The HMP Droid Gunship or the Separatist Gunship or commonly known as the Droid Gunship is a gunship used be the Confederacy during the Late Clone Wars. Droid Gunships make a comeback for the during era, helping win the war between the .
I actually owned the original Droid Gunship, released all the way back in 2008 as part of the first wave of Clone Wars sets. Back then, it was a $30 set with 329 parts that was a big reason why most people had the initial impression that the Clone Wars sets were just… bad. It was just an awful set, with awful parts and only a few battle droids, and one that I had no interest in digging up to do a comparison. I know I usually like to do those, but I really disliked that set.
Enough Chewie ranting, for now… this is actually a set called “Droid Gunship,” so I suppose we should cover the set. I know, it’s hard, since a lot of you are probably like me, and just dropped $50 on a set to get an 80s comedy version of Chewie, but we must go on. This ship was apparently first covered in concept art for Episode I, according to a five second google search and a skim of the Wookiepedia page. I don’t remember it in the movie at all, but do remember it showing up in the cartoon (and usually exploding shortly thereafter).
The Droid Gunships has several weapons since it is a gunship. The HMP carries 2 Turreted twin medium lase cannons, 1 Medium laser cannon, 2 Light laser cannons (1 on each wing), 2 Variable-payload missile launchers that carry 7 Concussion missiles, Torpedoes, or EMP missiles. The Droid Gunship can also carry Concussion Bombs to bomb enemies such as . And like all vehicles in Star Wars, the HMP Droid Gunship can reload missiles and bombs.
6 1 Pilot, 2 gunners, and 3 passengers