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YV929ArmedTransport-AOR
YV-929 armed freighter
Production information
Manufacturer

Corellian Engineering Corporation[1]

Product line

YV series

Model

YV-929

Class

Transport[1]

Cost
  • 250,000 credits (New)[1]
  • 100,000 credits (Used)[1]
Technical specifications
Length

22 meters[1]

Maximum
atmospheric speed

1000 km/h

Hyperdrive rating
  • Class 2.0[1]
  • Backup Class 12[1]
Hyperdrive system

Equipped[1]

Shielding

Equipped

Navigation system

Equipped

Armament
Crew
Minimum crew

1

Passengers

6[1]

Cargo capacity

150 metric tons[1]

Consumables

3 months[1]

Usage
Role(s)

Freighter

Era(s)
Affiliation


The YV-929 armed freighter was a 22-meter-long light freighter produced by Corellian Engineering Corporation. It used the same forward cockpit structure as the much larger YV-100 light freighter.

Unlike most CEC freighters, which came off the assembly lines with minimal weaponry, the YV-929 was designed from the start to be heavily armed for defense against pirate and Rebel raids, and also featured very strong shields.

The YV-929 was armed with two dual light turbolasers, dual ion cannon turret beneath the cockpit, two triple blasters mounted on stubby wings, and four concussion missile launchers, half of which fired to the aft.

Despite its compact size and heavy armament, the YV-929 was still able to carry 150 metric tons of cargo.

Not surprisingly, the YV-929 was often used by the very Rebels and pirate groups it was designed to defend against. The second most common user of the design was the Corporate Sector Authority.

It was often referred to as a "flying brick". The Empire often sanctioned or fined CEC for selling the freighters to various third parties such as the Rebel Alliance.[2]

YV-929 light freighterEdit

A variant of the YV-929 was produced which reduced the armaments by removing the turbolasers and one of the concussion missile launchers. This version of the craft carried enough consumables for six months of operation.

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