A Skiff.

The Alliance skiff was a low altitude flying assault vehicle used by the Alliance for ground attacks. During the Battle of Serenity Valley, Independent Planets Sergeant Malcolm Reynolds shot down an Alliance skiff using a UA 571-D Ground Sentry anti-air gun.[1]

Physically, it strongly resembles the Foxbat Class fighter/bomber, and was sometimes confused with that craft during the heat of battle.

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Skiffs are first featured in the Firefly TV series' episode "Serenity," when Malcolm Reynolds shoots one down at the Battle of Serenity Valley using a Ground Sentry anti-air gun; and are mentioned on the unaired "Dead or Alive" script, as the Alliance opens a new gear shift, on Verbena, for a new line of military skiffs.

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