I recently had took the opportunity to fix up the model a little and redo the texture somewhat. More changes may be made later.
Since this was originally meant to be a wallpaper for personal use, I just threw in a random image from Google images for the background. I'm too lazy and don't have time to make my own space background. When I decided to post the image here, I did some research using TinEye and found that the background's original artist seems to be here: [link]
R-9 work-in-progress image: [link]
Collection of renders depicting the R-9: [link]
Full showreel: [link]