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[[Image:Raptor Decoys Away.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Swallows leaving Raptors. ([[Battle of New Caprica]])]]
[[Image:Raptor Decoys Away.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Swallows leaving Raptors. ([[Battle of New Caprica]])]]
A '''Swallow''' is an decoy drone used to lure enemy heat-seeking missiles away from a Colonial vessel.
A '''swallow''' is an decoy drone used to lure enemy heat-seeking missiles away from a Colonial vessel.


These devices were deployed from [[Raptor 478]] to successfully lure away two missiles shot at it by a [[Cylon Raider]] during the [[Fall of the Twelve Colonies]] ([[Miniseries]]). Enough Swallows can produce signatures of Battlestar's if they are grouped together. ([[Exodus, Part II]])
These devices were deployed from [[Raptor 478]] to successfully lure away two missiles shot at it by a [[Cylon Raider]] during the [[Fall of the Twelve Colonies]] ([[Miniseries]]).


Enough swallows can mimic the electrical "footprint," or signatures of other spacecraft, even that of [[Battlestar (RDM)|battlestars]] when programmed and grouped together ([[Exodus, Part II]]).


The Raptor pilot deploys these and other devices by order to the [[ECO]].
 
Raptor pilots deploys swallow and other [[ECM]] devices by commends to their [[ECO]]s.





Revision as of 17:28, 22 October 2006

Swallows leaving Raptors. (Battle of New Caprica)

A swallow is an decoy drone used to lure enemy heat-seeking missiles away from a Colonial vessel.

These devices were deployed from Raptor 478 to successfully lure away two missiles shot at it by a Cylon Raider during the Fall of the Twelve Colonies (Miniseries).

Enough swallows can mimic the electrical "footprint," or signatures of other spacecraft, even that of battlestars when programmed and grouped together (Exodus, Part II).


Raptor pilots deploys swallow and other ECM devices by commends to their ECOs.