All spacecraft are able deploy a wide variety of weaponry via a set of mounting points. Each mounting point has a classification which dictates the size of the weapon that can be supported and consequently any munitions that exceed the mounts designation cannot be fitted.
Most vessels also support a number of Missile launchers which also use a class system to indicate the type of ordnance that they can fire. In addition to their main purpose a missile launcher is also capable of attaching a Heavy Cannon of matching or inferior classification.
The following subsections describe in more detail that type of weaponry that can be purchased at various trading posts.