Colossus

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Argon Colossus
ClassM1 Carrier
Buy:Federation Overwatch @67,823,098 Cr
Speed (Min-Max)49.4 - 79.1 m/s
Acceleration (Min-Max)3.92 - 6.27 m/s2
Steering (Min-Max)0.41 - 0.66 RPM
Hull Strength400,000 / 4,000,000 (AP)
Max. Shield (Total)3 x 2 GJ (6,000 MJ)
Shield Reactor8,200 MW
Cargo Class (Min-Max)8,800 - 8,800 @ XL
Laser Capacitor53,200 MJ
Laser Recharge797 MW
                                                                                                         Front x 4
                                                                                                         Right x 4
                                                                                                         Rear x 4
                                                                                                         Left x 4
                                                                                                         Top x 2
                                                                                                         Bottom x 2
Docking
60 M3+-M5
Argon Colossus Hauler
ClassM1 Carrier
Speed (Min-Max)49 - 79.1 m/s
Acceleration (Min-Max)3 - 6 m/s2
Steering (Min-Max)0.4 - 0.7 RPM
Hull Strength200,000 / 2,000,000 (AP)
Max. Shield (Total)6 x 1 GJ (6,000 MJ)
Shield Reactor4,100 MW
Cargo Class (Min-Max)8,800 - 8,800 @ XL
Laser Capacitor53,200 MJ
Laser Recharge797 MW
                                                                                                         Front x 4
                                                                                                         Right x 4
                                                                                                         Rear x 4
                                                                                                         Left x 4
                                                                                                         Top x 2
                                                                                                         Bottom x 2
Docking
60 M3+-M5

Contents

[edit] Overview

The Argon Colossus is an excellent carrier-class ship. With moderate armament for a Commonwealth ship, moderate speed, and moderate shielding, its 60 docking bays make it the second largest carrier after the Raptor.

The Argon One, flagship of the Argon fleet, is of this class and can be found patrolling Argon Prime. The Yaki Shuri is also a Colossus-class ship.

[edit] Background

The Colossus is the main carrier of the Argon military. As new technologies have been developed in recent years, the design has undergone several major overhauls. With a large hangar capacity for fighters, strong shielding and numerous turret batteries, the Colossus is one of the most powerful vessels in the Argon fleet. Argon One, the flagship of the Argon fleet, maintains a dominant presence in Argon Prime.

[edit] Variants

[edit] Colossus

The standard version of the ship.

[edit] Colossus Hauler

This appears in game files, but does not spawn in Terran Conflict. It spawns in Albion Prelude, but only in War sectors, much like the ATF Valhalla. It utilizes 1 GJ Shields instead of the usual 2 GJ Shields, but the maximum shield strength still adds up to 6 GJ. It also features a weaker hull. It is otherwise identical to the standard ship.

[edit] Physical Characteristics

The Colossus is mid-sized, and of the rounded-edge cuboidal construction typical of Argon capital ships.

[edit] Combat

Whilst capable of brushing off fighter attacks, the Colossus, like other carriers, is not capable of taking a fight to another capital ship.

An M1 should never be fielded without escort, and survivability of the Colossus increases dramatically if there are M6s or M7s defending it whilst it launches its fighters.

[edit] Equipment

Missiles

[edit] Availability

The Colossus Hauler is not available for sale.

The Colossus is available at all Argon shipyards:

[edit] Suggested Roles

The Colossus is a great fleet carrier; it hangars a large wing of fighters and has good all round characteristics.

Excels at:

  • OOS Patrol Vessel (Note: One could say that it is overkill, but if fielded it will take a long time to take down)
  • Carrier
  • Strike Group Flagship
  • Refuelling station
  • Sector Denial

Poor as:

  • Capital Ship Combat Vessel
  • Rapid Response force
  • Hit and Run tactics

[edit] See Also


Ships by Class
Capital  M1M2 / M2+M7 / M7M / M7C
Escort  M6 / M6+M8
Fighter  M3 / M3+M4 / M4+M5
Transport  TLTS / TS+TPTM
M1 Ships
Argon  Colossus
ATF  OdinWoden
Boron  Shark
Goner  AranMobile Repair Ship
Kha'ak  Kha'ak CarrierHive Queen
OTAS  none
Paranid  Zeus
Pirate  Galleon
Split  Raptor
Teladi  Condor
Terran  #decaTokyo
Xenon  J
Yaki  HoshiShuri
Argon Navigation
Core Sectors Argon Prime | Herron's Nebula | Home of Light | Legend's Home | Light of Heart | Montalaar | Omicron Lyrae | Red Light | Ringo Moon | The Wall
Border Sectors Aladna Hill | Albion Alpha | Albion Beta | Albion Delta | Albion Gamma | Akeela's Beacon | Antigone Memorial | Argon Sector M148 | Belt of Aguilar | Black Hole Sun | Cloudbase North West | Cloudbase South East | Cloudbase South West | Circle Of Labour | Elena's Fortune | Elysium of Light | Interworlds | Getsu Fune | Midnight Star | Nathan's Voyage | Nyana's Hideout | Ore Belt | Power Circle | President's End | The Hole | Three Worlds | Treasure Chest | Wastelands
Capital Ships M1: Colossus | M2: Titan | M2+: None | M7: Cerberus | M7C: Griffon | M7M: Minotaur
Fighters M3: Nova | M3+: Eclipse | M4: Buster | M4+: Elite | M5: Arrow, Discoverer, Starburst
Escort Ships M6: Centaur | M6+: Heavy Centaur | M8: Gladiator
Transports TL: Mammoth | TM: Magnetar | TP: Express, Phantom | TS: Mercury | TS+: Lotan
Shipyards Argon Prime | Argon Sector M148 | Cloudbase South East | Legend's Home | Light of Heart | Omicron Lyrae
Racial Wares Argnu Beef | Cloth Rimes | Meatsteak Cahoonas | Space Fuel