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  Star Wars: Databank | TIE interceptor
A later addition to the TIE starfighter arsenal, the TIE interceptor sports a jagged pair of dagger-like wings, giving it an ultrasleek profile that hints at the blinding speed the fighter possesses.
Unlike the TIE fighter, the interceptor has four powerful laser cannons mounted on the tips of the dagger wings.
TIE interceptors figured prominently in the Battle of Endor.
www.starwars.com /databank/starship/tieinterceptor/index.html   (100 words)

  
 TIE/In starfighter - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki
The TIE Interceptor was identifiable by its arrow-shaped solar collection panels, a distinct difference from the hexagonal solar arrays of its predecessor, the TIE Fighter.
The Interceptor was one of the fastest starfighters in the galaxy at its prime, rivaling or surpassing the Alliance's RZ-1 A-wing interceptor.
Later TIE Interceptor models were modified to carry four blaster cannons, replacing the original wingtip laser cannons, along with twin chin mounted laser cannons.
starwars.wikia.com /wiki/TIE_Interceptor   (1181 words)

  
  Galaxyfaraway.com - Encyclopedia
Faster and more maneuverable than the standard TIE fighter, the TIE Interceptor is the legacy of advances developed for Darth Vader's TIE Advanced X1 Prototype.
The TIE interceptor has more powerful drives than the standard TIE, and is almost as fast as the Alliance's A-wing fighter.
Interceptor pilots rely on their ship's maneuverability and superiority of numbers to survive engagements with better armed and armored Rebel fighters.
www.galaxyfaraway.com /Encyclopedia/tieint.shtml   (199 words)

  
 LEGO Store - TIE Interceptorâ„¢
Blasting out of Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, the TIE Interceptor is the fastest fighter in the Imperial fleet!
Open the cockpit canopy and fold down the instrument panel to put the TIE pilot inside and recreate your favorite classic Star Wars battles!
Must be 18 years or older to purchase online
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 TIE fighter -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The TIE fighter, a fictional starfighter in the (Click link for more info and facts about Star Wars) Star Wars universe, is the standard (A piece of luggage carried on top of a coach) Imperial (Click link for more info and facts about starfighter) starfighter.
TIE is a (Click link for more info and facts about backronym) backronym standing for "Twin (A type of reaction-propulsion engine to propel rockets in space; a stream of positive ions is accelerated to a high velocity by an electric field) Ion Engine".
Individual TIE fighters were weak on their own, although a direct hit on a starfighter or medium transport could damage or destroy it.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/t/ti/tie_fighter2.htm   (665 words)

  
 XWA: Opponent Craft   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
TIE (Twin Ion Engine) fighters are aboard even the smallest cruisers and are stationed at starports and garrison bases across the galaxy.
The TIE fighter is a small ship whose distinguishing feature is the pair of large hexagonal solar array wings on either side of its small, spherical cockpit pod.
After standard TIE fighters weaken the target's defenses, the bombers use their precise targeting computers to disable vital areas such as the shield generators and engines.
www.lucasarts.com /products/alliance/xwa_opponent_craft.htm   (641 words)

  
 TIE Interceptor - VEWiki
When the TIE Interceptor is deployed, it isn't normally to go on 'a mission,' but instead to secure allied space and do routine patrols.
TIE Interceptors normally travel in groups of three or four, or a 'flight', and are assigned a wing mate.
By no means will you ever see a TIE Interceptor of the VEN flying solo- this is extremely foolish and is even punishable by VEN law if it is done to abandon their wing mate.
www.vastempire.com /wiki/index.php?title=TIE_Interceptor   (1601 words)

  
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The maximum speed of the new TIE Interceptor was enhanced by increasing the size of the standard twin ion engines and providing the necessary additional power input by increasing the size of the solar panels.
According to reliable Imperial sources, the new TIE Interceptor is the fastest starfighter in the galaxy.
The number of TIE Interceptors that have actually come off the assembly line is unknown, but sources speculate that a sizeable force is ready to fly.
www.angelfire.com /empire/paxnavy/tieint.html   (497 words)

  
 Tie Interceptor Balance - Petroglyph Forums
TIE pilots who were assigned to Interceptor squadrons had already proven that they could survive tours in standard TIEs and thus were far more skilled.
TIE Fighter-->Two laser cannons>no shielding>Very maneuverable and fast (which made up for their "ability' to be destroyed by even a glancing blow).
The common notion that TIE interceptors have only four cannons is due to the omission of small parts for the guns on the cockpit chin and poor detail on the wing hubs on the model kit made in 1983.
www.petroglyphgames.com /forums/index.php?act=findpost&pid=13868   (2332 words)

