Characters

Admiral Adama

The Admiral of the fleet and commanding officer of the battlestar Galactica is an experienced, pragmatic leader who does not stand on ceremony. Above all, he considers his crew to be his family.

Kara Thrace 'Starbuck'

The fleet's most talented, passionate and rebellious Viper pilot (callsign "Starbuck").

Lee Adama 'Apollo'

In a morally ambiguous world, Apollo aspires to do the right thing, often at any cost. Son of Admiral Adama, Apollo possesses thoughtful rationality and a strong code of ethics.

Galen Tyrol 'Chief'

The Galactica's unpretentious deck chief always stands up for the little guy especially if that means safeguarding the welfare of his enlisted crew.

Strike Craft

Viper Mk II

Although designed over 40 years ago, the Viper Mk II remains an outstanding interceptor and space superiority fighter that's proved more than capable of matching the Cylon Raider in speed, agility and firepower. Recently, several of the fleet's Vipers have been rigged with small FTL drives to allow long-range operations.

As an Interceptor, the Viper Mk II can be equipped with more engine systems than other strike craft, increasing its already impressive performance.

Raptor

The eyes and ears of the Colonial Fleet, the Raptor is designed for rapid reconnaissance and combat support and coordination via its impressive sensor and communications suite. It can also be equipped with a variety of light autocannon and missile pods for both defensive and offensive operations.

As a Command ship, the Raptor can be equipped with more computer systems than other strike craft, increasing its electronic warfare and support capabilities.

Rhino

An extremely rugged and heavily armored strike craft, only a small number of Rhinos have so far been discovered by the Colonial Fleet, and bringing them back into service requires a significant investment of time and resources. However, their ability to withstand incredible punishment has already made them highly valued.

As an Assault ship, the Rhino can be equipped with more hull systems than other strike craft, further increasing its toughness and defensive capabilities.

Escorts

Scythe

The smallest of the three classes of abandoned escorts that the ground crews of the Galactica and Pegasus have so far managed to salvage, repair and bring back into service, over half of the Scythe's hull is taken up by its tylium reactors and drive assembly. The resulting high thrust-to-mass ratio allows rapid response to incoming threats and lightning strikes against the enemy.

As an Interceptor, the Scythe can be equipped with more engine systems than other escorts, increasing its already impressive performance.

Glaive

More advanced than the other two abandoned escort classes reclaimed by the Colonial Fleet, the Glaive is a compact, powerful design incorporating extensive electronic suites and computer hardware. Only a small number have been discovered, drifting derelict in space near the wreckage of a small asteroid base.

As a Command ship, the Glaive can be equipped with more computer systems than other escorts, increasing its electronic warfare and support capabilities.

Maul

Sturdy and solidly built, the Maul is the largest of the three classes of abandoned escorts that the Colonial Fleet has managed to recover and retrofit for service. Its reinforced hull and heavy armor plating make it ideally suited to close escort and guard duties.

As an Assault ship, the Maul can be equipped with more hull systems than other escorts, further increasing its toughness and defensive capabilities.

Halberd

Recently discovered in a sealed hangar in the Delta Canopis base, the Halberd appears to have been a further evolution of the design principles of the Glaive. Instead of focusing on electronic support and warfare, however, this fast and powerful ship is capable of being configured for a variety of tactical applications.

As a Multi-role attack ship, the Halberd can be equipped with a more balanced selection of Hull, Engine and Computer systems than other escorts.

Line Ships

Aesir

The most advanced line ship design so far recovered by the Colonial Fleet, the Aesir features high output reactors and drive assemblies that, when repaired and re-aligned, produce incredible thrust for a ship of its size.

As a Heavy Interceptor, the Aesir can be equipped with more engine systems than other line ships, increasing its already impressive performance.

Vanir

The distinctive twin-hull design of the Vanir incorporates multiple sensor and emitter grids in a paired configuration that, when restored to working order by the ground crews of the Galactica and Pegasus, have proved to be extremely powerful and effective.

As a Heavy Command vessel, the Vanir can be equipped with more computer systems than other line ships, increasing its electronic warfare and support capabilities.

Jotunn

The largest abandoned ship class that the Colonial Fleet has so far managed to recover and return to service, the Jotunn's massive construction and capability to advance under the most withering fire has already earned it a reputation as a 'baby battlestar'.

As a Heavy Assault vessel, the Jotunn can be equipped with more hull systems than other line ships, further increasing its toughness and defensive capabilities.

Gungnir

Only a handful of Gungnir class line ships have been recovered by Colonial forces, and all have suffered heavy damage from what appears to have been the last major battle fought in the sector before it was abandoned. Although they require massive investment to bring back into service, these formidable warships are capable of being configured for a variety of tactical applications and have few weaknesses.

As a Multi-role heavy attack vessel, the Gungnir can be equipped with a more balanced selection of Hull, Engine and Computer systems than other line ships.