- The Kodiak carries twelve troops plus two crew.
- The Kodiak is capable of short FTL journeys.
- The Kodiak is designed to operate in a wide variety of conditions, from vacuum to high-pressure environments.
- The Kodiak has kinetic barriers and hull armor for protection.
- Early models were not armed, but militarized models (UT-47A) with mass accelerator weapons were built for the Systems Alliance military by 2186.
- The Kodiak has electronic countermeasures to avoid sensor detection.