The Gozanti-class cruiser, also known as the Gozanti-class armed transport, was a class of armored starship used by various factions, and as such had many modified sub-variants, including the Black Sun frigate, the Imperial Gozanti-class cruiser, the C-ROC Gozanti-class light cruiser, the IGV-55 surveillance vessel, and the Gozanti-class Assault Carrier. During the First Order/Resistance War, the Gozanti Armed Transport shared a similar name.
The Gozanti-class cruiser was a starship that could act as a freighter and cruiser. It could be modified to accommodate a twin laser turret in a dorsal mount and a heavy laser cannon on its ventral side. The Gozanti also had a loading elevator on the bottom near the nose and docking ports to the side near the cockpit section. The ships had a hyperdrive and three engines.
Over the years, there were numerous variants of Gozanti-class cruisers produced. Several variations used by the Galactic Empire included the Imperial Gozanti-class cruiser, Gozanti-class Assault Carrier, and the IGV-55 surveillance vessel. The C-ROC Gozanti-class light cruiser was a modified version that was designed to hold more cargo space. It was commonly used by criminal organizations. The Separatist Gozanti-class cruiser was a modified Gozanti used by the Separatist Alliance for their own purposes. The Black Sun cartel used Black Sun frigate, a modified Gozanti for their criminal activities.