Assault Transport

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An Assault Transport is a combat lander whose primary roles are to suppress the enemy and to to ferry troops, AFV's, and combat materiel from space to the surface.

Please see the following AAB articles for more information:

Description[edit]

These vessels specialize in supporting ground operations, and usually are associated with the delivery of troops in combat zones. They also serve in other combat support roles including combat resupply, medevac, communications, and direct/indirect fire support.

  • Jump capability is normally restricted to the larger ship classes.
  • Please see Military Starship Types for more information.

Strategy and Doctrine[edit]

Assault Transports are most often sent in after an extended planetary bombardment is conducted.

History and background[edit]

No information yet available.

Ship Classes[edit]

  • Assault Transport: A relatively large vessel for the class, both armed and armored. They often carry organic troop transports and provide standoff combat support.
  • Assault Shuttle: A smaller vessel with limited troop capacity. Although it is armored, its weapon suite is much more limited.

Representative Types[edit]

34 Representative Assault Transport (I) Classes

Class Origin Hull designation Technology level Tonnage Jump Drive
Class Origin Hull designation Technology level Tonnage Jump Drive
Assault Lander class Marine Gig Third Imperium IS 15 20 0
Biskra class Regimental Assault Cruiser Katowice Conquest IA 14 50,000 4
Black Jack class Regimental Command Transport Descarothe Hegemony IL 9 500 1
Dominion class Troop Transport Katowice Conquest II 11 6,000 2
Druse class Assault Lander Avalar Consulate IAl 9 30 0
Eiaikeiar class Intruder Transport Aslan IL 14 3,000 3
Fringian Assault Transport Distant Fringe II 10 300 0
Gram class Troop Transport Sword Worlds II 12 22,000 3
Slicer class Assault Shuttle Mercenary IS 14 50 0
Hero class Intruder Transport Aslan IMI 14 3,000 3
Heward class Troop Transport Third Imperium IA 15 90,000 4
Hussar class Light Troop Transport Solomani IL 13 10,000 4
Infinite Stratos class Assault Transport Darrian Confederation IA 15 100,000 4
K'Bam class Assault Lander Akras IAS 8 8 0
Kitzukhan class Troop Transport Third Imperium II 15 7,000 4
Lias class Fleet Transport Rimward Federation IA 10 3,000 1
LSM 12 class Assault Transport Principality of Caledon IA 12 40,000 0
Mad Anthony class Battalion Transport Descarothe Hegemony IL 9 4,000 1
Mal'Gnar class Skiff Ma'Gnar Primarchic IS 12 20 0
Maxwell class Troop Transport Third Imperium IA 15 100,000 4
Nest class Troop Transport Sword Worlds IA 11 80,000 2
Platoon Drop Ship class Marine Cutter Third Imperium IS 15 50 0
Raptor class Troop Transport Third Imperium IS 13 20 0
Razruzhenye class Assault Carrier Solomani IM 14 20,000 4
Rude Surprise class Commando Assault Ship Third Imperium ILI 9 200 1
Ruqinzhe class Cavalry Regimental Transport Celestial League II 10 14,000 1
Slicer class Assault Shuttle Mercenary IS 14 50 0
Steffern class Assault Lander Solomani ILI 13
Sturmge class Assault Shuttle Third Imperium IS 14 40 0
Tannhauser Gate class Divisional Transport Third Imperium IA 15 250,000 4
Tleiatre class Intruder Transport Aslan Hierate ILI 14 3,000 3
Torment class Assault Cruiser Old Worlds Navy IA 12 52,000 3
Type 071 Yuzhao class Assault Cruiser Sindalian Empire IA 13 20,000 4
Unwelcome Guest class Commando Assault Ship Third Imperium ILI 9 400 1

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