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The Spacecraft and Vehicles of Rogue One

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

Hi-Res Version

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.


Hi-Res Version

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…

Art of Star Wars Celebration 2016

Star Wars.com have launched the official key art and poster for Star Wars Celebration Europe 2016, the poster features the heroes and villains of Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

Star Wars Celebration 2016 Key Art
Star Wars Celebration 2016 Key Art

As you can see from the image above, the art features the cast of The Force Awakens looking stoic, along with a beautiful rendering of the characters of Rogue One. Alongside the Rogue One cast are a squadron of death troopers — the black-armored stormtroopers seen in the film’s trailer — and the first clear look at the brand new Shoretrooper on the bottom left. Also on the poster is a new class of AT-AT: the AT-ACT, or All Terrain Armored Cargo Transport.

Star Wars Celebration 2016 Key Art Header 2

The key art will be featured on merchandise throughout Celebration, and available to purchase as a poster at Star Wars Celebration Europe which will be held on July 15-17 in London, England, at the ExCel, featuring three full days of entertainment, celebrity appearances, interactive events, sneak peeks, and more from everyone’s favorite galaxy far, far away.