Ballista class Solar Sailor

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Ballista class Solar Sailor
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Ballista class Solar Sailor
Type: DE Destroyer Escort
Also see
Blueprint {{{blueprint}}}
Cargo 54 Tons
Cost MCr304.488 in quantity 243.59
Crew 206 with 200 Marines
Officers TBD
Enlisted TBD
Hardpoints 7
Hull {{{hull}}}
Jump J-1
Maneuver 0.1 G
Model TBD
Origin Taa Navy
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
QSP {{{QSP}}}
Reference {{{ref}}}
Size 700 Tons
Streamlining {{{aerodynam}}}
Tech Level TL–9
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Ballista class Solar Sailor is used as an escort and are dispatched in small groups to handle patrol and border enforcement duties.

  • They are mobile and visible to dissuade piracy and commerce raiding.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Locally built, these ships are a class of sleek, streamlined needle wedges. They are equipped with fuel scoops for ocean refueling and they have a purification refinery. They can carry two companies of marines. This design relies on its missile arsenal, it has seven triple missile turrets. The model 2 computer handles fire control, target lock and sensor sweeps. They use 700 square km of solar sails and rigging. Near a star they are capable of 0.1 G acceleration and carry enough fuel for two jumps.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The Taa (world) navy has a flotilla of twelve of these Destroyer Escorts stationed at the Starport.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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