Unlike the lightly-armed norm for the class, the Black Doom boasted a considerable arsenal. The ship had been augmented with a pair of torpedo launchers, giving it a reasonable punch against starships and hard targets. Brock had also ordered the engines to be considerably overhauled so that the extra mass of weapons would not degrade the performance. The results were mostly satisfactory the ship boasted greater firepower and speed, but at the expense of being difficult to control.
During the course of its career as Brock's personal starfighter, the Black Doom crashed a lot.