Explorer class Survey Cruiser

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Explorer class Survey Cruiser
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Published, canon design.
Type: LC Survey Cruiser
Also see
Blueprint {{{blueprint}}}
Cargo 60 Tons
Crew 19
Officers TBD
Enlisted TBD
Hardpoints 8
Hull {{{hull}}}
Jump J-3
Maneuver 1 G
Model TBD
Origin Third Imperium
Passengers 28 High/Med 0 Low
Reference {{{ref}}}
Size 800 Tons
Streamlining {{{aerodynam}}}
Tech Level TL–12
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Explorer class Survey Cruiser is an exploratory ship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The 800-ton Explorer-class is designed specifically for exploratory operation in deep space.

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. Partly streamlined.
2. Crew 19 crew. The ship carries a crew of 19 plus space for 8 security personnel and 20 scientists.
3. Performance The Survey scout is capable of Jump-3 and 1-G.
4. Electronics TBD
5. Hardpoints 8 hardpoints.
6. Armament It carries 8 double pulse laser turrets.
7. Defenses TBD
8. Craft The orbit-to-orbit, partly streamlined ship maintains contact with planetary surfaces through two ventrally transported modular cutters.
9. Fuel Treatment TBD
10. Cost TBD
11. Construction Time TBD
12. Comments Lab space totaling 72 tons, plus 2 air/rafts, and ATV, and 60 tons of cargo space, make the ship ideal for its intended purpose.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

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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.