The Newest in a long line of fighter-bombers, the F-19 is capable of spacial and atmospheric operations. When fighting in a low-atmosphere environment, F-19s are armed with guided missiles, magnetic bombs, and zero-gravity mines to disable and destroy space stations, platforms, and capital ships. When deployed in atmosphere it can carry a wide array of payloads ranging from standard cluster bombs to air-to-surface missiles.
The F-19s on Apollo are called upon by the Forward Observers of Alpha Company to deliver hell to the enemy. Should Easy Company take too long to stop the Queen, General Koller decides to cut his loses and sends in all available squadrons of F-19s to Apollo. The tactic is to bomb the entire colony into the ground, leaving nothing alive, and its name is Broken Arrow.