  
 The TIE Fighter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The TIE, (twin ion engine) is both a ground-based and a space-based fighter craft.Though short-ranged and sub-light capable only, with no shields, the TIE presents a small profile from the front and back and its incredible maneuverability makes it a difficult target to hit in combat.
The TIE sports a pair of forward-mounted, fire-linked L-s1 laser cannons located in the undercarriage and fed by power generators and batteries.
It uses the standard TIE cockpit, drive pod and wing braces but the solar panels have been bent and elongated, providing extra power while not limiting the pilot's field of vision.
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 Darksaber's X-Wing Station - XWAUP Imperial TIE's #1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
TIE Fighters are present aboard even the smallest Imperial cruisers and are stationed at starports and garrison bases across the galaxy, an ever present reminder of the Empires might.
Tie fighters are short range ships whose most distinguishing feature is the pair of dominant solar arrays wings mounted on either side of a small, spherical command pod.
TIE fighters are used for planetary and cruiser defence as well as in assaults against Rebel, pirate, and alien vessels.
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 STAR WARS: TIE Fighters
TIE interceptor of the ten-cannon sub-model used at Endor, with all the cannons highlighted.
TIE transport ship carries Captain Treece and squads of regular and demolitions stormtroopers to Bespin's Cloud City, with the mission of defusing the terrorist bombs that threaten the survival of the floating metropolis.
Sketch and schematics of the TIE Scimitar from
www.theforce.net /swtc/tie.html   (13525 words)

  
 Star Wars Source.Net
A TIE Interceptor carries twice the amount of firepower that a regular TIE Fighter carries, and combined with their speed and quickness, a single TIE Interceptor can be equal to multiple TIE Fighters.
TIE Interceptors are ususally released in groups of three, as three TIE Interceptors are more than adequate to take on six Rebel X-Wings or Y-Wings.
TIE Interceptors are deadly vehicles, quick to strike, quick to intercept, quick to kill, and slow to die.
www.starwarssource.net /sws_display.php?template=1&document=220   (518 words)

  
 Imperial TIE Interceptor by Valentin E. Bueno (Fine Molds 1/72)
A loud zap caught Etal’s attention as TIE Interceptor Serial No 3553 got its last weld and was sent down the line to the his Imperial Fighter Production Acceptance Station.
TIE Interceptor Serial No 3554 arrived and Etal gave the next pilot the nod.
It arrived on New Years Eve, 2003 and I resolved that the TIE Interceptor would be the first kit I finish in 2004.
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 Tie Interceptor
The TIE Interceptor was part of the last line of ships that Kenner produced in ROJ packaging.
The Interceptor was the last of three ships that Kenner based on the original TIE Fighter.
The Interceptor's center section is identical to the earlier moldings but the wings were improved.
www.12back.com /vehicles/tieint.php3   (234 words)

  
 Star Wars: Imperial Starfighters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
NOTES: The standard TIE fighter is the backbone of the Imperial starfighter forces.
NOTES: Several years after the Battle of Endor, a breakthrough allowed shield generators to be installed on TIE Interceptors without sacrificing speed or maneuverability, making it a superior craft to the X-wing and the A-wing.
While few of the Advanced x1 prototypes were actually built, the design did serve as a foundation for the later TIE Interceptor and Advanced models.
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 TIE Interceptor varients   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The TIE Interceptor is 10% faster than the TIE/ln (110MGLT), and has a 50% stronger hull.
The hardpoints found on the TIE Fighter series are still there, and could be fitted with additional weapons if a more powerful generator, or suplimental generators, ware installed.
It is expected that when numbers are sufficent, designs based off of the TIE Interceptor will replace the deritives of the TIE Fighter in Imperial front-line service.
www.wildfire142.freeserve.co.uk /ships/fighter/tie_interceptor_varients.htm   (526 words)

  
 Star Wars Galaxies Warcry. When you want Star Wars Galaxies News, Think SWG Warcry!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The TIE Advanced is the prototype TIE fighter flown by Darth Vader at the Battle of Yavin.
The TIE Aggressor is a heavy fighter-bomber multi-role craft that was developed prior to the destruction of the first Death Star and as a direct response to a perceived growth in the amount of heavy shipping aligned with the Rebel Alliance.
TIE fighters are meant to overwhelm enemy forces in huge numbers and have therefore been designed for speed and affordability rather than resilience.
swg.warcry.com /index.php/content/ships   (2284 words)

  
 STAR WARS: Exhibtions: TIE Fighters
Starboard side of a TIE interceptor, showing all the details of the outer surface of the starboard wing: the dark radiator surfaces, weaponry, support structures and surrounding mechanisms.
TIE interceptor display case, in its situation between the B-wing and TIE bomber models.
In this overview of the TIE, the starboard wing seems to be misaligned with the rest of the fighter.
www.theforce.net /swtc/exhibit/tie.html   (1713 words)

