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Name: Colla Designs/Phlac-Arphocc Automata Industries Droid tri-fighter
Scale: Starfighter
Length: 5.4 meters
Width: 3.45 meters
Skill: Starfighter Piloting 7D, Starship Gunnery 6D
Price: New: 20,000 to 40,000 credits / Used: 8,000 credits
Hyperdrive Multiplier: No
Hyperdrive Backup: No
Nav Computer: No
Space: 7
Atmosphere: 365;1,050kmh
Maneuverability: 3D
Hull: 3D
Sensors:
         Passive: 10/0D
         Scan: 25/0D+2
         Search: 35/1D+1
         Focus: 1/2D

Weapons:
         Medium Laser Cannon
                 Fire Arc: Front
                 Fire Control: 1D
                 Space: 1-5/12/25
                 Atmosphere Range: 50-500/1.2/2.5km
                 Damage: 5D
         3 * Light Laser Cannons
                 Fire Arc: Front
                 Fire Control: 3D
                 Space: 1/7/15
                 Atmosphere Range: 50-100/700/1.5km
                 Damage: 3D+1
         Concussion Missile Launcher (6 Missile Magazine)
                 Fire Arc: Front
                 Fire Control: 2D
                 Space: 1/3/7
                 Atmosphere Range: 10-100/300/700m
                 Damage: 7D

Description: The droid tri-fighter, also known as the tri-droid fighter or simply tri-fighter, was a deadly Confederacy droid starfighter designed as a fast, agile and powerful space-superiority starfighter, built to excel in dogfighting. It would be used in large numbers throughout the Clone Wars.

The droid tri-fighter was designed by the Colicoid Creation Nest—makers of the deadly droideka—and manufactured by Colla Designs and Phlac-Arphocc Automata Industries. The droid's ridged, three-armed design was based on the skull features of a fearsome predator native to the planet Colla IV.

The bracing arms surrounded the fighter's droid pilot housed in a rotating, gyroscopic core. The droid tri-fighter had three independent thrusters, providing it with great agility, and a powerful reactor and control/communications transceiver that gave the craft unusual range for a fighter drone.

It was armed with one heavy laser cannon protruding from the central ball, and a light laser cannon for each of the three arms. They could fire independently or together and could slightly tilt on rails to improve its deadly aim. Two to six missiles of variable payloads were housed within each arm. The nose-like cannon made the droid tri-fighter similar in appearance to the DSD1 dwarf spider droid also used by the Confederacy.

The droid tri-fighter was capable of deploying buzz droids via discord missiles fixed to the underside, and quickly became rival to the ARC-170 starfighter and the Alpha-3 Nimbus-class V-wing starfighter. Although it could not outrun the Eta-2 Actis-class interceptor favored by the Jedi, it was bulkier and more heavily armed, making it a challenge for even the best living starpilots to overcome.

The droid tri-fighter was introduced into the Confederate Navy relatively late in the conflict, and its usage would further deplete Trade Federation coffers. One of its first recorded uses was on Praesitlyn, where they fought against the T-19 starfighters of the Praesitlyn Defense Force. Tri-fighters were also deployed at Sullust, Saleucami, Dathomir and Belderone. It would prove troublesome for even Jedi pilots, as evidenced when three tri-fighters came close to overcoming Jedi ace Saesee Tiin before being taken out by Anakin Skywalker.

Many tri-fighters fought during the Battle of Coruscant, where they destroyed ARC-170 squadrons. Swarms of them also fought in the battle within the city, harassing Jedi and clone pilots. Following the execution of the Separatist Council by Darth Sidious's new apprentice, Darth Vader, these units were de-activated. At least one derelict tri-fighter was located in an Imperial junkyard during the Galactic Civil War.


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03/Mar/2018 02:45:44 Posted by hellstormer1

Considering the design elements mentioned in the description, I would have though the tri-fighters to be much faster the Space 7. Were there any ket differences between the tri-fighter and the droid starfighters shown earlier in the Clone Wars? Was the tri-fighter a newer model or something?


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