A space-faring relative of the Trade Federation's dreaded droideka, the tri-fighter was designed with a sole purpose in mind: total destruction of their adversary. The Vultures are not going to be able to joust and live to tell about it or deliver some kind of revenge. Production information Afterwards, Ventress, who was followed by several tri-fighters, moved to attack Jedi Generals Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker. An unshielded manned TIE may be rather callous, but remember the TIE was built to be more maneuverable and the Empire has a massive population to train and fill the ranks. Its a droid! After taking out at least two Z-95 Headhunters, one of the tri-fighters launched buzz droid missiles, resulting in a number of the sabotage droids to land on Skywalker's Eta-2 Actis-class light interceptor. Watch Queue Queue [30] Tri-fighters also participated in battles of the Outer Rim Sieges campaign, including a skirmish between a Republic and Separatist fleet that was led by General Grievous. [12] These brains were engineered with basic heuristic processors. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Manufactured by Phlac-Arphocc Automata Industries,[1] tri-fighters served as part of the Separatist navy during the Clone Wars,[10] a three year long conflict fought between the Separatists and Galactic Republic. Like the ground-based battle droid … Designer The "wing" opening is the same on the Vulture Droid as in the Episode I set 7111 Droid Fighter. For clones, the fighter is an absolute tank with the most HP outside bombers, but it has lower mobility as a result, it's the polar opposite of the TIE fighter. Manufacturer That makes sense that the Empire would not want to use something that brings back memories of the war, but since they now controlled the droid army/ navy and many former CIS members were brought into the Empire, maybe they could have modified the droids while sticking with the droids main functions. Colicoid Creation Nest[2] Model I'm sure someone else will provide either a canon answer or something that would make sense in-universe, but all I really have to say is that Lucas didn't come up with what are essentially drone starfighters until the prequels came around. Skywalker then moved to help Kenobi, allowing Skywalker to blast Ventress's starfighter. In the Pre-Clone Wars era, Vulture Droids were painted brown and tan and they shot from their wings instead of their chin … If you watch the battles that both of these fighters take place in, you see that they even use the same formations and tactics. However, Ventress survived the attempt on her life and went to the planet of Dathomir, where she planned her revenge with the Nightsisters. Length Technically its just a big droid, based on a crazy religious bug, oh and Mace Windu rode one. [19], Tri-fighters and Hyena bombers during the Battle of Dathomir, Sometime after her plot to use Savage Opress against her former master failed, Ventress returned to Dathomir once again. I do agree with you that after the brutality of the Clone Wars that the Republic/ Empire just didn't care about their troops anymore. ... Calc. After it was destroyed, Dooku ordered the Separatist fleet to withdraw. Knowing this, when they brought the crystal to the ship's hangar, Kenobi made several Armored Assault Tanks fire at it. 40,000 credits[4] Droid starfighters, also known as vulture droids, battle Naboo N-1 starfighters. In addition to the T.I.E. [29], Tri-fighters were part of the battle on Lokori. Technical specifications Armament The Vulture Droids severed the same role during the Clone Wars, that the TIEs served during the Galactic Civil War in that they were used in large numbers to overwhelm the enemy rather than being used as precision fighters like the V-wings of the Republic and the X-wings of the Rebel Alliance and New Republic. The TIE/sa bomber was specifically designed by Sienar Fleet Systems for use in the military of the Galactic Empire. Related products. [3], During the ensuing Imperial Era, some tri-fighters continued to see use as part of the Free Ryloth movement[8] and Berch Teller's rebel cell. TIE Interceptor Sign in to follow this . The droid also had three drive thrusters and a gyroscopic reactor core. The Variable Geometry Self-Propelled Battle Droid, Mark I, also designated as the Vulture-class droid starfighter, and commonly referred to as simply Vulture droid, was a type of droid starfighter manufactured by the Xhi Char religious order, which dedicated themselves to high precision engineering. None The Jedi pursued the crystal using a freighter, but Grievous, using his personal starfighter Soulless One, and three tri-fighters chased after their ship. [6] As the Jedi and clone trooper pilots were making