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Orion on Patrol by Annihilater102 Orion on Patrol by Annihilater102
Orion Class Battleship with some Paris Class Heavy Frigates and LongSword fighters

Software: 3D Studio Max - Photoshop
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UnlimitedT Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014  New member
is it just me or does the big one (maybe infinity?) look like a... dang it >:( i cant remember what their called (i do that alot) but their used to like take documents from one computer to another or to move them onto a different login, but anyway thats what i think it looks like.



























sweet space fleet by the way































:D
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mattking16 Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014
great work
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delta7Xx Featured By Owner May 6, 2014
  wow, i love your art! just a question, isnt the UNSC known for using a lot of smaller ships (like frigates and destroyers) because they are more expendable or cost effective since they are likely to be destroyed against the technologically superior covenant forces or something?
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Dystatic-Studio Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014   Digital Artist
It used to be before Reach was lost. After The Great Journey almost plunder the Earth, UNSC decided to build several assault carriers, which is sized of Phoenix class, but loaded with rich amount of longsword strike crafts and deadiler MAC cannons. This is significantly more effect than using smaller frigate wave of attack.
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delta7Xx Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014
ahh, ok. ive seen and heard that the UNSC used lots of smaller ships, but then you see massive carriers and battleships all over the place later on. even the infinity class battleship is nearly the size of a covenant assault carrier. im not much of a halo expert, but i do like their ships and space battles more than i like the actual games. also, isnt the covenant supercarrier still significantly larger than most of the UNSC's large warships?
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Dystatic-Studio Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014   Digital Artist
Both are different species, if they seems fit to have slightly smaller, but with vast superior firepower than the bigger variant, then it's surely what humans actually wanted. Besides, Infinity is the masterpiece from desperate time, using whatever ONI researched and put them all together. Being too massive will lags the production speed, and that's not what they wants if the remaining covenant strength attack the human world once more.

Like this picture, Orion is also designed to put their utmost firepower against covenant ships, especially cruisers, while Athens is easily mass manufactured to be swarm killers against carriers (along with strike crafts), destroyers and frigates. Such duo is enough to stand a chance from scattering threats. For orbital/ground invasion however, frigates are remain necessary to unload troops into hostile world.

And some ships are improved the material design, and no longer having Halcyon-style platings that to occupying more than half of the room. But Halcyon class is a very good tanks against plasma fires, albeit their weak firepower. Usually to be the spartan carrier used to make a storm entry, or to protect weaker ships to flank enemy fleets.
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delta7Xx Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014
hmm... that makes sense. the covenant supercarrier, as impressive as it is, must take ages to build and is not especially heavily armed anyways. it's just a massive flying fighter base.
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Guardiangamer Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Words cannot express my unhealthy love for you and your creations.  If I had the cash I would throw it at you and let you do these works of art till the end of time!
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Floodgrunt Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2013  Student Digital Artist
This is now my new wallpaper. Thank you.
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SOVEREIGNxPRIME Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013
And here we see the Orion class in  it's natural habitat, on the prowl, looking for a good hunt.
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