|Type||:||Long range ship launched anti-spaceship torpedo.|
|Service history||:||(A,B) 2024-2033, SC Aerospace Forces.|
|Warhead||:||(A)||W-159 nuclear reaction warhead.|
|Weight/yield||:||(A)||Selectable from 30 kT to 1 MT.|
|Propulsion||:||Hybrid rocket engine.|
|Guidance||:||Multi spectrum passive/active sensors with permissive action link (PAL).|
|Max speed||:||Mach 10.|
|(space)||10 kps delta-v.|
|Platforms||:||Banshee, Gremlin, Battle, Defender, Tristar, Argonaut classes (SC versions) .|
The Spacelord is a large missile, used primarily by the Banshee, Gremlin, Battle, Defender, Argonaut and Tristar class vessels as a heavy anti-ship missile. The missile had a far higher acceleration and delta-v capacity than the next smaller missile, the RMS-3, and advanced penetration aids and target acquisition sensors, increasing the chances of a hit.
In battle against the Robotech Masters, the Spacelord was not as effective as had been hoped, although the extreme close quarters of this combat did nullify the missiles' advantages. Against the Invid, the Spacelords' performance is unknown, as no survivors from the Earth ships that attacked the Invid main host during the invasion survived to tell the tale. Against the Zentraedi, the performance was excellent, but ironically, few Zentraedi targets were ever engaged by these missiles.
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