Novum empire is the old fraction using heavy armored fast spaceships to continue their expansion.
Novum Desolator is light hover dealing a lot of plasma damage. 6 Plasma guns is enough for short attacks. Try to be carefull because it's not tanky as Cruiser the optimal tactic for playing Desolator is a circle tactic. U just flying circles around shelter, attacking enemies with fast burst attacks, using shelter to regen your energy between attacks.
Get it on factory and glorify the Novum Empire. Become the pilot, leading Novum to prosperity!