I’m loving the new modified vehicles and spacecraft in Rogue One, especially the Tie Striker and AT-ACT, and Fathead have released some super hi-res images of these new ships and vehicles.
This ‘New’ TIE Striker is new streamlined variant of the TIE line starfighters used by the Galactic Empire for in-atmosphere engagements and the defense of important Imperial bases. Though designed for atmosphere, it can also function in space and accompany traditional TIE fighters. Equipped with advanced high-speed wings, it is faster than the standard TIE/LN starfighter and has an extra pair of laser barrels
Next up is the All Terrain Armored Cargo Transport (AT-ACT) which is a larger version of the standard All Terrain Armored Transport combat walker which features a dedicated cargo bed for the transportation of heavy building materials or combat munitions. It is deployed at major Imperial construction projects, such as shipyards and sprawling research installations.
But the ultimate Star Wars space ‘vehicle/ship/station’ is the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon: a moon-sized space station with the ability to destroy an entire planet. But the Emperor and Imperial officers like Grand Moff Tarkin underestimated the tenacity of the Rebel Alliance, who refused to bow to this technological terror…