With a growing demand for a point-defense system that would provide adequate defense against Shey fighters, gunships, and frigates, the Rachneed corporation introduced the AM-42 Plasma turret in 2338

Technical specificationsEdit

The Plasma turret is only six meters long and three meters wide. It had a yield of 75 exajoules per shot, just enough to take out Shey lance-fighters with two shots. Though the military only wanted a reliable point defense weapon, Rachneed took it a step further, giving the gun an effective range of 5,000 meters, meaning it could be used for, relatively (considering many battle consisted of slugging matches between A.Ipiloted Battleships from distances of over 150,000 kilometers and A.I piloted frigates zipping around at relativistic speeds.