Aggressive and brutal, the Garthans are a warlike race of reptilians bent on galactic conquest, found spread throughout the Purple Void. What they might lack in intelligence is made up for by their long experience in fighting each other. As a result their technology is often simple, but robust and brutally effective. Their fighter craft are heavily armored and sometimes appear in large numbers.
The best way to survive an encounter with a Garthan flotilla is to keep your distance. The Garthans rely on primitive short-range weapons and simple guided missiles. If you can withstand the initial assault by the fighters, and have some long range projectile or missile weapons, you may be able to stay out of the firing range of the larger ships entirely.