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==Imperial Attack Craft==
 
==Imperial Attack Craft==
 
===Imperial Navy===
 
===Imperial Navy===
*[[Fury Interceptor]]
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*'''[[Fury Interceptor]]'''
*[[Faustus Interceptor]]
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*'''[[Faustus Interceptor]]'''
*[[Starhawk|Starhawk Bomber]]
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*'''[[Starhawk|Starhawk Bomber]]'''
*[[Shark Assault Boat]]
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*'''[[Shark Assault Boat]]'''
*[[Marauder|Marauder Bomber]]
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*'''[[Marauder|Marauder Bomber]]'''
*[[Lightning|Lightning Air Superiority Fighter]]
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*'''[[Lightning|Lightning Air Superiority Fighter]]'''
*[[Thunderbolt|Thunderbolt Heavy Fighter]]
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*'''[[Thunderbolt|Thunderbolt Heavy Fighter]]'''
*[[Aquila Lander]]
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*'''[[Aquila Lander]]'''
*[[Arvus Lighter]]
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*'''[[Arvus Lighter]]'''
*[[Boarding Torpedo]]
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*'''[[Boarding Torpedo]]'''
*[[Devourer Dropship]]
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*'''[[Devourer Dropship]]'''
   
 
===Space Marines===
 
===Space Marines===
*[[Thunderhawk|Thunderhawk Gunship]]
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*'''[[Thunderhawk|Thunderhawk Gunship]]'''
*[[Storm Eagle|Storm Eagle Gunship]]
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*'''[[Storm Eagle|Storm Eagle Gunship]]'''
*[[Stormraven|Stormraven Gunship]]
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*'''[[Stormraven|Stormraven Gunship]]'''
*[[Stormbird |Stormbird Gunship]]
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*'''[[Stormbird |Stormbird Gunship]]'''
*[[Stormtalon|Stormtalon Gunship]]
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*'''[[Stormtalon|Stormtalon Gunship]]'''
*[[Thunderhawk|Thunderhawk Transporter]]
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*'''[[Thunderhawk|Thunderhawk Transporter]]'''
*[[Fireraptor Gunship]]
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*'''[[Fireraptor Gunship]]'''
**Fireraptor Destroyer
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**'''Fireraptor Destroyer'''
*[[Boarding Torpedo]]
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*'''[[Boarding Torpedo]]'''
*[[Astartes Landing Craft]]
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*'''[[Astartes Landing Craft]]'''
*[[Eagle-class Shuttle|''Eagle''-class Shuttle]]
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*'''[[Eagle-class Shuttle|''Eagle''-class Shuttle]]'''
*[[Argo-class Dropship|''Argo''-class Dropship]]
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*'''[[Argo-class Dropship|''Argo''-class Dropship]]'''
   
 
==Chaos Attack Craft==
 
==Chaos Attack Craft==
*[[Swiftdeath Fighter]]
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*'''[[Swiftdeath Fighter]]'''
*[[Doomfire Bomber]]
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*'''[[Doomfire Bomber]]'''
*[[Hell Blade]]
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*'''[[Hell Blade]]'''
*[[Hell Talon]]
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*'''[[Hell Talon]]'''
*[[Dreadclaw|Dreadclaw Assault Boat]]
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*'''[[Dreadclaw|Dreadclaw Assault Boat]]'''
*[[Harbinger|Harbinger Super-Heavy Bomber]]
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*'''[[Harbinger|Harbinger Super-Heavy Bomber]]'''
*[[Heldrake]] [[Daemon Engine]]
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*'''[[Heldrake]] [[Daemon Engine]]'''
*[[Boarding Torpedo]]
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*'''[[Boarding Torpedo]]'''
*[[Doom Wing]] [[Daemon Engine]]
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*'''[[Doom Wing]] [[Daemon Engine]]'''
*[[Fire Lord]] [[Daemon Engine]]
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*'''[[Fire Lord]] [[Daemon Engine]]'''
   
 
==Dark Eldar Attack Craft==
 
==Dark Eldar Attack Craft==
*[[Raptor Fighter]]
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*'''[[Raptor Fighter]]'''
*[[Razorwing Bomber]]
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*'''[[Razorwing Bomber]]'''
*[[Slavebringer Assault Boat]]
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*'''[[Slavebringer Assault Boat]]'''
*[[Impaler Assault Module]]
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*'''[[Impaler Assault Module]]'''
   
