The third book in Del Rey's Essential Guide series, The Essential Guide to Weapons and Technology featured an in-depth look at one hundred different devices from works that had been published before and during 1997, ranging from thermal detonators and Wookiee bowcasters to Lobot's cyborg implant and the Empire's top-secret cloaking devices.

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Table of contents[edit | edit source]

  • Introduction
  • A Guide to Major Manufacturers

Ranged weapons[edit | edit source]

Melee weapons[edit | edit source]

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Starship and planetary weapons and defenses[edit | edit source]

Sensors and communications[edit | edit source]

Security devices[edit | edit source]

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Star Wars: Essential Guides
First generation (19952001)
Characters · Vehicles and Vessels · Weapons and Technology · Planets and Moons
Droids · Chronology · Alien Species · Episode I (canceled)
Second generation (20022006)
New Characters · New Vehicles and Vessels · New Weapons and Technology
New Chronology · New Droids · New Alien Species
Third generation (20072012)
The Force · Atlas · Warfare · Reader's Companion · Characters (canceled)
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