|Certification Required||Armored Assault I|
|Primary Weapon||75mm Cannon|
|Secondary Weapon||12mm Rotary Chaingun|
|Ammunition Used||Lightning Shell and Rotary Chaingun Bullets|
|Top speed||75 kph|
The Lightning light tank is used by all three Empires. It has the least armor, smallest profile and highest speed. It lacks the firepower and armor to engage a medium tank. Instead it can be used for drive-by shooting or as light artillery. A Lightning can be transported by the Galaxy dropship .
Shots to kill (with 75mm Cannon only):
(The above numbers are taken with full Armor; no Vehicle Shields applied)