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Esteem

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Esteem
Production information

Class:

Destroyer

Role:

  • Glassing operations[1]
  • Ship-to-ship warfare
  • Ground assault[1]
  • Planetary occupation[1]
Specifications

Length:

1,664 meters (5,460 ft)[1]

Width:

1,350 meters (4,400 ft)[1]

Engine:

Repulsor engines

Slipspace drive:

Equipped

Hull:

Nanolaminate hull plating

Armament:

Complement:

Numerous ground forces, dropships, and support aircraft

Service information

Affiliation:

Covenant

 

The Esteem was a Covenant CPV-class heavy destroyer.[3] The Esteem sent a taunting message, a form of psychological warfare, to the UNSC Pillar of Autumn during the Fall of Reach.[4]

Message

• CPV Esteem (DE H c-10)

  • SCS Pillar of Autumn
RECEIVED (trans) 04.2.7.1139
via x-process 02988.2.32.738288
(process owner BW - AI - Class III)

"You will not know where we have struck until you have fallen."

Sources

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Halo: The Essential Visual Guide, page 48
  2. ^ Halo Encyclopedia, page 270
  3. ^ Halo Encyclopedia, page 275
  4. ^ Transmissions promotional material.