their way to Grievous's warship, a tri-fighter took out a Aggressive ReConnaissance-170 starfighter. It features tactical ship-to-ship dogfighting between various factions and starfighters set in the fictional Star Wars universe. [13], Tri-fighters flying during the Battle of Coruscant, Compact and heavily armed,[6] the tri-fighter possessed four laser canons and discord missiles,[5] which were located on its bottom. A standard tri-fighter measured 5.4 meters in length, making it the smallest starship in both the Separatist and Republic navies. [3] Grievous ordered all Separatist ships to retreat, but some vessels, including some droid starfighters, remained. Droid tri-fighter Star Wars: X-Wing Second Edition is the second edition of the miniature war game designed by Jay Little and produced by Fantasy Flight Games that was first announced on May 1, 2018, and first release on September 13 later the same year. The Vulture Droid had a walker mode for other uses. VULTURE DROID [blue logo box] 2009-05 87968 : VULTURE DROID [red logo diorama box] 2009-07 87969 : MAGNAGUARD FIGHTER [red logo diorama box] 2009-07 89048 : REMOTE CONTROL R2-D2 [only at Target] 2009-06 89049 : REMOTE CONTROL R2-Q5 [only at Target] 2009-06 89051 : REMOTE CONTROL R5-X2 [only at Target] 2009-06 89053 Class They could have still used some human fighters that had shields and hyperdrives as wing commanders or special units as well. Clone trooper pilots spent hours taking out leftover tri-fighters, vulture droids, and Hyena bombers. [9], By the time of the skirmish aboard a cruiser stolen from the Pyke Syndicate by the mercenary Ledesmar, there was a collection of droid tri-fighters onboard the ship. vs. Support clamps were connected to its wing cannons, and one of the tri-fighter's weapons, the nose-tip laser cannon, was at the front of the fighter near its photoreceptors and port sensors. [24], Before General Kenobi could deploy Clone Commander CC-2224 "Cody" to pick up a group of Jedi younglings on the Crucible, a Separatist fleet under the command of General Grievous came out of lightspeed and attacked the Jedi's fleet. However, the Republic forces were able to escape the planet. To intimidate organic enemies,[12] the fighter's three-armed design mimicked the skull of a ferocious[5] and terrifying prehistoric predator native to Colla IV.[13]. The tri-fighters were being engaged by Z-95 Headhunters in dogfights over the Providence-class dreadnoughts. [5] A space-faring relative of the Trade Federation's dreaded droideka, the tri-fighter[7] was designed with a sole purpose in mind: total destruction of their adversary. Developed for intense dogfighting and close-range space battles, the tri-fighter, unlike Vulture-class starfighters, featured more advanced brains than standard Separatist droid fighter… On land, their wings become stilt-like legs for ground patrols. Sensor systems While droid starfighters are capable of maneuvers that would crush even the sturdiest organic pilot, they lack the resourcefulness and cunning that living pilots bring into combat. A single TIE/D c… Characteristics. Attacks on Kenobi's fleet and Cato Neimoidia, Ringo Vinda campaign and the mission to Utapau. As they flew through a Separatist fleet, three vulture droids also began to pursue the Jedi. Conceived for the total destruction of an enemy, it possessed an array of missiles and other armaments. Kinda like how the soviets used their troops in WWII. Phlac-Arphocc Automata Industries[1] After the battle droids under Grievous's command had landed on planet, two tri-fighters and two Hyena-class Droid Bombers approached the Nightsister lair and fired. With the effectiveness of droid starfighters debated in strategic circles for generations, vulture droids were as such capable of extreme maneuvers that could crush even the sturdiest organic pilot, but lacked the resourcefulness and cunning that living pilots brought into combat. [16], In 20 BBY,[15] during the Battle of Sullust, droid tri-fighters of Trident group one and group two served under dark acolyte Asajj Ventress in her fleet. Figures like the Death Squad Commander (Star Destroyer Commander), Luke Skywalker (X-wing fighter pilot) and Leia Organa can be found with differently colored faces. Maximum atmospheric speed Trivia Like the AAT, the Vulture Droid sports the brown Trade Federation paint job, rather than the CIS color scheme. Vulture droid starfighters were usually named by a six-digit designation number, consisting of DFS- and a three-digit alpha-numeric combination, as illustrated by the fighters DFS-1VR and DFS-4CT. During the surprise attack, Grievous was able to land in the Executive District, capture the Republic's Supreme Chancellor, Sheev Palpatine, and take the chancellor to his