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A Convoy Dispersal Pattern is a type of signal source that randomly appears in populated systems. It indicates a convoy of ships has temporarily dropped into normal space, and presents a lucrative opportunity for pirates. Some convoys are better protected than others.

Spawn Locations

Convoy Dispersal Patterns can be found in any inhabited system (usually Shipping Lanes and spheres of influence).

Threat Level

  • Threat 0: Convoy Beacons will usually contain a small group of ships in a Wing. All ships are initially neutral. They can be scanned for data and also sometimes carry valuable cargo that can be stolen.
  • Threat 1: Beacons contain a single damaged Cobra MkIII.
  • Threat 2: