O' WAR BOMBARDIER
Reconnaissance wings of the Polyp
People's militia survey their territories from
the baskets of specially cultured Man O' Wars.
Being a living organism used as a mode of high
atmosphere conveyance, Man O' War Bombardiers
have survived desperate encounters with the
enemy when is was able to heal its injuries
enough to carry its crew back to safety.
Air rudder aids in steering the balloon, and
adjusting it also pulls on the polyp's vestigial
ischium, helping to convey the pilot's desired
Gunner's bubble with quad enamel rifles for
air to surface fire.
Pivoting belt fed enamel rifle for air to air
This eye is no longer connected to an occipital
nerve and merely spasms, unseeing.
This highly retentive membrane swells with
the buoyant bacterial gases inside that carry
the craft aloft.