FreeSpace 2 DescriptionEdit

The GTF Ares class of fighters is a radical upgrade of the Hercules II fighter. The power plant has been completely replaced with the newer, more powerful Nankam NA-27f model.
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Depleted uranium shielding has been added atop critical subsystems, making the Ares harder to incapacitate. Two primary weapon banks have been added, for greater firepower than the Herc II. This greater punch and protection come at a cost, however, as the Ares handles like a potato.


Type: Strategic Assault

Manufacturer: Nankam Aeronautical

Maneuverability: Poor

Max Velocity: 50-62 m/s

Max Afterburner Velocity: 120 m/s

Armor: Ultra Heavy

Length: 20 m

Hardpoints: 6 (FS2 standard: 2xSubach HL-7, 4xPrometheus R)

Missile Banks: 2 (FS2 standard: 90xHarpoon, 100xHornet)