The new Resurgent-class Star Destroyer in The Force Awakens has a nose design resembling Kylo Ren's light-saber.

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Is this just a coincidence that Kylo Ren's light-saber looks the same or does it have some meaning to it?

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    It's so the First Order can give an entire planet the finger before blasting it away. – RichS May 16 '16 at 7:46
  • @RichS, LOL, didn't think of that. – KyloRen May 16 '16 at 8:20
  • In-universe? Or out? Because @Richard's answer gives the "in" explanation. I would be fairly certain that it was on the mind of the production team putting this together. – GeoffAtkins May 16 '16 at 18:43

Unknown, but unlikely.

According to the Star Wars: Incredible Cross-Sections factbook, the Resurgent is part of a new class of Star Destroyer, larger and better armed than those seen in the Imperial Era and sporting heavier armour, more weapons and an improved design. This apparently includes front-mounted tractor beam emitters.

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That being said, it seems highly unlikely that Snoke's designers would be taking advice from Ren as to how to build a ship and where to put bits. It also seems highly unlikely that Ren would want to build a ship that's intentionally evocative of his own failure to build a workable lightsaber without having to jerry-rig plasma vents onto it.

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    Snope? Do you mean Supreme Leader Severus Snape? – recognizer May 16 '16 at 17:11
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    @recognizer He was referring to this. – Rogue Jedi May 16 '16 at 18:39
  • snope, snope, severus snope. – tombull89 May 17 '16 at 15:35
  • @tombull89 - Dumbledore – Valorum May 17 '16 at 15:41
  • @Richard yes, that was what I was also referencing – tombull89 May 17 '16 at 15:42

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