FANDOM


Template:Infobox

The Plunkett-class Heavy Artillery Cruiser is a cruiser-class capital ship that served under the Terran Confederation fleet in the Wing Commander universe. The first appearance of these cruisers were in the computer game Wing Commander: Secret Ops.

AboutEdit

These Plunkett cruisers were first seen in Secret Ops. In Secret Ops, Lance Casey and several of his wingmen fly and escort the TCS Tereshkova, a Plunkett-class cruiser, along with two Murphy-class Destroyers to the TCS Cerberus, which was assigned in the Ella system at the current time.

The newer Plunkett-class cruisers are larger, much more powerful cruisers than any cruiser the Confederation ever produced. It measured a massive one thousand and two hundred meters long, which is almost three times the size of the Tallahassee-class Cruiser. These artillery cruisers are also well equipped with heavy duty firepower. A single Plunkett cruiser's arsenal includes twenty-two dual laser turrets, three triple heavy Particle cannons, and a single triple heavy plasma cannon. Its phase shields and extremely well-built armor plating make this cruiser a formidable capital ship to face-off against. The Plunkett cruiser's speed is also a major improvement over past cruiser models. It could reach a maximum velocity of two-hundred and 40 km/s, 90 km/s more than the Confederation Cruisers and 40 km/s more than the Waterloo-class heavy cruiser.

NamesakeEdit

  • The Plunkett-class Heavy Artillery Cruiser is named after artist and designer David Plunkett. David Plunkett worked as an artist for Origin Systems, specifically on Secret Ops.

External linksEdit

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.