flagship, the Invisible Hand. It was specifically designed to engage and excel in heavy dogfighting. Simply put. Bombers - V-Wing vs. Hyena-class. [9], A standard tri-fighter measured 5.4 meters in length, making it the smallest starship in both the Separatist and Republic navies. Unbeknownst to her, Dooku learned this and ordered General Grievous,[11] the ruthless[20] Supreme Commander of the Droid Army,[21] to annihilate the all of the Nightsisters. The Empire was still reeling from the clone wars, the memories of the attrocities inflicted by droids still fresh. However, once they were into the planet's atmosphere, several tri-fighters were launched from a Providence-class dreadnought, and three of the droids moved to attack the Republic starfighters. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. [Source]. Powers and Stats. Life support To counter their shortcomings, vulture droids often attack en masse. Tri-fighters were also present during the Battle of Yerbana, where they engaged Z-95 Headhunters and Republic gunships trying to provide support to Clone Commander CC-2224 "Cody" and the 212th Attack Battalion, who were under fire by Separatist ground forces. Nevertheless, the battle on Yerbana was still won by the Republic. A sufficiently vast swarm of networked attackers form a cunning, sinister intelligence that can defeat even wise and powerful Jedi pilots. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. The TIE/D automated starfighter took the standard TIE Series command pod with twin ion engines and twin laser cannons, additional armor plating and rectangular wing panels with adjustable pitch were added. 1x Clone War Refit Lucrehulk Battleship 1,400x Vulture Droids. Clone pilot CC-2237 "Oddball" later have a postmission summary, and he mentioned that Squad Seven's V-19s punched through the tri-fighters. The use of clones desensetised the Republic/Imperial navy to loss of life so they went with a massive numerical advantage over their enemies rather than more expensive shielded fighters. Cost A sufficiently vast swarm of networked attackers form a cunning, sinister intelligence that can defeat even wise and powerful Jedi pilots. The Vulture Droids severed the same role during the Clone Wars, that the TIEs served during the Galactic Civil War in that they were used in large numbers to overwhelm the enemy rather than being used as precision fighters like the V-wings of the … [31], They were also deployed during the Battle of Coruscant, a major Separatist strike against the Republic capital world under the command of Grievous. A formidable opponent for clone pilots during the galactic-spanning conflict,[3] the tri-fighter saw use at major engagements, including the Battle of Sullust,[10] Battle of Dathomir,[11] and Battle of Coruscant. The droid tri-fighter was a model of droid starfighter utilized by the Confederacy of Independent Systems during the Clone Wars. 1,050 kph[1] So my question is this, why would the Empire use human piloted starcraft, when they could have used droids that would have done the same job? [32], In Star Wars Battlefront II, the droid tri-fighter is in the "Interceptor" class for the Confederacy of Independent Systems faction.[33]. Usage There can be an argument made that most of the TIE fighters were incompetent at best and were used just to overwhelm the enemy. To rescue Palpatine, Jedi Generals Skywalker and Kenobi went to infiltrate the Invisible Hand. Like the TIE Advanced x1 prototype, the TIE/sa bomber had inclined wings… droid factory / 4 of 6 / kit fisto [robed] / r4-h5 : 2008-07 87759 : ... battle packs assault on the vulture's claw: 2009-09 87990 : battle packs geonosis assault : 2009-11 ... clone pilot republic gunship / clone pilot v-wing starfighter / imperial pilot tie fighter : 2009-08 91518 : Walrus Man also has several variations concerning the color of his tusks (white or pink) and his skin. As three of the droid starfighters chased him alongside a Recusant-class Commerce Guild destroyer, Skywalker spotted three other tri-fighters at the other side of the warship. Maximum acceleration In keeping with the Empire's preference for muted colors,it was painted a bluish gray. During the fighting, Ventress, flying in her Ginivex-class fanblade starfighter, ordered the first team of tri-fighters to attack the starboard engines of the Venator-class Star Destroyer Resolute and had the second team to attack the port deflector shield generators. [5] The droid starfighter also had a payload of proton torpedos, pistoeka sabotage droids, or concussion missiles. I'd add too, from a security standpoint, you can hack a droid or insert coding in production to ruin the performance of entire batches. Republic forces began to be overrun, and tri-fighters flew