Dacite - KS-779 Civilian Heavy Miner

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This ship was removed from the game during the imported model purge at the end of version 4.85. It was replaced by the Scraper and Rock Badger.

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KS-779 "Dacite" Civilian Heavy Miner
Ship Class Very Heavy Fighter
Built by Flag-rheinland.png Rheinland
Technical information
Guns/Turrets 6 / 1
Opt. weapon class 8
Max. weapon class 10
Other equipment
Hull strength 9,000
Max. shield class 10
Cargo space 70 units
Nanobots/Batteries 60/60
Max. impulse speed 80 m/s

Max. thrust speed 199 m/s
Max. cruise speed 350 m/s
Power output 10,400 u
Power recharge 1,100 u/s
Additional information
Ship price $1,560,000
Package price $1,693,130

In space, few environments are as deadly as those encountered by miners, intractable instabilities in asteroids can lead to sudden explosions of rocks when exposed to pressure resulting in massive chain reactions of flying debris weighing in the hundreds of tons, or pockets of frozen elements that suddenly roar to life in a violent explosion of light and heat.

Of the hellish places men trod to turn the wheels of industry, few are as nightmarish as the sulphured diamond fields of Rheinland. Given the intense environment necessary to create diamonds, the vessels designed to scout those fields and to thwart the attempts of those who comb them looking for prey, provoked the evolution of an exceptionally hardy vessel. With redundant sensor and propulsion systems, the Dacite is designed to remain operational regardless of damage or conditions that would prove catastrophic to many other vessels of the same weight class. With top notch offensive and defensive capabilities, the design of this ship was quickly snatched up by mining companies all across the sector, looking for a vessel designed to operate in any environment that could be conceivably thrown at it.

This ship is equipped with the basic tools required to glean an additional yield from mineral and gemstone deposits, especially when coupled with specially tuned mining equipment.


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