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The Ares Ion is a upcoming medium size heavy combat fighter manufactured by Crusader Industries. The Ares Ion features a  S  7 laser cannon, it was revealed in December 2019 and the release date is unknown as of 2021.[1][2]

Spark fear in the corridors of the most formidable gunships and frigates with the Ares Ion. This laser-equipped variant delivers extremely powerful shots to quickly disable the shields of even the biggest enemy vessels.

–Pledge store

Features[]

Default ship loadout[]

Note.png For further information about hardpoints, see Ship components and equipment and How the points table works.

Avionics
Type Quantity Size Grade Class Manufacturer Model

Logo Radar.png Radars
1
 S  M
Unknown
Unknown
Logo Computers.png Computers
1
 S  M
Unknown
Unknown
Systems
Type Quantity Size Grade Class Manufacturer Model

Logo Power Plants.png Power Plants
2
 S  M
Unknown
Unknown
Logo Coolers.png Coolers
3
 S  M
Unknown
Unknown
Logo Shield Generators.png Shield Generators
3
 S  M
Unknown
Unknown

Propulsion systems
Type Quantity Size Grade Class Manufacturer Model

Logo Fuel Intakes.png Fuel Intakes
2
 S  M
Unknown
Unknown
Logo Fuel Tanks.png Fuel Tanks
1
 S  M
Unknown
Unknown
Logo Quantum Drives.png Quantum Drives
1
 S  M
Unknown
Unknown
Logo Jump Modules.png Jump Modules
1
 S  M
Unknown
Unknown
Logo Quantum Fuel Tanks.png Quantum Fuel Tanks
1
 S  M
Unknown
Unknown
Thrusters
Logo Main Thrusters.png Main Thrusters Logo Maneuvering Thrusters.png Maneuvering Thrusters
Quantity Model Quantity Model

1
Retro Thruster
14
Maneuvering Thruster

Weapons
Quantity Weapon size Hardpoint size Weapon model Manufacturer Weapon type
1x1
 S  7
 S  7
SF7E Laser Cannon
Logo Behring Applied Technology.png BEHR
Laser Cannon
Missiles
Quantity Missile size Missile model Manufacturer Tracking signal Rack size Rack model
4x4
 S  3
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
 S  5
Unknown
Utility Items
Quantity Item size Hardpoint size Item model Manufacturer Item type
1x4
 S  1
 S  1
Unknown
Unknown
Countermeasures

Paints[]

Trivia[]

Gallery[]

Images[]

Videos[]

See also[]

Patch history[]

References[]

  1. robertsspaceindustries.com "Crusader Ares". Retrieved July 16, 2021.
  2. robertsspaceindustries.com "Crusader Ares Star Fighter". Retrieved July 17, 2021. (7.1 MB PDF download)