  
 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Star Wars Tie Interceptor With Figure at Epinions.com
Of course, this is not a design cheat (as was Darth Vader's first TIE fighter), and at least the coloring was more or less Imperial gray rather than the 1978 "white" TIE, and it was accurate as far as the proportions to the figures went.
As in all the TIE variants released between 1978 and 1985, the wings were solid gray plastic; the "wafered solar panels" were on sheets of stickers, with all the inherent flaws and problems attendant to such add-ons.
The TIE Interceptor was reissued a few years back as part of the Power of the Jedi line that encompassed figures, vehicles, and other collectibles from not only the Classic Trilogy but also Episode I as well.
www.epinions.com /content_138498117252   (1021 words)

  
 TIE Interceptor
The TIE Interceptor are primarily deployed with Imperial or Super Star Destroyers and key Star Bases, such as the ship yards in Kuat and Fondor.
The TIE Interceptor was introduced shortly before the Battle of Yavin, but was not put to general use until before the Battle of Endor.
The Empire intended the TIE Interceptor to eventually replace the TIE/ln (TIE Fighter), but by the Battle of Endor only about 20 percent of Imperial starfighters in service were TIE Interceptors.
www.galacticempiredatabank.com /TIEInterceptor.html   (501 words)

  
 Sienar TIE Interceptor
The TIE interceptor is a faster, better armed, and more advanced version of the TIE fighter.
Even after the introduction of the TIE Interceptor, the Empire has continued to manufacture the standard TIE fighter and TIE Interceptor are assigned to only the elite pilots for the most part.
The TIE Interceptor can be described as a eggshell with a sledgehammer.
www.kitsune.addr.com /SF-Conversions/Rifts-SW-Vehicles/TIE_Interceptor.htm   (1289 words)

  
 TIE Interceptor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
This authentically designed TIE Interceptor has a hatch that opens to hold an Imperial Stormtrooper or any other Action Figure from the Star Wars: Return of The Jedi collection.
The TIE Interceptor was based on the original TIE Fighter.
The only difference between the TIE Interceptor and the TIE Fighter, Darth Vader's TIE Fighter are the wings.
www.stormpages.com /starwarstoys/interceptor.html   (224 words)

  
 TIE Interceptor - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The TIE Interceptor, a fictional starfighter in the Star Wars universe, is an improved version of the TIE Fighter, that is identifiable by its arrow-shaped side pods, as distinct from the hexagonal ones on its parent craft.
They are seen mainly in the massed fleet battle in Return of the Jedi.
In the X-wing/TIE Fighter computer game series, whilst still unshielded, the Interceptor's speed and multiple cannons make it an effective craft against most rebel craft, provided there are superior numbers of Imperials to prevent concentration of fire.
www.infosearchpoint.com /display/TIE_Interceptor   (125 words)

  
 TIE Line Fighter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Designed to replace the aging TIE Fighter, the TIE/ln is an extremely fast and maneuverable fighter.
Before the Battle of Endor, the TIE/ln model was being heavily replaced by the TIE Interceptor.
Also, like other TIE ships, it is built exclusively from Seinar Fleet Systems components, and has no primary life support systems.
insd.swcombine.com /insd/tieln.htm   (174 words)

  
 Amazon.com: LEGO Star Wars TIE Interceptor: Toys & Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The model comes with a TIE pilot minifig, who fits within the cockpit to fly the TIE Interceptor.
A quick build, the TIE Interceptor takes about 30 minutes to construct with some help from the illustrated instructions.
The SW TIE Interceptor is great fun when you're building it.
www.amazon.com /LEGO-Star-Wars-TIE-Interceptor/dp/B000BK8R36   (1280 words)

  
 TIE interceptor
This is the TIE interceptor, it is one of my favourite starwars craft, it's really good in the TIE fighter game and it looks dammed aggressive.
This model of the interceptor is the AMT snap model and as such I wouldn't normally touch it with a 20 ft barge pole, however it is the only TIE interceptor model out there (until a godlike 1/72 scale one was released by finemolds, an awesome japanese model company).
By the way the heading is off the X-wing vs TIE figher box with writing added.
www.dafrog.bravehost.com /SCIFIMOD/tie.html   (207 words)

  
 Evan Jones Scale Models
The wings of the TIE Interceptor were turned backwards and new frames for the solar panels were built from the original wings.
The TIE Interceptor cockpit was assembled and then the arms were cut off with a razor saw, turned 30° and glued back on.
The TIE Interceptor was modified to add a third arm to hold up the back of the ship
scalemodels.eajonesgue.com /TIEX1.html   (792 words)

  
 Imperial Guard TIE-Interceptor: A LEGO® creation by Harald Roossien : MOCpages.com
The TIE/In starfighter, or TIE Interceptor, was an improved version of the TIE/ln starfighter.
The objective was to create a more powerful and more maneuverable version of the TIE Interceptor available exclusively to the Emperor’s Royal Guard.
The custom hue of the durasteel plating indicates that the pilot is one of the Emperor’s personal guards and is intended to drive fear of certain death into the hearts of any potential aggressor.
www.mocpages.com /moc.php/26523   (905 words)

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