The Kraken is a upcoming multi role - light carrier capital size ship manufacturer by Drake Interplanetary. The main focus of the Kraken is to operate as a mobile operating base with being able to repair, refuel and transport small to medium size ships as well as cargo. The Kraken is also available in the upgraded Kraken Privateer variant that trades cargo capacity for commerce.
The release date has not been announced as of 2021.
|“||The Kraken is a protector and a beacon of freedom in a too-often cruel universe. For those tasked with safekeeping Citizens unable to protect themselves, the Kraken is both a sanctuary and a self-contained war machine ready to take on the most daunting adversaries. Drake has thrown out the rule book to redefine private-use capital-class ships, attack carriers, and the very nature of personal freedom. It's nothing if not a testament to the empowerment of the people.||”|
The defensive capabilities comprises of one manned turret with twin size 8 guns, four manned turrets with twin size 6 guns and four remote turrets with twin size 5 guns.
The Kraken has four small and two medium size ship landing pads, a integrated hangar for small ships and a vehicle bay for Dragonflies or similar size vehicles.
Repair, refuel and cargo
Any ship landed on a landing pad can be repaired or refueled as long as the required resources are available. Every landing pad is connected to the internal cargo tram to transport cargo from and to the Kraken cargo holds and also has access to a two bedroom hab.
- Escape Pods
Default ship loadout
|Quantum fuel tanks|
|Maneuvering thrusters||Maneuvering Thrusters|
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In game availability
|Store name||Location||Price / aUEC|
|Rental company||Location||1-Day / aUEC||3-Days / aUEC||7-Days / aUEC||30-Days / aUEC|
- The name for the ship was decided by community vote.
- The Kraken can be converted to a Kraken Privateer with the Kraken Aftermarket Kit.
- https://robertsspaceindustries.com "Q&A: Drake Kraken". Retrieved July 16, 2021.
- https://robertsspaceindustries.com "Release the Kraken". Retrieved July 16, 2021.
- https://robertsspaceindustries.com "[Jump Point - Issue: 06 10, Page 29 ]".
- RobertsSpaceInd (2017) youtube.com: Happy Hour Gamedev: YOU Pick the Next Drake Ship Retrieved July 17, 2021.
|Drake Interplanetary (DRAK)|
|Hand weapon attachments|