Battlestar

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== Battlestars in the Original Series ==
 
== Battlestars in the Original Series ==
The original series battlestars served primarily as [[starfighter]] [[carrier]]s.  The actual number of [[Viper]] squadrons carried isn't clear.  The hangars were in the pilons to the port and starboard sides of the main hull.
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The original series battlestars served primarily as [[starfighter]] [[carrier]]s.  The actual number of [[Viper]] fighters carried isn't clear.  The hangars were in the pilons to the port and starboard sides of the main hull.
  
 
In addition to fighter squadrons, a battlestar has beam weapons in twin turrets distributed around the hull.  They seem to serve primarily as defenses against fighter attack.  The ship also carries heavy missiles of some type that can destroy [[Cylon]] [[basestar]]s with a few direct hits.
 
In addition to fighter squadrons, a battlestar has beam weapons in twin turrets distributed around the hull.  They seem to serve primarily as defenses against fighter attack.  The ship also carries heavy missiles of some type that can destroy [[Cylon]] [[basestar]]s with a few direct hits.

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