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This article is about the artillery weapon. You may be looking for the personal blast cannon.
A Republic cannon manned by clones.
A blaster cannon.

A blaster cannon, also known as a flash cannon, was a limited-range heavy artillery variant of the handheld blaster. Blaster cannons were commonly fitted aboard atmospheric vehicles.[1]

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Characteristics

Blaster cannons were powered by power packs of ionized cryogenic cells. Unlike laser cannons, blaster cannons could be set at various levels of damage, ranging from stun to full power. Aside, there existed several designations of blaster cannon strength, including light blaster cannons, medium blaster cannons, and heavy blaster cannons.[2] Blaster cannons were commonly less powerful than laser cannons, though were quite effective during atmospheric combat, especially against ground troops and vehicles.[1]

Usage

Notable military vehicles that utilized blaster cannons in their arsenal included the military version Seraph-class urban landspeeder produced by SoroSuub Corporation[1], All Terrain Scout Transports and 74-Z speeder bikes of the Galactic Empire, as well as the TIE/In interceptor. The Arakyd Industries Viper probe droid was similarly equipped with a blaster cannon.[3]

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Appearances

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  • The Betrayal of Darth Revan
  • Star Wars: Starfighter
  • Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace novel
  • Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
  • Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace junior novel
  • LEGO Star Wars: The Video Game (Non-canonical appearance)
  • LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga (Non-canonical appearance)
  • Star Wars: Battlefront
  • Star Wars: Battlefront II
  • Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars (film)
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars video game
  • Jedi Trial
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "The Hidden Enemy"
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Landing At Point Rain"
  • Star Wars The Clone Wars Volume 2: Crash Course
  • Yoda: Dark Rendezvous (Mentioned only)
  • Boba Fett: Pursuit
  • Han Solo's Revenge
  • Dark Forces: Soldier for the Empire / audio
  • Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (First appearance)
  • LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy (Non-canonical appearance)
  • Allegiance
  • Star Wars: Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader
  • Star Wars: Rogue Squadron III: Rebel Strike
  • Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
  •  "All the Extras" - Shadows of the Empire Sourcebook (Mentioned only)
  • Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
  • Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds
  • "The Battle of Cadinth" - Star Wars Galaxy 2
  • X-wing: Isard's Revenge
  • Darksaber

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Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
  2. Dark Empire Sourcebook
  3. Galaxy Guide 3: The Empire Strikes Back
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