Ghalalk class Armored Cruiser

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Ghalalk class Armored Cruiser
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TBD
Type: CA Heavy Cruiser
Agility 5
Also see Cruiser
Architect Timothy B. Brown
Blueprint Yes
Canon Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Cargo 45.0 Tons
Cost MCr34,919.84
Qty: MCr27,927.88
Crew 62 officers, 183 ratings, 200 Imperial Marines
Enlisted 183
Officers 62
EOS Still in active service.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 74 (500)
Hull Close Structure Hull
Illustration Yes
IOC Unknown
Jump J-4
Maneuver 5 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 200
Model Model/9 fib
Origin Third Imperium
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
QSP CA-TBD
Reference Fighting Ships 30.
Size 50,000 Tons
Size-cat BCS
Streamlining Partially Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–15
USP CA-P4459J3-585900-99H09-0
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Ghalalk class Armored Cruiser is a heavy warship and a basic fleet workhorse.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Comments: The Ghalalk class armored cruiser is a basic fleet workhorse, undertaking a wide variety of duties in peace-time, and supporting the battle fleets in war. [1]

Image Repository[edit]

No information yet available.

General Description & Deck Plans[edit]

No information yet available.

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. [2]

Basic Ship Characteristics [3]
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage 50,000 tons (standard). 700,000 cubic meters. [4]
2. Crew x62 officers, 183 ratings. [5] Total: 245 crew.
3. Performance Jump-4. 5-G. Power plant-9. 4,500-EP. Agility-5. [6]
4. Electronics Model/9 fib ship computer. [7]
5. Hardpoints One spinal weapons mount. Forty 50-ton bays. Seventy-four hardpoints. [8]
6. Armament One particle accelerator spinal mount (Factor-H). Forty 50-ton missile bays. Fifty triple beam laser turrets organized into five batteries. Ten dual fusion gun turrets organized into one battery. [9]
7. Defenses Fourteen triple sandcaster turrets organized into two batteries. Nuclear damper (Factor-9). Meson screen (Factor-5). Armored hull (Factor-5). [10]
8. Craft Four small craft (50 tons each). [11]
9. Fuel Treatment On-board fuel scoops and fuel purification plant. [12]
10. Cost MCr34,919.84 standard. MCr27,927.88 in quantity. [13]
11. Construction Time 48 months singly; 36 months in quantity. [14]
12. Comments None.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The two hundred marines carried aboard the Ghalalk constitute a reinforced company, trained in protected forces operations, and capable of orbital assaults if called for. [15]

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 - Armored Cruiser:

  1. Type CA class Armored Cruiser
    1. Afteasea class Armored Cruiser
    2. Ghalalk class Armored Cruiser
    3. Kefchenzh class Armored Cruiser
    4. Last Armada class Armored Cruiser
    5. Paladin class Armored Cruiser
    6. Presidio class Armoured Cruiser
    7. Resolute Bastion class Armored Cruiser

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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  1. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 30.
  2. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  3. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  4. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 30.
  5. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 30.
  6. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 30.
  7. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 30.
  8. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 30.
  9. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 30.
  10. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 30.
  11. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 30.
  12. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 30.
  13. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 30.
  14. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 30.
  15. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 30.