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EDS "Nightmare" Micromissile Pods

9,473 Razor3278  4.3 years ago
Auto Credit Based on EliteArsenals24's [CLOSED] Weapon Design Challenge

A non-aircraft build?!?!?!?! REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE


The Nightmare Micromissile Pod System
An advanced missile launch system first used on the Reprisal, the Nightmare MMS uses advanced fire and forget missiles coupled with a powerful radar system.

The first generation of the Nightmare MMS used on the Reprisal was found to be unreliable, so changes to the missiles were made. They were lightened and their aerodynamics are greatly improved, making them faster and more agile. These missiles were mounted internally, and they had their own dedicated radar system, making them very effective.

Eleu Defense Systems experimented on making a missile pod for the Nightmare MMS, and this was the result. The first Nightmare missile pod used the aircraft's onboard radar systems and it contained 18 missiles per pod. It was compatible with just about any fighter jet currently available, but the lack of a dedicated tracking system for the missiles reduced their effectiveness. This was the Mk. I version.

Modifications to the pod were made. A compact tracking system was fitted on top of the pod and a retractable antenna at the pod's bottom. This improved the range and lock acquisition speed of the missiles, at the cost of size and weight. As a result, the Mk. II version was usually mounted on bigger aircraft that had enough ground clearance.

The Nightmare micromissile pods were continued to be used by numerous air forces around the world. Some of them were even modified to attach to anti-aircraft vehicles and tanks.

some additional info
Nightmare Micromissile pod Mk. I
Lock time: 1 second
Max range: 9000 meters
Max targeting angle: 270°
Part count: 57

Nightmare Micromissile pod Mk. II
Lock time: 0.5 seconds
Max range: 10000 meters
Max targeting angle: 360°
Part count: 73

*both have a launch delay of 0.05 seconds and 18 missiles
*missiles have a max speed of about 1350 m/s
*missiles are xml modded interceptors


Controls/Instructions
AG1- open pod and activate missiles
Landing gear- extend antenna (Mk. II version only)
- grab the pod by the pylon, put it in your subassemblies, then put it in your desired aircraft. Easy, right? Just make sure that your plane has enough ground clearance!
- assign an activation group to the pylon if you want it to be droppable.
- works surprisingly well as an airbrake when activated
*cockpit is under the designer circle thingy btw
*both pods are mirror friendly, just reattach the pylon of the mirrored one.


Some screenshots
FA-25 Vizier carrying two Mk. II pods

Pods open and ready!

Lock acquired! Give 'em hell!


Tag me if you ever use this in your builds so i can give an upvote!

Spotlights

General Characteristics

  • Predecessor [CLOSED] Weapon Design Challenge
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 15.3ft (4.7m)
  • Length 18.5ft (5.6m)
  • Height 18.5ft (5.6m)
  • Empty Weight 551lbs (250kg)
  • Loaded Weight 551lbs (250kg)

Performance

  • Wing Loading N/A
  • Wing Area 0.0ft2 (0.0m2)
  • Drag Points 127

Parts

  • Number of Parts 1
  • Control Surfaces 0
  • Performance Cost 725
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    2,325 Syabil

    Can it have many infernoes

    3.7 years ago
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    9,473 Razor3278

    @CptJacobson of course! Remember to tag me in the comments if you use it!

    4.1 years ago
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    7,788 Karzigg

    May I use these

    +1 4.1 years ago
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    583 QuickNils

    REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE lol

    +1 4.1 years ago
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    Functionality 40/40
    Works as intended. Not static and animated

    Design 30/30
    Simple yet nice design. The logo on the side was a nice touch

    Originality 16/20
    The function was not original but the design is

    Description 10/10
    Complete with in-game photos and info

    Total Score 96/100

    +1 4.2 years ago
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    8,736 Gravity

    @Razor3278 XD mkay np, thanks anyway =)

    +1 4.2 years ago
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    9,473 Razor3278

    @Gravity oh, so you're making a nose art of some sort...

    I suck at that, sorry. Wonder how I ended up in that forum post you're talking about lol

    EDIT: nvm, i found the forum post

    4.2 years ago
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    8,736 Gravity

    @Razor3278 mkay, just wondering, cause I'm making a bomber atm, and I keep messing up the little insignia (like Picadilly Lilly, Kansas City Kitty) etc. I was wondering if u could help, because u were tagged on a form post as being good at detailing XD

    4.2 years ago
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    9,473 Razor3278

    @Gravity er...kind of? I'm not exactly good, but not that bad either... I'd say I'm somewhere in the middle.

    4.2 years ago
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    8,736 Gravity

    are you good at lettering by any chance? Or logos on planes?

    4.2 years ago
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    9,473 Razor3278

    @XjayIndustrys sorry, i make better 109 next time! dont worry! /s

    +1 4.2 years ago
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    This bf-109 is very disappointing, bf-109s has no missiles and I doubt this one even has landing gear, also bf-109s were propeller aircraft, this plane looks more like a flying sausage then a flying pizza
    1/10 for originality
    Jk I don’t know how many people know about this joke

    +1 4.2 years ago
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    @Razor3278
    Np, these are really cool, I might add them to my ordnance rack for my QF-65.

    +1 4.2 years ago
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    Np! @Razor3278

    +1 4.2 years ago
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    9,473 Razor3278

    @ACEPILOT109 @Sgtk thanks!

    4.2 years ago
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    9,473 Razor3278

    @JohnnyBoythePilot thanks!

    4.2 years ago
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    @Texasfam04 thanks!

    4.2 years ago
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    @ThomasRoderick thanks!

    4.3 years ago
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    9,473 Razor3278

    @Ylem @Aussiebogan3 thanks for using my product!

    4.3 years ago
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    Hey Razor3278 I used the rocket pods in my latest design please check it out

    +1 4.3 years ago
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    1,156 Ylem

    So i used it in my newest build... a powerful weapon

    +1 4.3 years ago
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    56.2k AviownCorp

    @Razor3278 welcome

    +1 4.3 years ago
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    9,473 Razor3278

    @AviownCorp thanks!

    4.3 years ago
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    9,473 Razor3278

    @XjayIndustrys hotto dogu

    4.3 years ago
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    Hot diggedy dog

    +1 4.3 years ago
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