Ekawsiykua class Escort

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Ekawsiykua class Escort
Published, canon design.
Type: EL Escort
Also see
Architect TBD
Blueprint {{{blueprint}}}
Canon {{{canon}}}
Cargo 13 Tons
Cost MCr578.17
Crew 8
Officers TBD
Enlisted TBD
Era {{{era}}}
Hardpoints 8
Hull {{{hull}}}
Illustration {{{illustration}}}
Jump J-4
Maneuver 4 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines TBD
Model TBD
Origin Aslan Hierate
Passengers 10 High/Med 0 Low
Reference {{{ref}}}
Size 800 Tons
Size-cat {{{size-cat}}}
Streamlining {{{aerodynam}}}
Tech Level TL–14
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Ekawsiykua class Escort is an aslan warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Using an 800-ton hull, the escort is a military vessel employed by clans for space patrol and combat duties.

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 800 tons. The ship is unstreamlined.
2. Crew The escort requires a crew of eight: captain/pilot, navigator, five engineers, and a purser/exec. Generally, a medic, eight gunners, eight small craft pilots, two pinnace gunners, and a boarding party of ten soldiers are also carried on board in double occupancy staterooms.
3. Performance Fuel tankage of 380 tons supports the power plant and allows one Jump-4, and provides a 20-ton reserve for use by the vessel's small craft.
4. Electronics Adjacent to the bridge is a Model/4 computer.
5. Hardpoints The ship has eight hardpoints installed and eight tons allocated to fire control.
6. Armament Eight triple turrets mount three triple lasers and three triple missile racks.
7. Defenses Two triple sandcasters.
8. Craft The ship carries two armed pinnaces and five fighters for scouting and patrol duties.
9. Fuel Treatment TBD
10. Cost The ship costs MCr578.17 (including 10% discount for standard designs).
11. Construction Time It takes 25 months to build.
12. Comments There are twenty staterooms and no low berths.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

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References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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  1. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  2. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.