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Without its senior service, the Third Imperium would not exist. The navy is entwined in the politics and economics of the Imperium, a training ground for the great nobility, and a route to social advancement for the general populace. The Imperial Navy details this massive force, from the great fleets down to a band of new recruits.

How are the sector and subsector fleets organised, commanded, and provided with warships? How would the Imperium would fight – and win – an interstellar war? How is a starship crew organised? What is the underlying design philosophy of Imperial warships? How do major ships and their escorts interact? How would the Old Expanses fleet respond to renewed conflict with the Solomani Confederation?

The Imperial Navy has the answers.

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Stanley W August 09, 2023 10:28 am UTC
Does this book cover mass combat for spaceships at all? High Guard does kinda sorta but not really. And I know Drinax sorta has something that might smell like such a system but not really. Does this book have something like that?
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Paraj M July 19, 2023 3:21 pm UTC
Are there any images of official (canon) Imperial Navy Uniforms? Just curious.
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Matthew S August 07, 2023 3:26 pm UTC
There are indeed, plenty of them!
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Gus B June 22, 2023 12:05 am UTC
Would have been nice to see some of the actual ships themselves in the preview...
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Matthew S June 22, 2023 8:39 am UTC
Not really that kind of book - it is more about how the different types of ships are used rather than having stats of all the ships. However, it does go into a lot more detail on the Tigress Dreadnought as an example of what life is like on board an Imperial warship.

Hope that helps!
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Scott M June 21, 2023 2:34 pm UTC
IS there going to be a printed version of this? (BTW, $30 for a PDF seems a little high for this web site)
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Matthew S June 21, 2023 3:43 pm UTC
Indeed, the printed edition will be coming a little later this year! You can pre-order it on our website right now (and get the PDF for free when you do so).
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David C June 23, 2023 10:47 pm UTC
The printed book retails for $50 and you get a PDF.
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