Hyena Class Bomber

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Hyena Class Bomber


The Hyena-class Droid Bomber, commonly known simply as the Hyena Bomber, is a multi-purpose missile platform produced by the Confederacy of Independent Systems during The Clone Wars. These bombers were designed and constructed by Baktoid Armor Workshop, the same company responsible for the Variable Geometry Self-Propelled Battle Droid, Mark I, commonly known as the Vulture droid. With a similar design ethos, the Hyena-class bomber shared the vulture droids' ability to transform between walking and flight modes, albeit being larger in size and specifically designed for bombing runs.

This type of starship is equipped with heavy proton bombs, primarily used for bombardment missions against enemy ground assets such as bases, infantry formations, and armored columns. It also carries concussion missiles and has a pair of laser cannons for self-defense, making it a volatile force on the battlefield. A deadly and versatile machine, the Hyena-class bomber was more than capable of holding its own in a dogfight against lighter craft.

Unlike many of the other droid forces deployed by the Separatists, Hyena-class Droid Bombers do not possess a full droid brain. Rather, they are guided by a rudimentary droid intelligence similar to those found in missiles or other guided ordnance. This restricted intelligence means that the Hyena Bombers aren't capable of independent action and are entirely reliant on control ships or local commanders for mission orders. However, this also made the Hyena Bombers immune to many traditional forms of electronic warfare.

The Hyena bombers were prominently featured in the Clone Wars, used effectively by the Confederacy in several key battles. Despite the cessation of the use of droid units after the war, remnant Separatist forces or modern pirates, mercenaries and insurgents continue to employ Hyena bombers for their destructive capabilities.

the Hyena Class Bomber was a fearsome instrument of the Confederacy of Independent Systems during the Clone Wars, designed for efficient and deadly bombing runs on enemy positions and assets. Though their intelligence is minimal, their diverse arsenal and multipurpose design have ensured that they remain a notable combat unit in the Star Wars universe long after the fall of their original creators.

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