Role: Deploys and Clears Mines
Hit Points: 400
Cost: ? (1 craft)
well-armored Corvette with a payload of magnetic
shaped-charge mines. The Minelayer lays mines in a grid
pattern by moving to a point in space and releasing a mine
in that location.
has found what looks to be the Minelayer Corvette in the E3
Trailer (first image at right). It appears to be armed with
an underside autogun turret in addition to its minelaying
equipment, which is a nice touch.
the full-fleet image (bottom right), the Minelayer Corvettes
appear to be in a squadron of 3 (like other Hiigaran
corvettes), but in the final game, Minelayer Corvettes
operate as single vessels. They lay mines out over a
user-designated rectangular area.