alongside Grievous's Sheathipede-class transport shuttle during the battle. So rather than asociating themselves with the CIS by using droids for combat the Empire stuck with the tried and tested carrier based fighter swarm tactics they had used during the clone wars. Starfighter combat[3] 3,600 G[5] Several tri-fighters also chased after another ARC-170, making the clone pilot ask for help. The TIE Fighter was a descendant of the T.I.E. The Variable Geometry Self-Propelled Battle Droid, Mark I (also known as the Vulture-class droid starfighter or simply as the Vulture Droid) was a droid starfighter used by the Trade Federation.Later, in much greater numbers, it was utilized by the Confederacy of Independent Systems.It participated heavily in the Clone Wars, at engagements such as the Battle of … EPII/III: Fighters - ARC-170 vs. Vulture Droid. The droids forced his astromech droid, R2-D2, to crash land the ship on a cliff. Vulture Droids were later sold to Confederacy of Independent Systems and used for the Clone Wars. The Trade Federation jealously guards its new innovations, and the droid starfighter is equipped in that regard. The TIE Fighter is the original design for later upgraded TIE models such as TIE/sa bomber, TIE/IN interceptor, TIE/D Defender, TIE/D automated starfighter, and many more. During the Battle of Naboo, huge numbers of vulture droids are deployed to attack the Naboo fighters guarding the planet. [18] Despite the betrayal of Jedi General Pong Krell, the Republic managed to win the battle. Anakin Skywalker, now newly christened to be the Sith Darth Vader, had all Separatist droid units, and therefore their droid tri-fighters, shut down. Nonetheless, a lack of life-support systems allowed more room for armaments and fuel, and the lack of an organic pilot remo… Please update the article to reflect recent events, and remove this template when finished. Short-ranged sensors[4] The elite Clone Flight Squad Seven was to escort them, and their V-19 Torrent starfighters were able to make a hole through the tri-fighters that attempted to stop their advance, although the squad lost two pilots. Notes. The three were able to successfully rescue the captured trooper. [10], A trio of tri-fighters during the Battle of Sullust, After Ventress hit Kenobi's Delta-7B Aethersprite-class light interceptor, the two Jedi split up, resulting in Ventress following Kenobi's starfighter, while the tri-fighters pursed Skywalker's fighter, which the Jedi General joked about. A unit was able to analyze, anticipate, and mimic an opponent's attack. ; Like the following starfighter sets, the Astromech Droid head does not include the body. The Vulture shares the same abilities as the TIE/ln Fighter and TIE/fo Fighter. [27], Tri-fighters and other Separatist fighters over Utapau, Later in the war, General Grievous and Count Dooku attempted an arms deal for a massive kyber crystal with Sugi arms dealers on Utapau. These droid brains were more advanced than those intergrated in various other droid starfighters manufactured for the Confederacy. Droid starfighter[3] The bomber measured 7.9 meters long, 10.6 meters wide, and 5.4 meters high. For a massive Empire, you would think that it would be more cost effective to pay for the droid fighters once (along with maintenance) rather than paying for both a TIE, its upkeep, and the pilot themselves. [26], During the Battle of Ringo Vinda, droid tri-fighters were present in the Confederate held part of the Ringo Vinda space station, along with vulture droids and other combat droids, just as General Skywalker, Clone Captain CT-7567 "Rex," and ARC trooper CT-5555 "Fives" launched a rescue mission to free clone trooper Tup, who was being transported on a Maxillipede shuttle to be taken for examination by the Sith. Now that is just a Vulture Droid with one Calculate token. A fighter sized hyperdrive on top of that would make a single craft more expensive than a whole squadron of TIEs, tough prototypes were designed with those equiped (such as Vader's TIE advanced). Star Wars is an American epic space opera franchise, created by George Lucas and centered around a film series that began with the eponymous 1977 movie. A model of light bomber, it was part of the TIE line of starfighters, distinguished by their twin ion engines and solar collector panels. [6] A radiation vent and cooling radiator were on its repulsorlift wings, and these wings were for flying in a planet's atmosphere. The battle also proved to be the Separatist's last grasp, as their fleet had been annihilated and Dooku was dead. Tri-fighters also participated during the Battle of Cato Neimoidia, during which they took on Jedi General Plo Koon and his wingmen. [14] The tri-fighter was deployed by the Confederacy military during the later period of the Clone Wars,[1] seeing use by 20 BBY. The Vulture-class Droid Fighter is the backbone of the Separatist Navy and emblematic of its strategy: weak in isolation, but overwhelming in numbers. While they and Grievous escaped the doomed ship, the crystal overheated, ultimately sending out an energy wave that began to destroy other Separatist ships. 