Assault Gunboat

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[[File:Assault gunboat orthos.png|300px|thumb|right|The versatile Assault Gunboat.]]The '''Assault Gunboat''', is a heavy starfighter used by the [[Galactic Empire]] in the [[Star Wars]] [[EU]].
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[[File:Assault gunboat orthos.png|300px|thumb|right|The versatile Assault Gunboat.]]The '''Assault Gunboat''', is a heavy [[starfighter]] used by the [[Galactic Empire]] in the [[Star Wars]] [[EU]].
  
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Officially the ''Xg-1 Starwing'', the Assault Gunboat is a strike [[starfighter]] built by [[Cygnus Spaceworks]] in use by the [[Imperial Navy]].
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Officially the ''Xg-1 Starwing'', the Assault Gunboat is a strike starfighter built by [[Cygnus Spaceworks]] in use by the [[Imperial Navy]].
  
 
The fighter is built by the same manufacturer of the venerable [[Lambda-class]] [[shuttle]] and it shows.  The shape of the ship's wings and hull look very similar. The fighter is equipped with a Class 12 [[Hyperdrive]] and moderately powerful [[Shields|deflector shield]] system.  The folding wing design of the ship means that it can operate from any [[capital ship]] with a shuttle craft hanger.  It is powered by a sublight engine that gives a speed between that of an [[Y-wing]] and and [[X-wing]] making it very dangerous in the hands of a experienced [[pilot]].   
 
The fighter is built by the same manufacturer of the venerable [[Lambda-class]] [[shuttle]] and it shows.  The shape of the ship's wings and hull look very similar. The fighter is equipped with a Class 12 [[Hyperdrive]] and moderately powerful [[Shields|deflector shield]] system.  The folding wing design of the ship means that it can operate from any [[capital ship]] with a shuttle craft hanger.  It is powered by a sublight engine that gives a speed between that of an [[Y-wing]] and and [[X-wing]] making it very dangerous in the hands of a experienced [[pilot]].   

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