ST: Well, I had some ideas but we'll see how this works. I'm not sure if my ideas were more or less vicious to the nerfing of the overall effect of this structure.
However, time to pulse was always around 1 second. What's '1 second' now instead of 15? I've never seen 4 pulses/minute and I sat a 120+ FS frigate fleet on one for half a game for giggles. Occasionally a chuckle when I'd watch.
Beam Starship: Oh, crap.
Warbird: Oh, SH!...... crap.
Nice balancer. ST doesn't seem like a cheat switch anymore. If I find one in my current game (after updating), I'll have to test your bull ride.
The MkIV Scout Starship: Now provides counter-missile coverage.
I wants it. That and brave scouts. Tasty!