48 hours[4] Despite being the smallest starship in both the Republic Navy and Confederacy navy, the tri-fighter was heavily armed, and possessed an advanced droid brain, which gave it an advantage when dealing with organic pilots. The Variable Geometry Self Propelled Battle Droid Mark 1, often shortened as the Vulture-class droid starfighter or the Vulture-class fighter, simply the Vulture Droid or the Droid Starighter or Interceptor is a Droid Starfighter used by the Trade Federation during the Pre-Clone Wars era. In the case of the Vulture … In the air, the tri-fighters launched surprise attacks over the Headhunters and gunships, weakening them. During their time aboard, Skywalker killed Count Dooku, Palpatine was rescued, Grievous abandoned the craft, and the starship crashed to Coruscant's surface. The automated fighters are capable of incredible maneuvers in space. Affiliation [15] At one point during the war, the tri-fighter designated DIS-347 critically damaged a Republic BTL-B Y-wing fighter-bomber. [12] Developed for intense dogfighting and close-range space battles, the tri-fighter, unlike Vulture-class starfighters, featured more advanced brains than standard Separatist droid fighters,[7] which made it harder for an enemy to second-guess the fighter's movements and tactics. Watch Queue Queue. After the wave started, three tri-fighters were flying near a Recusant-class destroyer, and at least two of the fighters were destroyed. Why did the empire use TIE fighters, rather than use the remains of the CIS Variable Geometry Self-Propelled Battle Droid Mark I? Its a starfighter! A proton torpedo from Luke with the use of a focus token, target lock, and force has a 99.24% chance of hitting a Vulture for 2.5 hits (including the crit). The effectiveness of droid starfighters has been debated in strategic circles for generations. ; This set was included in the Product Collections set 65845 Star Wars Co-Pack. ... VULTURE DROID. Ventress herself made a run for the Resolute's bridge. While Skywalker wished to go back to help the pilot, Kenobi did not let him and insisted that they had a mission to do. Support - ??? I never considered the idea of the drones being hacked, even though we have scene that they can be. In this mode, the Vulture Droid could fire from its chin cannons at any enemy similar to its brother.Vulture Droid could also stand on top of capital warships like the … For Rebels and Resistance I always play Interceptor because the A-wing just feels really good and the blasters are quite forgiving compared to some others. Unfortunately for those on-board, Count Dooku, the Separatist Head of State, had been ordered by his Sith Master, Darth Sidious, to kill Ventress, so he ordered that TJ-912 fire on the command ship. The Variable Geometry Self Propelled Battle Droid Mark 1 or the Vulture-class fighter or commonly known as the Vulture Droid was a Droid Fighter used for the Separatists and Trade Federation during the Pre-Clone Wars and the Clone Wars era. The Vulture-class fighter or the Vulture droid was a CIS Starfighter during the The Last of the Droids era fighter the war against the Empire. Followers 1. [17] They were also involved in the Battle of Umbara and fought alongside the Umbaran Militia. A droid tri-fighter prototype being assembled at Phlac-Arphocc Automata Industries. FIGHTER BACKBONE OF THE NAVY The TIE/ln is equally adept at discouraging enemy interceptors, taking down X-wings, and spoiling a Rebel bombing run. Support - Space Gunship vs. Droid Gunship. Tier: Low 7-C with light laser cannons. Its a Vulture Droid! Droid tri-fighter Consumables Kenobi took control of the weapons systems, however, and he managed to take out all three of the tri-fighters and one of the vultures. Sequel Trilogy: Fighters - T-70 vs. TIE/fo. Role(s) 5.4 meters[5] [3] Five years after the conclusion of the Clone Wars, tri-fighters could still be seen harassing the nascent Galactic Empire under the command of dissidents, with one such cell being led by former Republic Intelligence official Berch Teller. [29], After the Maxillipede boarded the supply ship, Kenobi and Skywalker entered the ship using escape pods, and Skywalker had their freighter crash into the supply craft's hyperdrive to prevent a Separatist escape. will probably bring the two ships on par, if not a slight advantage in flexibility to the droid. This video is