Ship Review - Anaconda
This ship is very slow, very unwieldy, very large, and very expensive. Equipment is also pricey, although if you can afford this ship that shouldn't be too much of a problem, and you'll recoup your costs quickly. The cargo bay size means that you'll have to wait around in the station for a while in order to fill the hold. Once off, it's best to stick to safe routes because it's very difficult to get this vessel pointed at an attacker, so whilst pirates might buzz around you like irritating mosquitos they will find a way through your shields in the end.
One oddity of the Anaconda is that the military lasers behave like mining lasers, but with an even slower rate of fire. However, they pack such a punch that they are worth having, particularly on side mountings where a chance blast can make a real difference.
Price Space Range Speed Manvre Lasers Missiles 18695000 cr 245 10 ly 0.14 LM CF 3 4 16 IFF ECM Pulse Beam Military Scoops Escape Hyper Energy Dock GalHyp 300 800 600 800 2500 650 450 800 1900 2000 6000
You'll need most of it too. Docking computers help because this beast turns too slowly to match the station's rotation (which probably explains their price). The poor manoeuvrability mean that despite their odd behaviour military lasers are useful, because you're not going to be able to keep an enemy in your sights for long. The Anaconda can carry a lot of missiles, and needs every single one of them.
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