Jedi Interceptor

Craft: Kuat Systems Engineering Eta-2 Actis-class Interceptor
Type: Interceptor
Scale: Starfighter
Length: 5.47 meters
Skill: Starfighter piloting: Eta-2
Crew: 1 and astromech droid (can coordinate)
Cargo Capacity: 20 kilograms
Consumables: 2 days
Cost: Not available for sale (valued at 140,000)
Hyperdrive Multiplier: x1 (with booster ring, see below)
Nav Computer: Uses a modified astromech droid programmed with 10 jumps
Maneuverability: 4D+2
Space: 16
Atmosphere: 515; 1,500 kmh
Hull: 2D+1

Sensors:
Passive: 10/0D
Scan: 15/1D
Search: 20/2D
Focus: 2/2D+1

Weapons:
2 Laser Cannons (fire-linked)
Fire Arc: Front
Skill: Starship gunnery
Fire Control: 2D
Space Range: 1-3/12/25
Atmosphere Range: 100-300/1.2/2.5 km
Damage: 5D

2 Light Ion Cannons (fire-linked)
Fire Arc: Front
Skill: Starship gunnery
Fire Control: 2D
Space Range: 1-3/10/20
Atmosphere Range: 100-300/1/2 km
Damage: 4D

Game Notes: The Eta-2 requires a separate hyperdrive module in the form of a booster ring (the TransGalMeg Industries hyperdrive booster ring). Docking with the ring takes 3 rounds, and requires a Difficult starfighter piloting roll (the fighter’s maneuverability counts for this roll).

Background: The Eta-2 Actis-class light interceptor, also known as the Jedi starfighter or Jedi interceptor, was a starfighter used by the Jedi during the Clone Wars. Designed to replace the Delta-7 Aethersprite-class light interceptor, the Eta-2 was a smaller vessel but possessed superior firepower. In 19 BBY Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi and Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker, piloted two Eta-2’s during the Battle of Coruscant.

Measuring 5.47 meters in length, the Eta-2 was a highly maneuverable combat-oriented starfighter utilized by the Jedi Order to lead troops in battle during the final days of the Clone Wars. As with earlier Jedi starfighters, the ship lacked a hyperdrive and relied on an external hyperspace transport ring to reach hyperspace. Despite this, it was faster than its Aethersprite predecessor, with twin ion engines providing a maximum acceleration of 5,200G and a max speed of 1,500 kph. The Eta-2 featured wings with upper and lower radiator panels, S-foils, that were opened to shed excess heat from the ship’s engines. The radiator wings were primarily opened during intense combat.

The ship was piloted by a single pilot, with the assistance of a single externally mounted astromech droid for navigation and repair assistance. For defense, the ship featured two laser cannons and two ion cannons. Unlike laser cannons, the ship’s ion cannons fired bursts of plasma that caused temporary electrical disruptions to their target upon impact.

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