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Today is May 5th which means it's Star-Wars Day episode II: Revenge of the 5th.

For this task, you will output the following image of a Sith TIE-fighter:

 ____         ____
/\  /\ ___   /\  /\
| \/  /   \  | \/ |
|--[=| (+) [=|-[]-|
| /\  \___/  | /\ |
\/__\/       \/__\/

Your output may have any extra whitespace that doesn't affect the representation of the image. You may output a list of lines instead of a string with newlines.

This is , so shortest answer wins.

(If it's May 4th in your time zone, try X-Wing Starfighter)

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  • \$\begingroup\$ Wasn’t sith day May the 6th \$\endgroup\$ May 4 at 16:43
  • \$\begingroup\$ @TheEmptyStringPhotographer There is apparently much disagreement about whether to recognize May 5 or 6: r/memes: Revenge of the 5th or 6th? As far as I can see, it's generally recognized as May 5 simply because it's the day after May 4. \$\endgroup\$
    – noodle man
    May 4 at 16:48

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Charcoal, 53 bytes

“ HX⁵⌊ω#⊘δ⌈L¿≦ M”‖MC¹³¦⁰M²↑-[=M²↑“ ↙~⌕EF℅≔?⌊Σ⁵À⌈Xζ“2~

Try it online! Link is to verbose version of code. Explanation:

“ HX⁵⌊ω#⊘δ⌈L¿≦ M”

Draw the left half of the outside of a wing using a compressed string.

‖M

Reflect to complete the wing.

C¹³¦⁰

Copy it to the other wing.

M²↑-[=

Change the left wing to be an inside view.

M²↑“ ↙~⌕EF℅≔?⌊Σ⁵À⌈Xζ“2~

Draw the body using a compressed string.

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Ruby, 122 120 bytes

-3.upto(2){|j|puts (k=j.abs)<1?'|--[=| (+) [=|-[]-|':'`D;:>hXQQQYVV`D;:>f'.bytes.map{|i|'|  _\/  _'[i*6/6**k%6*k/j]}*''}

Try it online!

This prints the centre row as a literal, and uses two slightly different base-6 encodings for the upper and lower rows as follows

      Upper Lower
    0   |     |
    1   _   space
    2 space space
    3 space   _
    4   /     \
    5   \     /  

This is the same length as the output, so it just beats the "print the literal" solution. It can probably be shortened a bit, but printing the literal with a few naive substitutions might be a shorter approach.

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05AB1E, 74 bytes

•2%jи
Aß#™`@¬:¨úëH±ç†∍{Þθ¶@M/Š[cmγ¾?N¨‹}ÚŦaoé€-èα¤ÆÖÑMÓ•"_ \/|
-[=])+("Åв

Outputs as a list of characters.

Try it online. (The J in the footer is to join all characters together to a single string. Feel free to remove it to see the actual result.)

Explanation:

Compressing the entire thing (using the default ASCII-art compression technique) seems to be the shortest..

•2%jи\nAß#™`@¬:¨úëH±ç†∍{Þθ¶@M/Š[cmγ¾?N¨‹}ÚŦaoé€-èα¤ÆÖÑMÓ•
                  # Push compressed integer 5469072357431047243168628920623877613141385035707549597465492997649394965642722070200968674642555323502935338931850326894978849043270
 "_ \/|\n-[=])+(" # Push this string
  Åв              # Convert the large integer to this custom base,
                  # basically converting it to base-length, and indexing into the string
                  # (after which the list of characters is output implicitly as result)

See this 05AB1E tip of mine (section How to compress large integers?) to understand why •2%jи\nAß#™`@¬:¨úëH±ç†∍{Þθ¶@M/Š[cmγ¾?N¨‹}ÚŦaoé€-èα¤ÆÖÑMÓ• is 5469072357431047243168628920623877613141385035707549597465492997649394965642722070200968674642555323502935338931850326894978849043270.

  • Here an approach using vertical reflection and manually fixing the _s: 79 bytes
  • Here an approach using two replacement 0s, and manually replacing them with both \/__\/: 79 bytes
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