"Very high speed turrets and targeting systems fitted with small-bore, rapid-fire weapons. They are intended to track and engage incoming missiles and torpedoes as well as threatening mines and asteroids."This technology unlocks Laser Point Defense and Gauss Point Defense turrets for installation in small mounts. It also unlocks the Point Defense Mission Section for Destroyers and Cruisers. All of these unlocks will help your fleets destroy small objects such as Drones, Missiles, Torpedoes, Mines, some Asteroids, Silicoids, and Locusts. This tech node is vital for negating standoff tactics, as well as for defending invasion fleets against planetary missile defenses. The node is a dead end, it will not unlock any other technology.
The technology will cost as much as 22,500 or as little as 7,500, depending on chance.
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