The Imperial Heavy Cruiser is an improved version of the Cruisers used by the Galactic Empire. It was equipped with heavier armor as well as two laser cannons. It was primarily used and developed for shore bombardment and the shelling of enemy fleets.
Behind the scenesEdit
Heavy Cruisers appear in the 2001 video game Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds and its 2002 expansion pack Clone Campaigns.