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Drive Strengthening is an engineer modification that can be applied to Thrusters. It increases module integrity and decreases thermal load, at the cost of increased mass.

It is available in 5 grades, with the highest grade offering up to 110% increase in module integrity and up to 50% decrease in thermal load.

Availability

This modification can be applied by the following engineers, up to the maximum specified grade:

Grade 1

Primary Effects

Attribute Min Max Benefit
Integrity 0% +30% Positive
Mass +5% +5% Negative
Thermal Load -10% -10% Positive

Materials Required

Grade 2

Primary Effects

Attribute Min Max Benefit
Integrity +30% +50% Positive
Mass +10% +10% Negative
Thermal Load -10% -20% Positive

Materials Required

Grade 3

Primary Effects

Attribute Min Max Benefit
Integrity +50% +70% Positive
Mass +15% +15% Negative
Thermal Load -20% -30% Positive

Materials Required

Grade 4

Primary Effects

Attribute Min Max Benefit
Integrity +70% +90% Positive
Mass +20% +20% Negative
Thermal Load -30% -40% Positive

Materials Required

Grade 5

Primary Effects

Attribute Min Max Benefit
Integrity +90% +110% Positive
Mass +25% +25% Negative
Thermal Load -40% -50% Positive

Materials Required

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