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Keldabe-class battleship
Production information
Manufacturer
Model

Keldabe-class battleship[1]

Class
Cost

200,000,000 credits[3]

Technical specifications






Hyperdrive rating

Class 2 (backup class 10)[1]

Armament
Complement
Crew

6,000[1]

Passengers

1,000[1]

Cargo capacity

20,000 tons[1]

Consumables

2 years[1]

Usage
Availability

Restricted[1]

Role(s)

Battleship[2]

Era(s)
Affiliation
"Battleship standing by..."
―The captain of a Keldabe battleship[src]

The Keldabe-class battleship was one of several different warship classes utilized by Tyber Zann's faction and others in the Galactic Civil War. At least one vessel of this class was employed by the Mandalorians during the Galactic Civil War.

Description

Dimensions

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A Keldabe-class battleship under attack by a flight of B-wing starfighters.

Like the Crusader-class corvette, the Keldabe-class battleship was a Mandal Hypernautics design.[1] It was named after Mandalore's capital, Keldabe. Like the Mandalorian corvette, the battleship design was marked by sharp edges similar to the ancient Mandalorian Kandosii-type dreadnaught.[4] Atop the main superstructure was a tower similar in design to the Galactic Empire's Star Destroyers.[2]

Offensive and defensive systems

Ships of the class were able to compete with the Galactic Empire's Imperial-class Star Destroyers. Keldabes were armed with turbolasers, ion cannons, and a special mass driver weapon capable of firing directly through enemy shields. The mass drivers were located in between the two engine systems and at the front of the ship.[2]

An interesting facet of the ship's design was that they were capable of actually leeching energy from enemy vessels and shields to power its own weapon systems using technology acquired from the Alliance to Restore the Republic via the black market .[2]

Overall, the battleship was approximately a third more powerful than the Consortium's Aggressor-class Star Destroyer, but this also led each battleship to be much more expensive.[2]

History

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Rear view of a Keldabe-class battleship.

The Zann Consortium obtained the Keldabe-class battleship after its pirates extorted plans from Mandal Hypernautics. Tyber Zann, although annoyed by the pirate's disobeying of his orders to leave the shipyards alone, nonetheless added the Keldabe-class to his fleet, after executing the offending ship captain. Keldabe-class battleships were later used in many Consortium operations, such as the Battle for the Eclipse.[2]

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Appearances

Sources

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Starfighters
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M12-L Kimogila heavy fighter · Mando-Verpine Assault Fighter
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Patrol ships
Pursuer-class enforcement ship
Gunships
Teroch-type gunship
Corvettes
Crusader-class corvette
Cruisers
Mandalorian cruiser · Mandalorian warship
Venator-class Star Destroyer
Battleships
Jehavey'ir-type assault ship · Kandosii-type dreadnaught · Keldabe-class battleship
Kyramud-type battleship · Spirit of Vengeance
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