Background: PDS is THE first and original wartime simulation mod that brings out the flavour of naval warfare in a real time 3D setting. Units, weapons, tactics all based on our present and future concepts of warfighting. If you like watching space operas and reading David Weber, this mod is for you! We might be restarting development (PDS V13) for an even more comprehensive tactical combat experience. A lot of mods out there borrow from us - we don't have a credits list but just ask around.

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Description

PDS's version of the classic HW2 Alpha Dust
Wars fast strike corvette.

Now in beta 7.1 replacing the light escort
corvette slot. Enjoy. Loadout was slightly
modified in extensive combat testing, the ventral
autocannon turret was removed in favour of a
single large anti-starship missile. Has lots of
directed energy weapons and employs expendable
cyrogenic coolant for heat management (thus it
looks like an A-10 when it attacks with
plascannons).

Production model has:

1x centreline anti starship heavy missile
1x 6 GW plasma heavy repeater cannon
2x dorsal 50mm point defense autocannons
5x hardpoints for mediumweight external stores
(currently 3x AC100 gunpod, 2x 2GW cyrocooled
plasma cannons)
4x hardpoints for heavyweight external stores
(currently 3x 8 round 275mm Metal Storm assault
pods and one 8 round Standard Missile III-ER pod)

Benefits from advanced active cancellation ECM
technology (as with Avenger Scout fighter),
providing 70% bonus vs standard sensors.

Full details here.

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