The Hammer class of ships are auxiliary vessels used by USSEC Fleet during the early twenty-second century. Designed to be used during the Flood-Fire Wars, the Hammers transport, supply, and support invasion and reinforcing forces. This is one of the few ships of its time that utilized powder-based cannon as its primary weapons, relying more heavily on fighter compliments, and Harpoon (missile) launchers.
The armament of the Hammer is light comparatively, with a majority of the weaponry being a good amount of Eyes.
- Three ultra-heavy 500mm, Magnetic Assist GunS.
- Two torpedo tubes
- One hundred twenty eight Eyes
This is a list of notable Hammers.
- The Ball Peen - One of the first Hammers, conducted merchant marine duties until the Maradon Campaign where it participated in the Maradon Offensive, operating as a deployment platform for the Third Armored Regiment. In 2142 it was retired from military service to be used by the Colonial Ministry.
- The Sledge - A Hammer that fought during the Battle of Mercutio in the outworld territories where it was destroyed by several COAST nuclear mines.