Is a Carrier really a Capital Ship though? Capital Ships are used for military purposes but Fleet Carriers aren't. Personally, I see them as mobile bases.Carrier is a Capital ship and new content that will undoubtedly steer the game in a new direction (if it links into new era). It should take effort, planning, logistics and resources to take it around the galaxy. If you want to see the galaxy, you can always buy an Anaconda.