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Defender Class Escort Cruiser

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Defender Class Cruiser[1]

The Defender Class Escort Cruiser is a class of Light Cruiser used by the Imperial Navy. Popular as convoy flagships, these ships are ideal at fighting off pirate and Ork raiders attempting to capture Merchant Fleets.[1]

Notable Ships

  • Alien Bane - Has accounted for the destruction of 17 pirate ships and 204 pirate attack craft. Also is noted to have fought off waves of Ork fighters for two days with only two under-strength squadrons of Cobra Class Destroyers.[1]
  • Emperor's Shield[1]
  • King Horaxe[1]
  • Starlight[1]