Cluster class Light Fleet Carrier

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Cluster class Light Fleet Carrier
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TBD
Type: VL Fleet Carrier
Agility 3
Also see Carrier
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint No
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Cargo 50.0 Tons
Cost MCr49,615.01
Qty: MCr 39,692.008
Crew 632
Enlisted 570
Officers 62
EOS Still in active service.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 499
Hull Close Structure Hull
Illustration No
IOC Unknown
Jump J-1
Maneuver 3 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 50
Model Model/4 Fib
Origin Tellerian Cluster
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
QSP VL-0DP31
Reference Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Size 49,900 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Partially Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–10
USP VL-N4134D3-A80002-61708-A
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Cluster class Light Fleet Carrier is a warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

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General Description & Deck Plans[edit]

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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 49,900 tons. The size of a cruiser, the close structure hull is partially streamlined and heavily armored to withstand heavy punishment.
2. Crew It carries a platoon of 50 marines.
3. Performance They are capable of 3 G's acceleration, and have 2 agility.
4. Electronics Its command and control center is equipped with DRADIS and a pair of model 4 fib computers.
5. Hardpoints xTBD hardpoints.
6. Armament The weapons load is configured to protect versus enemy fighter and missile strikes which are viewed as the major threat. A battery of nine triple sand casters turrets, two repulsor bays, 340 twin pulse laser turrets organized into twenty batteries.

Offense is limited to its fighters and eight heavy missile bays fitted for nuclear ordinance. These are used for ship to surface and against enemy combatants that break through the screening force of eighty fighters. Each of the two battle fleets has eighteen of these carriers deployed as a deterrent force, to prevent aggression against the cluster's colonies.

7. Defenses Thirty dual plasma cannons firing as sixty point defense batteries protect the vessel.
8. Craft Its major offensive power is from its eight squadrons of single place, 25 ton Snake class Fleet Defense Fighters. It carries twenty 100 ton Talon class Scouts, organized into two squadrons. They act as the eyes of the fleet and facilitate marine landings. There are two launch tubes to ensure rapid deployment and recovery of the fighter complement.
9. Fuel Treatment It is capable of gas giant refueling and is fitted with fuel scoops and on board fuel purification. It carries enough fuel for two consecutive jumps.
10. Cost MCrTBD.
11. Construction Time TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Remarks Other Equipment:

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Designed and built for the CNS of the Tellerian Cluster, this is a class of fleet carrier.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

Vessel Peculiarities: No information yet available.

Class Naming Practice/s: No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Military Ship - Warship - Subcraft Carrier - Light Carrier:

  1. Type VL class Light Carrier
    1. Avenger class Escort Carrier
    2. Bullfrog class Fighter Tender
    3. Cluster class Light Fleet Carrier
    4. Collossal class Light Carrier
    5. Dauntless class Light Carrier
    6. De Gaulle class Light Carrier
    7. Fuchuan class Warship Carrier
    8. Garin class Light Carrier
    9. Heng-O class Light Carrier
    10. Hangar class Light Fleet Carrier
    11. Hybrid Zeno class Light Carrier
    12. Kosigar class Light Carrier
    13. Liaoning class Light Carrier
    14. Nova class Light Carrier
    15. Regal Ark class Light Fleet Carrier
    16. Skimkish class Light Carrier
    17. SLC8 Penetia class Light Carrier
    18. Vati class Support Carrier

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