Class: Stealth Fighter
The only stealth fighter in mass production, the Strakha is a recon ship that relies more on secrecy than firepower. Its minimal shielding and armor is counterbalanced by speed, maneuverability, missile loadout, and above all else, stealth. Sensor distorting materials are incorporated into a hull already designed to confuse most scanning systems, but even worse, the Strakha mounts a cloaking device to render it invisible to any detection what so ever. Used to great effects by a Kilrathi pilot who knows how to use it to its limits, a lone Strakha has been known to eliminate four Hellcats in the space of ten minutes.
The Kilrathi Paktahn is similar to the Confederation Longbow by virtue of its torpedo attack capabilities. With multiple missile hardpoints and an impressive array of guns, this bomber can engage several fighters at once during a single run. With its six torpedo hardpoints, Paktahns are a Terran capship's worst nightmare. Its heavy armor and auxiliary guns make it dangerous to attacking fighters. Terran intelligence reports that Paktahns most often fly with Dralthi IV or Darket escorts.