The technology unlocks four ship components: the Laser, the Prototype Elerium Beam, the Prototype Antimatter Missile and the Prototype Durantium Driver. It also unlocks the starbase module Advanced Starbase Defenses.
Allows construction of basic weapons systems.
The best defense is a good offense. Interestingly, so is the best offense. With that in mind, we've developed weapon systems which should prove very well suited to space-based defense. And, as discussed, offense.