Medium or larger ships and stations can deploy Drones automatically to aid them during their operation. Builder ships use Building Drones to construct station modules. Wares can be transferred using Cargo Drones between ships or where stations lack appropriate docking modules. Defence Drones will be deployed to help attack nearby enemies. Large Miner ships use Gas Collector Drones and Mining Drones to collect Liquid and Solid resources. Repair Drones use repair lasers to repair hull damage when out of combat.