Chaiik class Frigate

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Chaiik class Frigate
Sath Logo.gif
TBD
Type: FG Frigate
Also see Frigate
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint No
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Cargo 8.0 Tons
Cost MCr855.794
Qty: MCr 684.635
Crew 16
Officers 5
Enlisted 11
Era 1105
Hardpoints 8
Hull TBD Hull
Illustration No
IOC TBD
Jump J-2
Maneuver 6 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines TBD
Model Model/TBD
Origin Sath Alliance
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
QSP TBD
Reference Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Size 800 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–11
USP TBD
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Chaiik class Frigate is a light warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The TL–11 hulls have jump 2 drives and carry enough internal fuel for two range 2 jumps, and carry drop tanks with 28 days of power plant fuel and an additional jump 2 as needed.

Image Repository[edit]

No information yet available.

General Description & Deck Plans[edit]

Tonnage: 800 tons (standard), 11,200 cubic meters.
Crew: 5 officers, 11 ratings
Performance: Jump 2. 6G acceleration. Power plant-7. 56 EP. Agility 5.
Electronics: Model 5/fib computer.
Hardpoints/Armament: Two triple pulse laser turrets and four triple missile turrets.
Defenses: Two triple sand caster turrets in a single battery.
Craft: No small craft
Fuel Treatment: Fuel scoops with fuel purification plant
Cost: MCr 855.794 standard. MCr 684.635 in quantity.
Construction Time: 112 weeks standard. 90 weeks in quantity.

Basic Ship Characteristics[edit]

Following the Imperial Navy and IISS Universal Ship Profile and data, additional information is presented in the format shown here. The small craft factor indicates the number of squadrons (...of ten subcraft) carried on the ship. Tonnage on the universal ship profile is shown in kilotons (...thousands of tons) where necessary. [1]

Basic Ship Characteristics [2]
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage / Hull TBD tons.
2. Crew TBD crew.
3. Performance Propulsion:
  • Jump-TBD
  • TBD-G acceleration
  • Power Plant-TBD
  • TBD-EPs
  • Agility-TBD
4. Electronics Model/TBD fib computer.
5. Hardpoints xTBD hardpoints.
6. Armament The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
  • No information yet available.
7. Defenses No information yet available.
8. Craft TBD
9. Fuel Treatment TBD
10. Cost MCrTBD.
11. Construction Time TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Comments TBD
  • Standard cargo capacity amounts to TBD.0 tons.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

There are currently eight of these vessels in service with the Sshkih (world) fleet. The Chaiik class Frigate is a light escort vessel designed to support Sath fleet operations. Designed and built for the Sath Alliance Military Forces. These ships operate within the Far Home Sector.

Distant Fringe Vessels[edit]

The Distant Fringe is said to be a far spinward-rimward area inhabited by colonists and refugees originating on Terra. The region is extremely isolated, separated from the rest of Charted Space by vast, almost uncrossable rifts that were once broached by a system of calibration Points and the use of tankers. Those few academics within Charted Space who have found references to the Distant Fringe regard it as little more than a tall tale. Likewise, many of the inhabitants of the Distant Fringe believe the existence of Charted Space to be mythical.[3]

Vessels originating within the Distant Fringe are very rarely encountered outside of the region. However, misjumps do occur and anomalies with bizarre spacetime and Jumpspace effects exist: as such, craft of this type are not entirely unknown within Charted Space.[4]

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

Each vessel within the class is named by the government of the state that produces it. They generally draw on traditional naming protocols and it is not uncommon for a historical class name to be reused.

  • Individual vessels within the class are issued specific serial numbers and transponder codes.
  • Naming a ship is considered a serious affair and is generally accompanied by a traditional ceremony, usually pouring a local beverage over the bows of the craft. Starfarers tend to be superstitious folk and a ship with a frivolous name is considered "unlucky".

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Warship - Frigate:

  1. Type EF class Frigate
    1. Chaiik class Frigate

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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This article was copied or excerpted from the following copyrighted sources and used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author.

  1. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  2. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  3. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak
  4. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak