Critique my Rattlesnake build

Looking for input on a cheap-ish LVL 4 missioning Rattlesnake:
The idea is similar to Raven – jump away, peg things with Fury Cruise missiles, and hit them with sentries when things get in range
With my skills it has 350ish tank, 662 missile DPS, and 412 Garde DPS
My next upgrade is to Republic Fleet Target Painter

[Rattlesnake, Ravensnake]

Ballistic Control System II
Ballistic Control System II
Ballistic Control System II
Drone Damage Amplifier II
Missile Guidance Enhancer I
Damage Control II

Large Micro Jump Drive
Phased Scoped Target Painter
Missile Guidance Computer II
Large Shield Booster II
Copasetic Compact Shield Boost Amplifier
Thermal Shield Hardener II
Kinetic Shield Hardener II

Cruise Missile Launcher II, Scourge Fury Cruise Missile
Cruise Missile Launcher II, Scourge Fury Cruise Missile
Cruise Missile Launcher II, Scourge Fury Cruise Missile
Cruise Missile Launcher II, Scourge Fury Cruise Missile
Cruise Missile Launcher II, Scourge Fury Cruise Missile
Drone Link Augmentor II

Large Capacitor Control Circuit I
Large Capacitor Control Circuit I
Large Capacitor Control Circuit I

Federation Navy Garde x2
Garde II x2

Check the optimal range of your Gardes.
By using Fury missile you will have serious problem to apply damage to smaller ships.
You can also use less tank if you increase your range further. I only have a T2 armor resist, a T2 armor rep, and 2 armor rigs on my sentry domi as tanks, so I guess a T2 invul and an EM rig is probably all you need on a rattlesnake. Use your rest rigs for more drone control range, and mids for drone optimal range.

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I do switch to precision missiles for frigates and drones. With target painter, it is sufficient.
As far as improving drone optimal range, my control range is only like 70km, so wardens already exceed it :frowning: And I don’t have room for more link augmentors.
I’ll have to play with drone control range rigs though,thank you for the idea!

I went RHML on my snake. I found that if I wanted to play in snipe range, other hulls could do it better / cheaper.

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