unavailable. Content approaching. Skilled at both dogfighting and ground attacks, the adaptable Vulture Droid is a capable combatant in almost any situation. Eventually, Jedi Generals Kenobi and Skywalker arrived on Utapau and tried to stop Grievous, although the Separatists eventually took the crystal aboard a Maxillipede shuttle[28] to bring it to a supply ship. Skywalker used this to trick the three fighters behind him to crash into the other three. Eventually, the Separatists prevailed[11] and wiped out Mother Talzin's clan, although Ventress, Mother Talzin,[22] Merrin,[23] and Shelish survived. ??? [25], Tri-fighters during the defense of Cato Neimoidia, Later, the Separatists invaded the planet of Cato Neimoidia, prompting the Republic to launch a defense, with General Skywalker and his Padawan, Jedi Commander Ahsoka Tano, leading a starfighter squadron and bringing a group of Republic gunships. and V-wing, it was also descended fr… The Unknown, Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel, Dark Disciple, Lords of the Sith, Tarkin, Poe Dameron: Free Fall–class. Bombers - Royal Bomber vs. Trade Federation Droid Bomber. Lego Lot RARE SPECIAL Rowing Boat Spare Part 2551 5x14x2 £ 3.99 Lego Job Lot 3x STAR WARS 30373 Slope Brick 65 6x6x2 Inverted Quadruple Parts of this article have been identified as no longer being up to date. It was equipped with a more advanced droid brain than the likes of the Vulture droid and Hyena-class bomber, was equipped with a powerful reactor, was outstandingly well armed for its size, and was also one of the swiftest and most agile dogfighters ever fielded by any side in the Clone Wars. Interceptors - RZ-2 A-Wing vs. TIE/wi. Interceptors - V-19 Torrent vs. Droid Tri-fighter. After a clone navigation officer aboard the Resolute reported the loss of the port deflectors, Ventress fired on the flagship, and this assault on the Resolute was able to cripple the vessel. Grievous and a force of battle droids soon boarded Kenobi's flagship, the Negotiator, which ultimately made the Jedi General activate the Venator-class Star Destroyer's self-destruct. Press J to jump to the feed. [10], Tri-fighters later took part in the Battle of Lola Sayu as part of the Lola Sayu defense fleet. Skywalker and Kenobi ultimately defeated the buzz droids and boarded the Invisible Hand. Concussion missiles[6]Laser cannons (4)[7]Proton torpedoes[6]Buzz droid missiles[7] Its most notable feature was its ability to switch between an insectoid … Despite their heavier armor, they could actually reach a higher atmospheric speed than the TIE/IN interceptors—overall, they were fast, small, and very expendable. Ventress and Kenobi then both had a crash landing in the Separatist command ship's hangar. The tri fighter is basically a suped up Vulture and I’m sure could be flown in a formation in exactly the same way if you can fit enough of them into a squad. This ends up killing hundreds of Imperial Pilots, since flying a unshielded fighter right at your enemy that does use shields is suicide . Huller hits the nail right on the head from a strictly canon perspective. A minor variation that several figures share, is the color of their face. Eventually, the two learned the crystal could refract and intensify energy sent into. 1 Description 2 History 3 Behind the scenes 4 Appearances 5 References Like the droideka, the Vulture droid starfighter, more properly referred to as the Variable Geometry Self-Propelled Battle Droid, Mark I, was originally a Trade Federation product designed and developed by a technically gifted alien civilization who modeled the battle droid on their own likeness. The tri-fighter's predatory programming came from the Colicoids. Trifighter vs. Confederacy of Independent Systems[7]Confederacy of Independent Systems Navy[7]Free Ryloth movement (appropriated)[8]Berch Teller's rebel cell (appropriated)[9] ; This set was in the debut wave of the Episode III set line. [6], A short time after the Battle of Coruscant, Chancellor Palpatine, secretly the Sith Lord Darth Sidious, transformed the Republic into the First Galactic Empire. At the end of the war, the tri-fighters were disabled when Darth Vader initiated a shutdown command, deactiavting all operational Separatist units. Wookieepedia is a FANDOM Movies Community. [3], After a tri-fighter managed to blast an ARC-170, one tri-fighter flew near the vulture droid that fired buzz droid missiles at the Jedi. starfighter and the V-wing starfighter, both developed for the Galactic Republic, and was manufactured by Sienar Fleet Systems. The Vulture-class Droid Fighter is the backbone of the Separatist Navy and emblematic of its strategy: weak in isolation, but overwhelming in numbers. 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