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Mandator I-class Star Dreadnaught
Production information
Manufacturer

Kuat Drive Yards[1]

Product line

Star Dreadnoughts[1]

Model

Mandator I-class Star Dreadnaught[1]

Class

Star Dreadnaught[1]

Technical specifications
Length

Between 3,200[2][3] and 12,000 meters.[4]

Hyperdrive system

Equipped with limited-range hyperdrive.[1]

Armament

Equipped[1]

Usage
Role(s)
Year introduced

<39 BBY[5]

Era(s)

Rise of the Empire era[1]

Affiliation

The massive Mandator I-class Star Dreadnaught was a KDY warship.

Contents

Characteristics

The Mandator I-class was a multi-mile long warship in the Star Destroyer design family.[2][3] It had a main reactor large enough to protrude from the "belly" of the ship, similar to the ventral bulb of the later Imperial-class Star Destroyer.[1] The original Mandator model was equipped with a limited-range hyperdrive that restricted it from transgalactic travel.[1]

History

In the last decades of the Galactic Republic, the Mandator-class was developed and produced by KDY. Star Dreadnaughts of this class helped form the Kuat Sector's defense fleet, working alongside Procurator-class Star Battlecruisers,[1] to protect against invasion.[5][6]

The ships continued service in the Galactic Empire, as Kuat's security forces were Imperialized and augmented at the Empire's founding to ensure continued military ship-production.[7] Unlike their starfighter lines, the Mandator design was still part of Kuat's bountiful ship catalogue decades later.[2]

Behind the scenes

Its name comes from the Latin word Mandatum, which means either "command" or "order".[8]

In an official interview with TheForce.Net, author Curtis Saxton described the ships in Kuat's sector fleets as comparable to the later vessels of the Galactic Empire, but limited to local hyperdrive-ranges.[3]

Sources

Notes and references

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 Attack of the Clones: Incredible Cross-Sections p. 23
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Attack of the Clones: Incredible Cross-Sections p. 11
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Curtis Saxton interview on TheForce.net
  4. Jaws of the Sarlacc describes the Sarlacc Project as the biggest warship design of its time.
  5. 5.0 5.1 The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia vol. II p. 285
  6. The Essential Atlas p. 13
  7. The Force Unleashed Campaign Guide p. 157
  8. Latin-to-English dictionary

External links

  • Curtis Saxton TheForce.Net interview
Kuat capital ship classes
Carriers
Escort
Assault ships
Acclamator I-class - Acclamator II-class
Corvettes
Broadside-class cruiser kdb-1
Frigates
Ardent-class - Class 1000 cruiser - Corona-class
Dragon-class heavy cruiser - EF76 Nebulon-B - Enforcer-class picket cruiser
Lancer-class - MedStar-class - Nebulon-B2
Pelta-class - Star Galleon-class - Zebulon-B
Destroyers/Star Destroyers
Gladiator-class - Imperial I-class - Imperial II-class
Interdictor - Kuat - Multi kilometer-long type
Pellaeon-class - Storm Fleet - Tector-class
Venator-class - Victory I-class - Victory II-class
Cruisers
KDY light - Kuat heavy
Battlecruisers/Star Battlecruisers
Imperial - Procurator-class - Vengeance
Battleships/Star Dreadnoughts
Eclipse-class - Executor-class - Mandator I-class
Mandator II-class - Sovereign-class
Production facilities
Arc Hammer
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