| Governing aptitude: Technology|
A baseline knowledge of physics, though not enough to crate the technology from scratch, is required to make some of the modifications to ship systems.
|Upgrade per Rank||+1% flux capacity (per rank, all ships in fleet)|
|Hull mods||Stabilized Shields (1)|
|Front Shield Generator (3)|
|Advanced Optics (7)|
|Hardened Shields (10)|