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|Fate = }}The '''Executor-class Star Dreadnaught''' are the largest warships built for service in the Galactic Empire during the Galactic Civil War. The first ship, the ''Executor'', is [[Darth Vader]]'s flagship of the Galactic Empire. It carries millions of [[stormtroopers]], officers, and gunners. It has over a million Turbolasers, and laser cannons as well as a tractor beam, and it holds a complement of millions of [[TIE Fighter]], Interceptors, Bombers, Boarding Crafts, Landing Crafts and Shuttles.
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|Fate = }}The '''Executor-class Star Dreadnaught''' were large command ships that appeared in the ''[[Star Wars]]'' franchise. The first of four Super-Class Star Destroyers in service before the Battle of Hoth, the ''Executor'' was [[Darth Vader]]'s flagship while he hunted down the main [[Rebel Alliance]] base. At 8,000 meters long, it was the largest traditional starship constructed by the Imperial Navy.
   
The ''Executor'' was only one of several ships of this class built. Other ships include:
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==Description==
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Super Star Destroyers were Imperial Navy command ships and were assigned only to the most important and prestigious missions. Being assigned to these vessels were regarded by Navy officers as a the fast track to promotions
   
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In a military sense, the Super Star Destroyer was somewhat impractical, since a small ship could fulfill its mission duties. Rather, the Super Star Destroyer represented the [[Palpatine|Emperor's]] unlimited power and resources. The [[Imperial Star Destroyer]] frightened worlds into submission; the Super Star Destroyer terrorized them beyond the capability for resistance. At over five times the length of a standard Star Destroyer, it could conquer without firing a shot, and so win the battle before engaging the enemy.
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[[File:Super_Star_Destroyer_Schematics.jpg|thumb|left|250px|Super Star Destroyer Schematics.]]
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Bristling with over a thousand weapons, including turbolasers, concussion-missile tubes, tractor-beam projectors and ion cannons, the Super Star Destroyers wielded awesome firepower. They held two full wings of [[TIE Fighter]]s, for a hundred and forty four ships, as well as two hundred other combat and support ships. For ground assaults, Super Star Destroyers maintained a full corps of [[Stormtroopers]], 38,000 ground troopers, three prefabricated Imperial garrison bases, and enough walkers to decimate any Rebel base.
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The ''Executor'' was built at the starship yards of Fondor after being designed by Lira Wessex, designer of the Imperial Star Destroyer. Upon its completion, the ship was presented to Lord Vader as a headquarters ship for his quest to find the Rebel Alliance's command base. It was originally commanded by Admiral Ozzel, but after his unfortunate death, Admiral Piett was given command of the vessel by Lord Vader.
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The ''Executor'' was destroyed at the Battle of Endor. After its shield generators were destroyed, Rebel fighter pilot Arvel Crynyd smashed his [[A-Wing]] fighter into the ''Executor's'' bridge. With the ship crippled and damage-control crews unable to seize command using the auxiliary control centers, the [[Death Star II|Death Star's]] gravity pulled the ''Executor'' into the immense battle station. The ''Executor'' exploded on impact with the Death Star, also causing significant damage to the incomplete battle station. Many of the Empire's best young officers were killed in that incident, making the New Republic's eventual victory over the Empire far easier.
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While only four Super Star Destroyers were in service by the Battle of Hoth, it is known that several more were under construction. It is unknown how many of these ships were completed before the Battle of Endor, but several are thought to be in the hands of rogue Imperial warlords.
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==Notable Star Destroyers==
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The ''Executor'' was only one of several ships of this class built. Other ships include:
 
*''Lusankya'' - Built as Palpatine's escape ship, used as a private prison for Ysanne Isard, and later became Isard's flagship during the Bacta Wars. It was captured and became Wedge Antilles' flagship until it was destroyed during the Yuuzhan Vong War.
 
*''Lusankya'' - Built as Palpatine's escape ship, used as a private prison for Ysanne Isard, and later became Isard's flagship during the Bacta Wars. It was captured and became Wedge Antilles' flagship until it was destroyed during the Yuuzhan Vong War.
 
*''Annihilator'' - A ship serving in the Kuat system under the command of Admiral Gaarn. It was destroyed by the Zann Consortium in a battle shortly after the Battle of Endor.
 
*''Annihilator'' - A ship serving in the Kuat system under the command of Admiral Gaarn. It was destroyed by the Zann Consortium in a battle shortly after the Battle of Endor.

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The Executor-class Star Dreadnaught were large command ships that appeared in the Star Wars franchise. The first of four Super-Class Star Destroyers in service before the Battle of Hoth, the Executor was Darth Vader's flagship while he hunted down the main Rebel Alliance base. At 8,000 meters long, it was the largest traditional starship constructed by the Imperial Navy.

Description

Super Star Destroyers were Imperial Navy command ships and were assigned only to the most important and prestigious missions. Being assigned to these vessels were regarded by Navy officers as a the fast track to promotions

In a military sense, the Super Star Destroyer was somewhat impractical, since a small ship could fulfill its mission duties. Rather, the Super Star Destroyer represented the Emperor's unlimited power and resources. The Imperial Star Destroyer frightened worlds into submission; the Super Star Destroyer terrorized them beyond the capability for resistance. At over five times the length of a standard Star Destroyer, it could conquer without firing a shot, and so win the battle before engaging the enemy.

Super Star Destroyer Schematics

Super Star Destroyer Schematics.

