|Type:||Short Range Ground Targeting Support Fighter|
|Top Speed:||75 MGLT|
|Cargo Capacity:||65 Kilograms|
The TIE/gt is the predecessor of the TIE bomber. The TIE/gt is essentially a standard TIE fighter with an expanded hull loaded with proton torpedoes and bombs to support ground troops. Based on the standard TIE/ln, it measured 6.3 meters in length and was armed with a single laser cannon and a concussion missile launcher.
With the retirement of the Z-95 by the Empire, a tactical niche was left empty, that of an aerospace attack fighter. To fill that gap, the TIE Fighter was modified with an extended fuselage, holding a light concussion missile launcher. Intended to destroy ground installations and heavy vehicles rather than infantry units, the use of the armor-penetrating concussion missiles replaced proton weapons to save weight. The cost of the new weapon was in engine efficiency: it isn't as fast as the TIE Fighter. For self-defense and strafing, it a single laser cannon found of the model found on the TIE Fighter.
The TIE Interceptor has also been adapted into a Ground Targeting Fighter for added speed.