|X²: The Threat|
|X³: Terran Conflict|
|X³: Albion Prelude|
- The Teladi Bat was considered to be the slowest M5 of its class, so it was retired and the Teladi Harrier replaced the ship. It is considered to be more profitable out of the two, although it has not improved on its speed very much.
- As the Teladi Believe in profit the ships cargo bay has been extended to fit double the original capacity at the expense of shield space.
- —Encyclopedia description, X³: Albion Prelude
When the Teladi realized that the Bat - the slowest ship of its class - was antiquated they began to develop a new M5 scout. The result was the Harrier, which was still quite slow but more profitable.