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Ganba Destroyer by StarSword-C Ganba Destroyer by StarSword-C
H.A.V.O.K. Destroyer, Ganvor-class
Fire Support Vessel, Ganbar Imperial Fleet

The Ganvor-class H.A.V.O.K. Destroyer is a powerhouse light capital ship that excels at search-and-destroy missions due to its high speed and long range. Capable of dancing in and out of enemy gunfire, its craggy hull conceals an array of weapons that is quite impressive for a vessel of its size. Though little match for the larger Galactic capital ships, it makes hash out of pirates and frigates.

It's a smallish vessel at only 635 meters (compared to 4700 for the command cruiser), and was designed without any measure of aesthetics in mind. Like most large Ganba ships it looks like a stick with the engines on the aft end.

My original Ganvor-class destroyer model was based on a clump of LEGOs my brother was using as a gun turret of sorts. After finishing the Krogon-class escort carrier, however, I went back and severely altered it to its current form purely because I thought it was ugly. I raised the height of the command deck and added an additional section to the bow. Then I started on weaponry, since the model is small enough for them to be visible. The Ganvor-class mounts a single fixed neutron beam at the bow, and six mass driver turrets along its flanks and at the stern. (Thanks go to Meaker VI for the components I used.)
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spyderrock48 Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2011
greeble greeble greeble :P
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Broadshore Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great job on your scene. What CGI Program did you use?
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StarSword-C Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks, and Google SketchUp 8 free version.
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Broadshore Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow! I gotta check that out.
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Comikidd Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2011
jimminy christmas what detail!
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StarSword-C Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Yes, I'm very pleased with it. Far and away better than the original.
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Satoshi-Vampire190 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2011
Is a increible Space Ship...

Very detail...and the diseng is similar to the ships UNSC or the Battle Star...but I like is greath job.
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StarSword-C Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you!

I never noticed the similarity to Battlestars before, but you have a point there. Particularly the outriggers amidships.

As for UNSC ships, maybe. I guess it's the cragginess and blockiness.
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