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Shortly after the Sternensturm, the light fighter would soon prove its value in 3099, when it was utilized against [[Clan Jade Falcon]] forces conducting an exploratory raid on [[Graus]]. Assigned to the [[2nd Donegal Guards]], the fighter made a big showing by providing ground support fire against [[3rd Falcon Talon (Clan Jade Falcon)|3rd Falcon Talons]].<ref>''Technical Readout: 3145 Lyran Commonwealth'', p. 48 Sternensturm - Background and brief history</ref>
==Weapons and Equipment==
The Sternensturm is capable of high speed and is utilized as interceptor thanks to its Pitban 320-Rated [[Extra-Light Fusion Engine]]. The craft's airframe is capable of handling 10 tons worth of
Omni Podded weapons and equipment. Thickly armored for a light aerospace fighter, the craft's hull is protected with 11.5 tons of Donegal Omni-Sheath Heavy Ferro-Aluminum. Like most aerospace craft, the fighter's armor is thickest in its nose, while its aft receives an modest amount of armor.
The Fighter's Primary Configuration consists of intermediate and short ranged weaponry. Three Extended-Range Medium Lasers found in the craft's nose. Each of its wing's mounts a single 4-tubed Streak Short-Range Missile launch, while hull carries a single ton of ammunition.<ref>''Technical Readout: 3145 Lyran Commonwealth'', pp. 48-49 Sternensturm - Stats</ref>
*;Alt. Config. A : This [[Technology Rating|advanced]] tech configuration of the Sternensturm has a singular, but powerful [[ER PPC|Extended Range PPC]] which is augmented by an [[PPC Capacitor]]. BV(2.0) = 1,693<ref>''Technical Readout: 3145 Lyran Commonwealth'', pp. 49 & 107 Sternensturm - A Configuration.</ref><ref>''Record Sheets: 3145 Unabridged'', p. 321</ref>
*;Alt. Config. B : Capable of effectively undertaking escort duty and screening missions, the B Configuration armed four [[Anti-Missile Systems]] split between its wings. In addition, the fighter mounts a [[Guardian ECM Suite]] and [[Beagle Active Probe]] give it additional electronics warfare capacities. This Sternensturm configuration's offensive weaponry
consists of four ER Medium Lasers. BV(2.0) = 1,512<ref>''Technical Readout: 3145 Lyran Commonwealth'', pp. 49 & 108 Sternensturm - B Configuration.</ref><ref>''Record Sheets: 3145 Unabridged'', p. 322</ref>
The name Sternensturm translates from German language as Star Storm.
The Sternensturm has the following [[Design Quirk]]:
*[[Easy to Pilot]]