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The KX9 laser cannon was a powerful laser cannon produced by the Taim & Bak weapons company and could operate both in and out of space. They were considerably more powerful than those on the various TIE models.
The laser cannon was used in the T-65 X-wing starfighter. Four of these laser cannons, one mounted at the end of each of the X-wing's S-foils, provided the starfighter with considerable punch. Located near the tip of the KX9 was a magnetic flashback suppressor, which stopped any overcharged blasts from damaging the cannon. These powerful cannons could be fired singularly, in offset pairs, or all at once.
The laser cannons appeared again during the Battle of Hoth on the T-65's, which were escorting the rebel transports past the Imperial fleet and the AT-AT's which were assaulting the Rebel ground base.
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