STARSHIP TYPES AND SUBTYPES
Every starship has a type and a subtype
. A starship's type represents its relative mass and determines its fighting space (how many 500-foot squares it occupies) on the battle grid. There are five types of starships
: ultralight, light, mediumweight, heavy, and superheavy.
identifies the ship's basic purpose or configuration. Starship
subtypes include the following: fighter, corvette, destroyer, strike cruiser, battleship, and freighter.