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Dual Flak Cannon
Double flak cannon turret
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General Information
Mount Medium, Ballistic
Primary Role Point Defense
Ordnance points 12
DPS 455
Damage type Fragmentation
Range 400
Flux/sec 152
Accuracy Medium
Turn rate Excellent
Shots/min 182
Damage 150
An upgraded, viciously effective dual mount of the Flak Cannon. Nicknamed "The Widowmaker" for its ability to tear apart incoming fighters.

Just like the standard flak cannon, this weapon devastates smaller fighter and missile targets, firing two 40mm proximity fuse fitted rounds. Shaped dispersal ensures dual detonation and a higher kill radius of up to 60 meters. Fighter craft are rarely launched against ships that are fitted with this weapon system, out of fear of what it can do. Excellent rate of fire and turret turn rate.

–In-Game Description

The Dual Flak Cannon is a medium point defense weapon with area-of-effect fragmentation damage. It is the strongest ballistic PD weapon in the game.

NotesEdit

Compared to the Flak Cannon, it actually fires three times as fast, but each shot does only 75% of the damage (for a net 2.275 times the DPS) and the range is shorter. It is among the best PD weapons on a per-mount basis, but the single Flak Cannon may be preferable as it offers sufficient point defense for a lower OP cost.

Weapons
Ballistic Small Light Assault Gun · Light Autocannon · Light Dual Autocannon · Light Dual Machine Gun · Light Machine Gun · Light Mortar · Light Needler · Railgun · Standard Bomb Bay · Vulcan Cannon
Medium Arbalest Autocannon · Assault Chaingun · Dual Flak Cannon · Flak Cannon · Heavy Autocannon · Heavy Machine Gun · Heavy Mauler · Heavy Mortar · Heavy Needler · Hypervelocity Driver · Thumper
Large Devastator Cannon · Gauss Cannon · Hellbore Cannon · Hephaestus Assault Gun · Mark IX Autocannon · Mjolnir Cannon · Storm Needler
Energy Small Antimatter Blaster · Burst PD Laser · Ion Cannon · IR Pulse Laser · LR PD Laser · Mining Laser · PD Laser · Tactical Laser
Medium Graviton Beam · Heavy Blaster · Heavy Burst Laser · Ion Beam · Ion Pulser · Mining Blaster · Phase Lance · Pulse Laser
Large Autopulse Laser · Guardian PD System · High Intensity Laser · Plasma Cannon · Tachyon Lance · Thermal Pulse Cannon
Missile Small Annihilator Rocket Launcher · Atropos-class Torpedo (Single) · Atropos-class Torpedo Rack · Hammer-class Torpedo · Harpoon MRM · Harpoon MRM (Single) · Reaper-class Torpedo · Sabot SRM · Sabot SRM (Single) · Salamander MRM · Swarmer SRM Launcher
Medium Annihilator Rocket Pod · Harpoon MRM Pod · Pilum LRM Launcher · Proximity Charge Launcher · Sabot SRM Pod · Salamander MRM Pod · Typhoon Reaper Launcher
Large Cyclone Reaper Launcher · Hammer Barrage · Hurricane MIRV Launcher · Locust SRM Launcher · Squall MLRS

Change History Edit

0.8a

  • Optimized performance of proximity fuse weapons (e.g. flak)


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