|Antares Series AS-17 C3ISR Satellite|
|Use|| Surveillance |
Command & Control
|Tech Base||Inner Sphere|
|Chassis Type (Size)||Satellite (Medium)|
|Station Keeping Thrust||.1G (.02G Flank)|
The Antares Series AS-17 C3ISR Satellite is a military surveillance satellite constructed by Sorcerer Technologies of the Federated Suns. Part of series of satellites built over time for AFFS. The AS-17 C3ISR is not only used by the military, but also House Davion's MIIO branch. The satellite is designed for multiple roles such as; Recon, Command & Control, Communications, intelligence gathering, & surveillance.
These satellite are designed to be deployed over a target world or area and be recovered once its mission is completed. The AS-17 is designed work with constellation or group of same model satellite to give wide spread coverage over a world.
Equipment and Capabilities
The AS-17 features a armored satellite chassis with 2 tons of BAR 10 grade armor to protected it from attack.
It is equipped with a powerful hyperspectral camera, which ignore effects of concealment used by mimetic armor, ECM, and standard camouflage. It is also equipped with Look-Down Radar, Infrared Imager and High-Rez Image cameras. The craft has 10 tons worth of Communication Equipment which gives the user powerful relay as well immunity from enemy units from trying to exploit the AS-17 capacities.
To prevent its high-tech equipment from being captured, the AS-17 is equipped with self-destruct mechanism.
As of this writing there is no published record sheet for the Antares Satellite.
- Handbook: House Davion, p. 199, "Background information on AS-17 satellite".