Orbital structures that affects the tide of battle, allows a defensive hold towards their own planet. Alliance Space Station, Imperial space station (Cardan-class) and Consortium Space Station while having their hangar intact spawn fighters and even reinforcement depends on tier level of the space station.
- Alliance Space Station
- Imperial space station (Cardan-class)
- Death Star
- Death Star II
- Consortium Space Station (expansion pack)
- Pirate Asteroid Base (not buildable)
While defending, make it a priority to use the reinforcements at your disposale. While attacking, target the shield generator above all else, then target the hangar bay.
Durning skirmish battles, upgrade the defenses, allowing fighters and other ships to be diverted for attack.