 
==Eldar Attack Craft==
 
==Eldar Attack Craft==
*[[Darkstar Fighter]]
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*'''[[Darkstar Fighter]]'''
*[[Eagle Bomber]]
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*'''[[Eagle Bomber]]'''
   
 
==Necron Attack Craft==
 
==Necron Attack Craft==
*[[Doom Scythe]]
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*'''[[Doom Scythe]]'''
*[[Night Scythe]]
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*'''[[Night Scythe]]'''
*[[Night Shroud]]
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*'''[[Night Shroud]]'''
*[[Tomb Blade]] (older variant modified for spaceflight)
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*'''[[Tomb Blade]]''' (older variant modified for spaceflight)
   
 
==Ork Attack Craft==
 
==Ork Attack Craft==
*[[Fighta-Bommer]]
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*'''[[Fighta-Bommer]]'''
*[[Ork Assault Boat]]
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*'''[[Ork Assault Boat]]'''
   
 
==Tau Empire Attack Craft==
 
==Tau Empire Attack Craft==
 
===Tau===
 
===Tau===
*[[Barracuda|Barracuda Fighter]]
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*'''[[Barracuda|Barracuda Fighter]]'''
*[[Tiger Shark]]
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*'''[[Tiger Shark]]'''
*[[Tiger Shark A-X-10]]
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*'''[[Tiger Shark A-X-10]]'''
*[[Manta|Manta Missile Destroyer]]
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*'''[[Manta|Manta Missile Destroyer]]'''
*[[Razorshark]]
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*'''[[Razorshark]]'''
*[[Sun Shark]]
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*'''[[Sun Shark]]'''
 
===Tau Allies===
 
===Tau Allies===
*[[Demiurg Attack Craft]]
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*'''[[Demiurg Attack Craft]]'''
   
 
==Tyranid Attack Craft==
 
==Tyranid Attack Craft==
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==
*[[Battleship]]
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*'''[[Battleship]]'''
*[[Cruiser]]
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*'''[[Cruiser]]'''
*[[Escort]]
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*'''[[Escort]]'''
*[[Raider (Spacecraft)|Raider]]
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*'''[[Raider (Spacecraft)|Raider]]'''
   
 
==Sources==
 
==Sources==

Revision as of 02:12, August 29, 2013

Attack Craft is a catch-all term used for the small spacecraft and aircraft that are deployed from larger starships' launch bays in support of naval warfleets during combat operations. They are divided into five general categories depending on their size and role:

  • Fighters - Fighters, along with Interceptors, are the smallest Attack Craft, using their speed and firepower to intercept and destroy other enemy Attack Craft and ordnance.
  • Bombers - Bombers are lumbering spacecraft that lack the speed of fighters, but carry enough firepower to threaten capital ships.
  • Assault Boats - Assault Boats are small, spaceborne transports designed to pierce the hull of an enemy starship and deposit a single or multiple squads of soldiers for a quick hit-and-run attack.
  • Aeronautica - Aeronautica includes all small crafts that are designed to support planetary military operations, including atmospheric fighters, interceptors, and bombers along with troop transports and military cargo transports and drop ships.
  • Support Craft - Support Craft are small spacecraft designed to support diplomatic and mercantile operations either on a planet's surface or for transport between different starships.

The most notable Attack Craft of all the major starfaring species in the galaxy are listed below.

Imperial Attack Craft

Imperial Navy

Space Marines

Chaos Attack Craft

Dark Eldar Attack Craft

Eldar Attack Craft

Necron Attack Craft

Ork Attack Craft

Tau Empire Attack Craft

Tau

Tau Allies

Tyranid Attack Craft

The Tyranids use a wide variety of organisms that are roughly equivalent to the other starfaring species' fighters and assault boats, but their vast diversity defies categorisation into distinct classes.

See Also

Sources

  • Battlefleet Gothic Rulebook: Ships of the Gothic Sector
  • Battlefleet Gothic Armada: Vessels of the Imperium
  • Battlefleet Gothic Armada: Xenos Fleets
  • Battlefleet Gothic Armada: Necron and Tyranid Fleets
  • Battlefleet Gothic Armada: Tau Fleets
  • Imperial Armour Volume Three - The Taros Campaign
  • Imperial Armour Volume Ten - The Badab War - Part Two
  • Rouge Trader - Battlefleet Koronus (RPG), pp. 10-15
  • Astartes Landing Craft - Games Workshop
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