Active flare launcher
Launches flares that distract the guidance systems of incoming missiles and PD weapons. The flares also track missiles and any missile impacting a flare will be destroyed.

–In-Game Description

This ship system is known to be used on the following ships:


The number of flares launched at a time is based on the number of hidden flare launchers mounted in each hull type. This system is similar but subtly different to the Flare Launcher or Decoy Flare Launcher systems, which have flares but different behaviour.

Change History Edit


  • Tempest: Ship system is now "Active Flare Launcher"
    • Modified to have unlimited uses and slightly improved flare speed
  • Apogee: replaced ship system with Active Flare Launcher (2x)

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Up to date for version 0.8.1a-RC8