Heavy batteriesHeavy batteries orbital

Armoured subsurface batteries supplement a dispersed network of small, hidden weapon installations. Ground-based batteries are capable of truly awesome firepower, though it only manifests by making ground operations more difficult, as no starship captain would be foolish enough to get within their firing envelopes.

–In-game description

Heavy Batteries industry can be built at any Colony. It can be optionally downgraded to Ground Defences.


  • x3 multiplier of colony Ground Force
  • +1 Stability
  • Shortages will reduce the multiplier proportionally


  • 1,500 * (pop size - 2), multiplied by market upkeep modifier (hazard rating)





  • Will use its orbital picture when on a Gas Giant colony.
  • Alpha AI core increases ground force multiplier by 25%.
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Change HistoryEdit


  • Added to the game
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