“The A3G Vanguard is the United Empire of Earth’s dedicated heavy fighter. Initially developed as a bomber-destroyer, the Vanguard is a hard-charging bulldog of a fighter which features extensive forward-mounted weaponry designed to tear through the shields and armor of other spacecraft. So-named because their multiple-jump range allows them to form the vanguard of any military expedition, Vanguard have seen extensive service against the Vanduul.”
This is the original concept ship.
Aegis Vanguard Warden
VFG Industrial Hangar
Takuetsu Vanguard Model