The USS Lake Erie (CG-70) is a Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser in the United States Navy. The Ticonderoga-class cruisers are multi-role warships designed to provide air defense for naval task forces and serve as a powerful surface combatant in various missions.
Here are some key points about the USS Lake Erie and the Ticonderoga-class cruisers:
The Ticonderoga-class cruisers are equipped with the Aegis Combat System, a highly advanced and automated system for missile and air defense.
These cruisers are armed with a variety of missiles, including the Standard Missile (SM), Tomahawk Land Attack Missile (TLAM), and various anti-ship and anti-submarine missiles.
They have a 5-inch (127 mm) naval gun for surface targets and close-in defense.
The cruisers have the capability to operate and maintain helicopters, typically the Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk for anti-submarine warfare.
Ticonderoga-class cruisers are versatile and can perform a range of missions, including:
Provide extended air defense for naval task forces. Conduct ballistic missile defense operations. Engage surface targets with both missiles and guns. Employ helicopters and other means to detect and counter submarines.
The USS Lake Erie, like other ships in its class, plays a crucial role in the U.S. Navy’s overall maritime strategy and contributes to the nation’s defense capabilities.
The vehicle is ready for import into your DIS/HLA (RPR FOM) simulation projects. As such, it is not set up as a traditional Unreal asset with an interior but can be modified as needed to suit your purpose.
A sample showcase/demo Blueprint has been included with an environment map and User Interface (UI). When you “Play” the map, the UI includes camera presets, sliders, and buttons to demonstrate the key functionalities of the asset.
Disclaimer: This asset uses the Water system plugin from Epic Games for demonstration purposes only. The vehicle asset can be used and modified without this plugin enabled in your personal projects.
The Water system plugin allows the user to view the vehicle’s look on water surfaces. It is not used for buoyancy or movement. All rights of the Water system plugin are the exclusive property of Epic Games. Vigilante does make any warranties, inferred or implied, regarding the use of Epic’s plugin.
- Compliant with SISO Entity Reference No.: 220.127.116.11.1.24
- High quality mesh
- Textures controllable via Blueprint Parameter
- DIS/HLA (RPR FOM) integration ready
- Propeller driven rotation and visual FX for water thrust
- Multiple turret and defensive weapon systems
Number of Blueprints: 21
Input: Keyboard, Mouse, DIS / HLA (RPR FOM) Protocols
Network Replicated: No, requires integration into a Network Replicated Product or System
Supported Development Platforms: Win-64
Documentation (PDF): Click here for Vehicle Documentation
Vigilante Asset Customization Guide (PDF): Click here for the Vigilante Asset Guide