Dalet class Asteroid Cruiser

From Traveller Wiki - Science-Fiction Adventure in the Far future
Jump to: navigation, search
Dalet class Asteroid Cruiser
Imperial Sunburst-Sun-IISS-Traveller.gif
Non-canon fan design.
Type: CAM Missile Cruiser
Also see
Blueprint {{{blueprint}}}
Canon {{{canon}}}
Cargo 20 Tons
Cost MCr59,509.5
Qty: 47,607.6
Crew 713 with 100 marines
Officers TBD
Enlisted TBD
Hardpoints 1,000
Hull {{{hull}}}
Jump J-3
Maneuver 3 G
Model TBD
Origin Dysprosuk Enclave
Passengers 0 High/Med 6 Low
QSP TBD
Reference {{{ref}}}
Size 100,000 Tons
Streamlining {{{aerodynam}}}
Tech Level TL–12
USP CAM-R9334F3-691100-88009-0
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Dalet class Asteroid Cruiser is a warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The Dalet class Asteroid Cruiser is an unstreamlined buffered asteroid hull structure is inexpensively harvested from the system's asteroid belts.

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 craft) carried on the ship. Tonnage on the universal ship profile is shown in kilotons (thousands of tons) where necessary. [1]

Basic Ship Characteristics [2]
#. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage 100,000 tons. Unstreamlined buffered asteroid hull structure.
2. Crew 713 with 100 marines.
3. Performance There is enough fuel aboard for a single Jump-3 and drives provide 3-Gs acceleration.
4. Electronics Mk.3 computer.
5. Hardpoints 1,000 hardpoints.
6. Armament The vessel mounts the following weapon systems:
  • 10 heavy missile bays,
  • 300 triple sand caster turrets, firing as 30 batteries
  • 300 dual fusion gun turrets, firing as 30 batteries and
  • 300 triple laser turrets, firing as 30 batteries.
7. Defenses The thick rocky/metallic hull provides some free, if bulky protection. It carries light meson screens and a nuclear damper system.
8. Craft A company of 100 marines is carried with drop capsules.
9. Fuel Treatment It is fitted with a 100 ton refueling lighter and a fuel purification plant.
10. Cost MCr59,509.5
Qty: 47,607.6
11. Construction Time 32 months.
12. Comments The numerous 100 ton missile bays are for orbital bombardment, this arsenal can force poorly defended planets to capitulate to a single vessel of this class.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Number in Class: 8. It was built for the Dysprosuk.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

This article has Metadata

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.