The Star Wars Show has revealed a new ship that we’ll be seeing in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – the U-Wing, or the the INCOM UT-60 as it’s more formally known. And it’s got moveable wings! You have to love a ship with moveable wings. This makes it instantly more appealing as a toy.
According to Lucasfilm Story Group member Matt Martin, “It’s a troop transport and gun ship, so it’s there to bring in rebel troops through heavy fire zones and get out as quickly as possible. The wings move depending on the situation. It’s there to drop off troops and provide air support.”
Actually, this isn’t the first time we’ve seen the ship. Martin reveals that the U-Wing was the ship featured in the first ever piece of concept art revealed for Rogue One last year at the Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim. You can see that image at bottom of the new pics below.
And here’s the full, latest episode of The Star Wars Show. Warning: it contains “Weird Al” Yankovic: