Aldus Huxley imagined a future where the masses were controlled by readily available doses of a drug called soma. The Cosmic Era is rife with drugs, some illicit and some marketed with the accuracy of laser guided weapons. The only thing he got wrong was that there isn't one happy pill, there are hundreds to choose from.
The Agonizer is a peripheral device used as a negative reinforcement tool
Squirt guns are typically non-lethal weapons used to deliver debilitating chemical agents.
An insidious weapon born from terrorists and adopted by the military
In the Federation Space Navy, there is an expression, the Battlestars get the glory, but the Normandy's do the work
If it is stupid, this is where it goes!
The cutting edge of sleep technology
A disposable heavy weapon for a battlemech
The definition of a battleship is a warship with extensive armor and large caliber guns.
Gadget footlocker for the Cosmic Era, mundane stuff that doesnt need or deserve it's own submission
Non-Canonical for the Cosmic Era, written for Battleship Freetext Challenge
The Neam Octillio is a crystal data matrix that contains and estimated 10 to the 27th power pages of data, all sourced from the Imbrian dynasty
An Imbrian data cube that houses the formula and schematics for creating a psychic beacon
A large portable data drive that contains all the vital information for creating human clones
The Invader is a class of multi-role multi-environment general use armored vehicle deployed by the Anunnaki.
Alternate forms of matter
The core of every clever machine is the machine cortex, the droid brain.
Also known as a Klein Field Generator, it is one of the few defensive technologies that can withstand high energy and gravitronic weaponry
A cruiser is a ship capable of extended operations, not requiring regular resupply. Non-Military cruisers are heavy ships operated by megacorps, nations, and other interests, but are not armed.
On some of the islands off the coast, the rites of the local fertility god revolve around ceremonial death and rebirth. The religion's priests have overcome this cycle, however: Each of them is actually undead, ceremonially slain and "reborn"! Their religion is otherwise unremarkable, being an odd offshoot of the mainland's religions. The priests vow to resist their undead cravings, seeing these as the "cycle of life" attempting to reclaim their spirits.