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"Recharge the autocannons. Target their cruiser."
Captain Moden Canady[src]

The orbital autocannon[2] (or orbital auto cannon),[1] also known as an orbital bombardment cannon,[3] was a starship weapon used for large-scale bombardments. The Mandator IV-class Siege Dreadnought used by the First Order was equipped with two such cannons.[1] The cannons on the Siege Dreadnought Fulminatrix were used to destroy the Resistance base on D'Qar, with only four shots fired.[4] According to Moden Canady, the weapons dwarfed anything available to him in the Imperial Starfleet, and had been built to scour planets of life. A single shot could obliterate planetary shields as if they were an afterthought and turn a hundred cubic meters of crust into vapor and slag.[5]

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