A heavy fighter that combines devastating strike potential with graceful speed and manoeuvrability, the Thunderbolt forms the bulk of the Imperial Navy's intra-atmosphere fighter aircraft. The Thunderbolt is a true workforce, with a rugged and reliable design both venerated by its crews and respected by its enemies.
The Thunderbolt's versatile array of armaments enable it to tackle all manner of missions. Depending on requirmenets, this can include Titan-hunting and groundstrikes, yet the Thunderbolt's main role id that of an air-superiority fighter, engaging enemy fighters in dogfights or hunting enemy bombers. The Thunderbolt can be further augmented by it's hard-point-mounted bombs or hellstrike missiles, increasing it's strike potential.