A carrier is a category of capital ships common in the Terran Confederation and the Kilrathi Empire. A carrier was the home of starfighters.

Terran carriers had multiple jump engines that left a unique jump trace with recognizable pattern.[1] A carrier had a Bridge with Bridge officers,[2] and a flight deck with flight deck technicians.[3]

The Terran Confederation Armed Forces CommNet served carriers and bases.


Kilrathi fat carriers participated in the McAuliffe Ambush. Some of them belonged to the Second Fleet of the Claw.

Kilrathi carrier forces attacked Hellespont and Tartarus.[4]

2 Kilrathi carriers approached the Tesla system.[5]

Terran carrier classes

Kilrathi classes

See also


  1. Mercedes Lackey and Ellen Guon, Freedom Flight, Chapter 4
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  3. Mercedes Lackey and Ellen Guon, Freedom Flight, Chapter 2
  4. Chris McCubbin, Official Authorized Wing Commander Confederation Handbook, History of the Terran-Kilrathi War
  5. Wing Commander II: Vengeance of the Kilrathi, tesla series (Mission 4)
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