Dirqral class Battleship

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Dirqral class Battleship
Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Type: BA Heavy Battleship
Also see
Blueprint {{{blueprint}}}
Canon {{{canon}}}
Cargo 450 Tons
Cost MCr287,399.31
Qty: MCr 229,919.448
Crew 2,791
Officers TBD
Enlisted TBD
Hardpoints 3,000
Hull {{{hull}}}
Jump J-3
Maneuver 6 G
Model TBD
Origin Zhodani
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
Reference {{{ref}}}
Size 300,000 Tons
Streamlining {{{aerodynam}}}
Tech Level TL–13
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Dirqral class Battleship is a heavy warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

In the Zhodani Navy the Diqral-class battleship is an aging TL–13 design still in service with the Zhodani Navy, but is still a capable and useful line-of-battle ship; mounting Jump-3, 6-G acceleration and 6-Agility with somewhat aging weapons, the Diqral is an effective ship when coupled with other vessels capable of supporting it.

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]
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage Tonnage: 300,000 tons (standard). 4,200,000 cubic meters.
2. Crew Crew: 279 officers. 2,512 ratings.
3. Performance Performance: Jump-3. 6-G. Power plant-9. 27,000 EP. Agility 6.
4. Electronics Electronics: Model 7/fib computer
5. Hardpoints Hardpoints: One spinal weapons mount. Fifty 100-ton bays. One hundred thirty five 50-ton bays. Seven hundred hardpoints.
6. Armament Armament: Spinal mount meson gun (factor-P). Five hundred seventy triple beam laser turrets organized into 57 batteries. Thirty five 50-ton fusion gun bays. Forty 100-ton particle accelerator bays. One hundred 50-ton missile bays.
7. Defenses Defenses: Ten 100-ton repulsor bays. Five hundred fifty triple sandcaster turrets organized into 50 batteries. Meson screen (Factor-3). Nuclear Damper (Factor-3). Armored hull (Factor-4).
8. Craft Craft: Two 50-ton small craft.
9. Fuel Treatment Fuel Treatment: Integral fuel scoops; on-board fuel treatment plant.
10. Cost Cost: MCr 287,399.31 standard. MCr 229,919.448 in quantity.
11. Construction Time Construction Time: 56 months singly; 33 months in quantity.
12. Comments TBD
  • Standard cargo capacity amounts to 450.0 tons.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The Dirqral class Battleship is a ship serving with the Zhodani Navy.

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.