC|
|Cargo bay extension||15 TC|
|Maximum speed||0.4 LM|
|Energy recharge rate||
|Gun mounts||Fore, Aft|
|Shield boosters available||Yes|
|Military shields available||Yes|
|OXP or standard||OXP|
|Available to player||Yes|
|Base price||200,000 Cr|
The Koneko Kobra, designed and built by Koneko Industries, is a variant of the standard Cobra Mk3, and the first ship in the Koneko Kobra line of light traders/combat ships.
Sacrificing two missile slots and five tons of cargo for extra speed and energy (among other minor benefits), the Koneko Kobra is prepared for any pirates.
The first Koneko Kobra, Taylor Miller, started out as a standard Cobra Mk3, before Ryan Hoots, CEO of Koneko Industries, completely rebuilt her engines, replacing the two standard Cowell & MgRath thrusters for one big prototype engine from his company in the process.
Koneko Industries started mass-manufacturing the ship after an agreement with Cowell & MgRath. As per the agreement, Koneko Industries gives 20% of the profit from the Koneko Kobra Mk1 to Cowell & MgRath.
The Koneko Kobra has become a symbol for the company recently, as it is their flagship line of ships.
In Koneko Industries OXP version 2.0, new alternate versions of the ship will be for sale. The blue version will be about as common as the standard Mk1 Kobra, while the rainbow and gold versions will be slightly rarer and much rarer, respectively.
Koneko Kobra Gold Edition
The Koneko Kobra Gold Edition is a new version of the Koneko Kobra, seldom seen in the spacelanes and only for sale at very high tech level planets for one million energy credits. This version of the ship will be in the second version of the Koneko Industries OXP.
Koneko Kobra Mk2
The Koneko Kobra Mk2 was created when Commander Hoots wanted to improve Taylor Miller further, using Thargoid technology. The Mk2 was a failure, but Koneko Industries' engineers were able to salvage the ship design before Hoots started work on the Mk3.
Design & Features
The Koneko Kobra was designed specifically to fit the needs of Ryan Hoots. Still within the power range of most core Oolite ships, but designed for the bounty hunter who favors the laser over missiles or plasma guns.
The ship's single engine is a Koneko Industries original design, made for speed and reliability. The ship's maximum is .4 LM. However, the single engine takes up more room than two of the standard Cobra engines, so cargo space is lost.
This ship is part of the Koneko Industries OXP.