The Mercury Star Runner is a medium size ship with focus on medium cargo and medium data manufactured by Crusader Industries. It features a cargo bay with a ramp to load vehicles and a separate shielded cargo hold to hide its contents from being detected by scanners. Other key features are the scanner room, server racks, two manned turrets and the maintenance tubes that run below the deck.
The MSR was released in Alpha 3.11.1.
|“||The Mercury checks all the boxes expected of a dependable courier vessel, and then some. If you need it there fast and unscathed, you can’t do better than the Mercury. Built with the same engineering and design principals that has made Crusader the go-to manufacturer for galactic transport on any scale, the star runner chassis sets new standards for data and cargo conveyance.||”|
The armament of the Mercury Star Runner comprises of two manned turrets with dual CF-337 Panther Laser Repeaters, two CF-337 Panther Laser Repeaters operated by the pilot and a total of four missiles, two Tempest II and two Arrester III. The crew compartment has three beds, a kitchen and a interactive chess board. The scanner station is located in a very generous dedicated room and the majority of the servers are located in the adjacent hallway. Access to the ship is possible via the cargo bay ramp in the back. Additionally is it also possible to turn of the lights and lock doors.
Default ship loadout
|Quantum Fuel Tanks|
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The Mercury Star Runner is the first ship to have maintenance tubes below the deck, light switches, door controls and also a interactive chess board.
|Crusader Industries (CRSD)|