Active was a brand. They had a plastic coated steel base. Nice shells, lost the market share wars with the big boys. I still have one left.
There’s always an Arquillian Battle Cruiser, or a Corillian Death Ray, or an intergalactic plague that is about to wipe out all life on this miserable little planet, and the only way these people can get on with their happy lives is that they DO NOT KNOW ABOUT IT!