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Bomber Squadron   Bomber Wing


The Bomber Wing is launched from the Fleet Bay. It is outfitted with high-power Explosive weapons for maximum damage.
  — In-Game Description 

Stats

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II
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III
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SPECIFICATIONS Notepad
DPS 78 Ex 110 Ex 154 Ex
Mass 468 t 654 t 918 t
Flight Time 25 s
Scramble 9,000 m
Speed 1,500 m/s
Health 750
Module XP 14,304 XP 19,107 XP 25,365 XP
BLUEPRINT CompleteBlueprint
Arms Lab Required VI VIII X
EQUIP ModuleRefit
Time Time 1h 14m 50s 11h 14m 00s 22h 27m 50s
Mineral Ore MineralOre 1,726,517 7,456,974 10,494,921
Antimatter Antimatter 191,834 1,864,244 3,498,308


General


Should your base encounter hostiles, the Bomber Wing is equipped with Explosive damage, and launches directly from your fleet bay.
  — Sybil 


The Bomber Wing is a Bomber Squadron designed to be used in bases, popular amongst medium-level players.

It flies directly towards targets that enter its scramble range. In combat, it looks identical to the Bomber Squadron but has a stronger orange aura.

Strategy and Setup

Advantages

Bomber Wings share the same advantages as Bomber Squadrons, with superior firepower and health. They are also great at depleting the shields of sniper decoys, which often use Repulsor Shields as they are mostly hit by Kinetic turrets.

Disadvantages

Bomber Wings are fairly massive, reducing the amount of armor and shields you could equip otherwise.

Bomber Wings can be easily exploited by a certain tactic: park a line of destroyers such that the Fleet Bay, Ship Factory or Bridge lies just outside their maximum range, allowing the wings to launch, then shoot through them and damage it and/or nearby modules. This allows snipers to destroy structures that are otherwise impossible to hit without return fire.

Trivia

  • The Bomber Squadron is the first base squadron introduced to the game.

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