What is the name of the FTL drive the goa'uld use that rivals hyper drive in its speed. Is it a completely different drive, or just a modified hyper drive.


The Stargate wikia just says their ships use an Interstellar Hyperdrive.

Like most Goa'uld starships, Anubis's mothership contained a hyperdrive allowing for faster-than-light travel within the Milky Way galaxy.

The wikia, at least, seems to make little distinction between the drives on the various Motherships and Ha'tak. The tech seems to be crossover.

Hyperdrives are complimented by Inertial Dampeners because travel at such high speeds would cause instantaneous death due to the sudden acceleration.

All Goa'uld vessels are equipped with inertial dampeners. They are effective at any speeds, but cannot completely compensate for the activation or deactivation of the hyperdrive, causing the unprepared to be thrown across the room with a mild amount of force. (SG1: "Within the Serpent's Grasp")

I'm not sure how reliable this wikia is, but it does cite sources at the bottom of their pages referencing shows, RPG's and such. Example.

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    Up until Stargate Universe, all FTL was either through a wormhole (mostly a Stargate) or hyperdrive. SG:U introduced Destiny's normal-space FTL, and showed that even in other galaxies, the aliens there developed hyperdrive. So +1 from me. – Izkata Jan 25 '14 at 0:31
  • more information: it was in the episode when jack O'Neill and teal'c were taken hostage by klorel, and teal'c warns O'Neill about he deceleration. – joshua Jan 25 '14 at 4:49
  • @joshua Answer edited to address your comment. – Meat Trademark Jan 25 '14 at 5:12

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