Bristling with over a thousand weapons, including turbolasers, concussion-missile tubes, tractor-beam projectors and ion cannons, the Super Star Destroyers wielded awesome firepower. They held two full wings of TIE Fighters, for a hundred and forty four ships, as well as two hundred other combat and support ships. For ground assaults, Super Star Destroyers maintained a full corps of Stormtroopers, 38,000 ground troopers, three prefabricated Imperial garrison bases, and enough walkers to decimate any Rebel base.

The Executor was built at the starship yards of Fondor after being designed by Lira Wessex, designer of the Imperial Star Destroyer. Upon its completion, the ship was presented to Lord Vader as a headquarters ship for his quest to find the Rebel Alliance's command base. It was originally commanded by Admiral Ozzel, but after his unfortunate death, Admiral Piett was given command of the vessel by Lord Vader.

The Executor was destroyed at the Battle of Endor. After its shield generators were destroyed, Rebel fighter pilot Arvel Crynyd smashed his A-Wing fighter into the Executor's bridge. With the ship crippled and damage-control crews unable to seize command using the auxiliary control centers, the Death Star's gravity pulled the Executor into the immense battle station. The Executor exploded on impact with the Death Star, also causing significant damage to the incomplete battle station. Many of the Empire's best young officers were killed in that incident, making the New Republic's eventual victory over the Empire far easier.

While only four Super Star Destroyers were in service by the Battle of Hoth, it is known that several more were under construction. It is unknown how many of these ships were completed before the Battle of Endor, but several are thought to be in the hands of rogue Imperial warlords.

Notable Star Destroyers

The Executor was only one of several ships of this class built. Other ships include:

  • Lusankya - Built as Palpatine's escape ship, used as a private prison for Ysanne Isard, and later became Isard's flagship during the Bacta Wars. It was captured and became Wedge Antilles' flagship until it was destroyed during the Yuuzhan Vong War.
  • Annihilator - A ship serving in the Kuat system under the command of Admiral Gaarn. It was destroyed by the Zann Consortium in a battle shortly after the Battle of Endor.
  • Reaper - The flagship of Grand Moff Ardus Kaine, the leader of the Pentastar Alignment (an Imperial splinter faction formed in the years following the Battle of Endor). It was destroyed at the Battle of Celanon.
  • Brawl/Iron Fist - Warlord Zsinj's flagship. It was destroyed by Han Solo and the Hapan Royal Navy at Dathomir.

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Others from films
Prequel Trilogy: Padmé AmidalaGeneral GrievousSebulbaClegg HoldfastBail OrganaJar Jar BinksJango Fett
Original Trilogy: Leia OrganaHan SoloChewbaccaLando CalrissianWilhuff TarkinAdmiral AckbarMon MothmaWedge AntillesWicket W. WarrickOwen LarsBeru Whitesun LarsBib FortunaFigran D'an and the Modal NodesEmperor's Royal GuardSalacious CrumbTIE PilotsAT-AT driversRebel PilotsNien NunbJabba the HuttWullf YularenBoba Fett
Sequel Trilogy: ReyFinnPoe DameronLor San TekkaMaz KanataGeneral HuxFirst Order TIE PilotsSupreme Leader SnokeSidon IthanoTeedoUnkar PluttRose Tico
Anthology Series: Jyn ErsoCassian AndorBodhi RookKrennicChirrut ÎmweBaze MalbusGalen ErsoLyra ErsoImperial Hovertank PilotsEdrioWeeteef CyubeeQi'raEnfys Nest

Others from television
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Star Wars Rebels: Garazeb OrreliosSabine WrenHera SyndullaAgent KallusCikatro VizagoZare LeonisMaketh TuaValen Rudor Cumberlayne AreskoMyles GrintZare LeonisJai KellTseeboAzmoriganGall TrayvisImperial Combat DriversKassius KonstantineQuarrieKetsu OnyoBrom TitusRyder AzadiEphraim and Mira BridgerThrawnArihnda PryceChavaGronFenn RauThe BenduGar SaxonJun SatoMart MattinGooti TerezJonner JinMorad SumarUrsa WrenTristan WrenYogar LysteVult Skerris
Star Wars Resistance: Kazuda XionoTam RyvoraJarek YeagerTorra DozaFreya FenrisGriff HalloranElrik VonregImanuel DozaTierny

Droids
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Episodes
Star Wars Rebels

Shorts: The Machine in the GhostArt AttackEntanglementProperty of Ezra Bridger
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Season Two: The Siege of LothalThe Lost CommandersRelics of the Old RepublicAlways Two There AreBrothers of the Broken HornWings of the MasterBlood SistersStealth StrikeThe Future of the ForceLegacyA Princess on LothalThe Protector of Concord DawnLegends of the LasatThe CallHomecomingThe Honorable OnesShroud of DarknessThe Forgotten DroidThe Mystery of Chopper BaseTwilight of the Apprentice
Season Three: Steps Into ShadowThe Holocrons of FateThe Antilles ExtractionHera's HeroesThe Last BattleImperial Super CommandosIron SquadronThe Wynkahthu JobAn Inside ManVisions and VoicesGhosts of GeonosisWarheadTrials of the DarksaberLegacy of MandaloreThrough Imperial EyesSecret CargoDouble Agent DroidTwin SunsZero Hour
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Star Wars: Forces of Destiny
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Star Wars Resistance
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Season Two: Into the UnknownA Quick Salvage RunLive FireHunt on Celsor 3The EngineerFrom BeneathThe Relic RaidersRendezvous PointThe Voxx Vortex 5000Kaz’s CurseStation to StationThe Missing AgentBreakout

Organizations
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Locations
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See Also
The ForceStar Wars: Star Tours (toy line)
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