The Scorpius is a upcoming small 2-person heavy fighter made by Roberts Space Industries, the wings of the ship are oriented in a X-Shape and and can be folded backwards for landing or storage. A gun mount is located on each wing-tip and a quad-turret, operated by the co-pilot, is mounted on rails that can be moved to a forward or backward facing position.
The Scorpius was first shown as a miniature model in a hologram chamber at Invictus Launch Week 2951 in the PTU 3.13.1i. The ship is currently in active development and a release date has not been announced as of May 2021.
|“||From RSI’s expert R&D teams in Killian and the same engineers that brought you some of the galaxy’s most vaunted war machines comes the next evolution in heavy combat, interception, and defense – the RSI Scorpius. With an adaptable bi-wing configuration and revolutionary rail-mounted remote turret, the Scorpius offers unprecedented fire coverage, allowing for both defensive and assault-minded applications.||”|
–Pledge store description
- Four CF-227 Badger Repeaters on a gimbal installed by default. 3 ship weapon mounts, one on the end of each wing. It has 2
- A remote controlled rail-mounted turret with four CF-337 Panther Repeaters are installed by default. 3 weapon mounts, it is able to move in a forward and backward facing position.
- Eight 2 missiles are available from the integrated missiles racks.
Default ship loadout
|Quantum Fuel Tanks|
|Main Thrusters||Maneuvering Thrusters|
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* Displayed in the manual.
|“||With an adaptable bi-wing configuration and revolutionary rail-mounted remote turret, the Scorpius offers unprecedented fire coverage, allowing for both defensive and assault-minded applications.||”|
–In game description, PTU 3.13.1
|Roberts Space Industries (RSI)|