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[[File:SWshuttle.jpg|400px|thumb|right|The versatile Lambda-class Shuttle]]The '''Lambda-class''' [[Shuttle]] is used by nearly every culture in the Star Wars Galaxy.  Built by [[Cygnus Spaceworks]] and [[Sienar Fleet Systems]] meaning that it has a large build run in both civilian and military markets.  It does see the largest deployment for VIP and general transport use in the [[Imperial Navy]].
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[[File:SWshuttle.jpg|400px|thumb|right|The versatile Lambda-class Shuttle]]The '''Lambda-class''' [[shuttle]] is used by nearly every culture in the Star Wars Galaxy.  The model is built by [[Cygnus Spaceworks]] and [[Sienar Fleet Systems]], meaning that it has a large build run in both civilian and military markets.  It sees its largest deployment for VIP and general transport use in the [[Imperial Navy]].
  
 
== Specifications ==
 
== Specifications ==
The shuttle has a moderately large cargo capacity (80 tons) for a ship of it's size making it very useful. It is equipped with a Class 1 [[hyperdrive]] and a medium capacity [[shields|deflector shield]] system.  Because of it's high speed and survivability it is a very popular with high ranking members of nearly every military and corporation.   
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The shuttle has a moderately large cargo capacity (80 tons) for a ship of it's size, making it very useful. It is equipped with a Class 1 [[hyperdrive]] and a medium capacity [[shields|deflector shield]] system.  Because of it's high speed and survivability, it is a very popular with high-ranking members of nearly every military and corporation.   
  
The ship is fairly heavily armed for a transport craft though most civilian models are only lightly armed.  The ship in it's military configuration is armed with two steerable twin [[Turbolaser|laser cannons]] at the base of it's wings and 2 more fixed twin laser cannons in the main hull.  It also has a retractable twin [[blaster]] turret mounted aft though many models do not include this.  Most Civilian models only mount a single pair of twin laser cannons in the main hull.
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The ship can be fairly heavily armed for a transport craft, although most civilian models are only lightly armed.  In it's military configuration, it is armed with two steerable twin [[Turbolaser|laser cannons]] at the base of it's wings and two more fixed twin laser cannons in the main hull.  It also has a retractable twin [[blaster]] turret mounted aft, although many models do not include this.  Most civilian models only mount a single pair of twin laser cannons in the main hull.
  
 
According to secondary sources, the Emperor's personal shuttle is equipped with a cloaking device and heavier shields and armor, sacrificing most of it's cargo capacity.
 
According to secondary sources, the Emperor's personal shuttle is equipped with a cloaking device and heavier shields and armor, sacrificing most of it's cargo capacity.

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