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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]

Overview

The Defender is armed with a variety of weapons, including broadside weapons batteries, prow-mounted lance and three dorsal fleet defense turrets.[1] Some Defenders are fitted with prow torpedoes instead of lances.[1]

Notable Ships

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