Dralthi Mk II

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Dralthi II
Type medium fighter
Primary User Kilrathi Empire
Introduction 2655
Length 28 meters
Mass 14 metric tonnes
Max Velocity 400KPS
Cruise Velocity 230KPS
Max Afterburner Velocity 1200KPS
Acceleration Good
Booster Pod Fuel {{{booster fuel}}}
Max Y/P/R 10/14/10 deg/s
  • 7.5cm fore
  • 7cm aft
  • 5.5cm sides
Shields 5.0–6.0cm
Cloak no
Jump Drive no
Crew 1 (pilot)

Dralthi II target identification circa 2655

The Kilrathi Dralthi Mk II marked the first total revision of the Dralthi design. The Dralthi Mk II replaces the standard lasers with a pair of mass driver cannons, and also boasts a fully redesigned shield system. The Dralthi Mk II also removes the ejection system found in the original Dralthi.

Kilrah first deployed Dralthi Mk II to strike fleets in the Vega Sector in 2655. The fighters quickly found their way to Firekka for the Sivar-Eshrad ceremony, where they flew missions against TCS Austin and TCS Tiger’s Claw pilots.

Not all the Dralthi Mk II at Firekka flew for the Empire: during the campaign, Khantahr Ralgha nar Hhallas defected to the Terran Confederation, bringing with him the Fralthi-class cruiser KIS Ras Nik’hra and her complement of fighters. In a series of covert missions, pilots serving on the Tiger's Claw flew the captured Dralthi Mk II squadron in a series of reconnaissance and escort missions.

The Dralthi II was eventually be superseded by later models in the Dralthi line.