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The MG7-A was a proton torpedo produced by Krupx Munitions and commonly used aboard T-65 X-wing starfighters during the Galactic Civil War.

The MG7-A featured sophisticated guidance systems allowing the torpedo to track and home in on targets. The MG7-A was said to have a margin of error of less than three meters under even the heaviest of jamming, though it was not unusual for high-powered starfighters to outmaneuver these warheads.

During the Battle of Yavin. Red Leader fired two MG7-A proton torpedoes at the the thermal exhaust port on the Death Star, only for them to impact on the trench surface. Luke Skywalker then fired a pair directly into the exhaust port, resulting in the destruction of the battle station.

AppearancesEdit

  • Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.
    Fired in pairs toward the Death Star exhaust port by both Red Leader and Luke Skywalker. (First appearance)
  • Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi.
    Wedge Antilles fires a pair at the power regulator for the second Death Star's main reactor, just before Lando Calrissian fires a volley of ST-2 Concussion Missiles at the reactor itself.

SourcesEdit

  • The Essential Guide to Weapons and Technology
  • Star Wars Database - Proton torpedo
  • The New Essential Guide to Weapons and Technology
  • Fact File 126 PRO1-2, Proton Torpedoes
  • Fact File 129 PRO3-4, Proton Torpedoes
  • Star Wars Blueprints: Rebel Edition

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The New Essential Guide to Weapons and Technology

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