Profile image

Longbow Class Artillery Cruiser

51.8k Ephwurd  1.7 years ago
1,346 downloads

Controls:

  • Throttle up to takeoff. For hovering, keep throttle at 32%.
  • Pitch for forward/reverse.
  • Roll to turn .
  • Yaw to strafe left/right.

Weapon Controls:

  • Air-ground+Boom-50+FireWeapons/alt for primary weapon.
  • Standard missile controls.

Credits to @spefyjerbf for the weapons and technical support!


The third 3rd-generation warship to serve in the Continuum Navy, the Longbow Class artillery cruiser provides rear-echelon fire support for its assigned battlefleet at extreme distances. The ship is built around its primary weapon, a Continuum R&D-designed heavy railgun capable of firing 500-ton projectiles (depleted uranium-cored ferric-tungsten or plasma-injected preuritium) at 40000 meters per second. The ship also forgoes the Ghost Cloak drive of its predecessor, the Diablo Class battlecruiser, in favor of additional dedicated fusion cores, long-range scanners and advanced AI targeting computers for delivering its payload with extreme accuracy and precision without being hindered by long recharge times. The Longbow is also armed with multiple concussion missile batteries for medium to close-quarter combat, and although its armor is lacking for its size, the Longbow can generate very powerful shields thanks to its additional fusion cores. The Longbow Class was commissioned in late 3207, just a few weeks after the Diablo was commissioned, and played a significant role in defending high-risk systems from incoming Tor battlefleets.

Spotlights

General Characteristics

  • Successors 1 airplane(s)
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 59.1ft (18.0m)
  • Length 198.9ft (60.6m)
  • Height 16.3ft (5.0m)
  • Empty Weight -4,734,385lbs (-2,147,483kg)
  • Loaded Weight 108,068lbs (49,019kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 0.343
  • Wing Loading 80,319.2lbs/ft2 (392,152.5kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 1.3ft2 (0.1m2)
  • Drag Points 77397

Parts

  • Number of Parts 1457
  • Control Surfaces 0
  • Log in to leave a comment
  • Profile image

    Cooool

    3 months ago
  • Profile image
    51.8k Ephwurd

    @ThomasRoderick carriers would be inefficient snipers then by that logic, since ships come with point defense, and the point of snipers is to deal tremendous damage in a small amount of time. The true "sniper ships" in the game would be the destroyer, or if you apply real-life physics, the executioner or the watchman

    +1 1.7 years ago
  • Profile image

    @Ephwurd The older lore, the flux beam was designed as an orbital mining laser, if I remembered correctly. And I think in a more realistic setting, "Sniper Vessels" don't exist because those ships with the longest range were either carriers which do not need to fight enemies directly, or battleships with an insane amount of armor and a large number of guns on turrets on both fore and aft of the ship.

    1.7 years ago
  • Profile image
    51.8k Ephwurd

    @ThomasRoderick overseer ain't a mining vessel though, even if it was made by a mining company

    1.7 years ago
  • Profile image

    The Overseer-class mining vessel?! Nice build!

    1.7 years ago
  • Profile image
    30.3k YuukaNeko

    @Ephwurd I stopped using them (Watchman, Overseer, Guardian) after they updated them. They lost the core functionality of a sniper ship; they severely cut the range, and honestly, it feels more like a DMR ship. They can do close-range combat, which just isn't right

    1.7 years ago
  • Profile image
    4,520 AtlasSP

    @Ephwurd Np

    1.7 years ago
  • Profile image

    @Ephwurd hehe...

    1.7 years ago
  • Profile image
    51.8k Ephwurd

    @JoddyFubuki788 sniper ships? Fractured Space. There are two ships in the game that specialize in long-range attack

    1.7 years ago
  • Profile image

    @Ephwurd how ij the world u got that idea...?

    1.7 years ago
  • Profile image
    51.8k Ephwurd

    @JoddyFubuki788 yes?

    1.7 years ago
  • Profile image

    @Ephwurd btw...

    1.7 years ago
  • Profile image
    908 though

    @Ephwurd thanks!

    1.7 years ago
  • Profile image
    51.8k Ephwurd

    @AtlasSP thanks! @though I can

    1.7 years ago
  • Profile image
    51.8k Ephwurd

    @JoddyFubuki788 thanks! I went a little bit overboard with the part count

    1.7 years ago
  • Profile image
    908 though

    Do you think you could make a super mobile friendly ship? I like space ships but they kill my potato phone...

    1.7 years ago
  • Profile image
    4,520 AtlasSP

    Nice Battleship! :)

    1.7 years ago
  • Profile image

    HOORAAH!! but... THE PARTS...

    1.7 years ago
  • Profile image

    @Ephwurd hoorah!

    1.7 years ago
  • Profile image
    51.8k Ephwurd

    @spefyjerbf thank you! My detailwork gave this one a really high partcount though

    1.7 years ago
  • Profile image
    51.8k Ephwurd

    @Z3RO thank you! It's a pretty interesting concept

    1.7 years ago
  • Profile image
    51.8k Ephwurd

    @PyrusEnderhunter we're both back!

    1.7 years ago
  • Profile image
    51.8k Ephwurd

    @Solarisaircraft thanks!

    1.7 years ago
  • Profile image
    51.8k Ephwurd

    @YuukaNeko glad you noticed! I prefer the Watchman's railguns though, that's why I went with it instead of a beam weapon for it's primaries

    1.7 years ago
  • Profile image
    139k spefyjerbf

    The detail is very nice.

    1.7 years ago
  • Log in to see more comments