Mel Brandon is a specialist in laser-based weaponry, shields, frame shift drives and engines. He was dishonourably discharged from the Federal Defence Force for disobeying a senior officer who ordered a combat strike on a labour protest, but he was popular in the service, and retains some useful contacts. Many of his comrades-in-arms have since joined him in his business.

— In-Game Description

Mel Brandon is an engineer in the Colonia Region who specialises in laser weapons, utility modules, thrusters, and shield generators. He is based out of The Brig in the Luchtaine system.

Access Requirements

Achieve Grade 3 access plus at least 1/3 progress towards Grade 4 with Elvira Martuuk.
Meeting Requirements
Attain a Cordial or higher relationship with the Colonia Council minor faction to receive an invitation mission.
Unlock Requirements
Provide 100,000 credits worth of bounty vouchers against The Nameless minor faction.
Note: Bounty vouchers from any source appear to be acceptable and can be used towards this requirement.
Reputation Gain
Craft modules.
Note: The available quality of this Engineer's modifications improves over time, from Grade 1 to Grade 5, as pilots purchase more modifications.

Modifications Offered

The following modifications to modules are available from this engineer:

Beam Laser (Grade 5)

Burst Laser (Grade 5)

Pulse Laser (Grade 5)

Shield Generator (Grade 5)

Thrusters (Grade 5)

Shield Booster (Grade 5)

Frame Shift Drive (Grade 5)

Frame Shift Drive Interdictor (Grade 5)

Shield Cell Bank (Grade 4)

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