Mainly used as a system border outpost and refueling station, the Ataturk model is able to contain fighters and dock with capital ships. Configured with long-range sensors to detect enemies before they come into range of the station it is also good as an advanced warning post. Equipped with both quad lasers and missile launchers it is developed to engage heavy freighters and fighters and even be able to take on capital ships with assistance. Along with its standard fighter complement, it can defend system borders easily and alert main defense fleets before any enemy can incur too far into occupied territory. It also has tractor beams that can provide docking assistance as well as capture intruders. It holds escape pods that can evacuate most of the crew and, if equipped, shuttles contained in the station's docking bay can usually evacuate the rest.