Aratech 74-Z Speeder Bike (29)Full unit name: Aratech 74-Z Speeder Bike
Last updated: 29.10.2023 14:17:10
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First appearance: Return of the Jedi
Return of the Jedi
Relations: Aratech
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Arrival at Endor (ROTJ) (2)
Battle of Endor (1)
The 74-Z speeder bike, sometimes referred to as the Imperial speeder bike due to its use by scout stormtroopers
Imperial Scout Trooper
Galactic Empire Military
of the Galactic Empire, was a speeder bike manufactured by Aratech Repulsor Company
used for reconnaissance purposes, as well as rapid transportation in combat zones. They were capable of reaching speeds up to and beyond five hundred kilometers per hour, and had a flight ceiling of twenty-five meters. 74-Zs were the military variant of the civilian 74-Y. They were controlled by handlebars located towards the front of the vehicle, and foot pedals slung underneath adjusted speed and altitude. The highly maneuverable vehicles were equipped with sensor and communications devices located between the handlebars, including a comlink and a comlink-jamming device. They were armed with a forward rotating blaster cannon for combat. Used by the Galactic Republic during the Clone Wars along with the younger BARC speeders
Aratech BARC Speeder
Ground Vehicle
, these speeder bikes saw action on many worlds. The bike was first used during the Battle of Geonosis
Battle of Geonosis
The Clone Wars
. During the Galactic Civil War, both the Galactic Empire and the Alliance to Restore the Republic utilized these speeder bikes, though Aratech primarily supplied the vehicles to Imperial forces.


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Full unit name: Aratech 74-Z Speeder Bike Last updated: 29.10.2023 14:17:10