All commanders, be advised, the Blue Epaulettes have initiated an area-wide lockdown.

— Blue Epualettes comms message

The Blue Epaulettes are an Advanced Tactical Response unit that operates in independent systems. Their ships are designated "System ATR" when targeted.[1] They are dispatched to apprehend the most fearsome criminals in cases where standard system security forces are inadequate.[2]


  1. YouTube: Elite Dangerous Clipper vs ATR
  2. YouTube: Elite Dangerous: Beyond - Chapter One Content Livestream - Part 1
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