Heng-O class Carrier

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Heng-O class Carrier
Imperial Sunburst-Sun-IISS-Traveller.gif
Type: VL Light Carrier
Also see Carrier
Blueprint No
Canon Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
Cargo 51 Tons
Cost MCr35,497.884  in quantity=28,398.307
Crew 1,212 with 500 marines
Officers TBD
Enlisted TBD
Hardpoints 400
Hull TBD Hull
Jump J-1
Maneuver 6 G
Model Model/TBD
Origin Mercantile Concord
Passengers 0 High/Med 606 Low
Reference TBD
Size 40,000 Tons
Size-cat Smallcraft
Streamlining Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–10
In Service: 1

The Heng-O class Carrier is a warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

It carries ten squadrons of light fleet defense fighters, which are used to screen and protect other ships in the fleet. There are six small shuttles used for refueling operations. Four squadrons of heavy attack boats seek out enemy vessels for concentrated strikes with heavy ordinance. There flagship embarks a full battalion of marines. They are supported by a company of grav tanks, a battery of artillery and a company of grav APCs. The marines have drop capsules for orbital insertion and rely on the nine shuttles for dust off and extraction. A complete frozen watch is available to replace crew losses and/or transport extra troops. The carrier has an unstreamlined dispersed structure hull to facilitate rapid launch and recovery of its fighters. Its strategic range is limited by the available TL–10 drive technology. It is fitted with enough fuel for two jump 1's and has fuel purification equipment. The ship is equipped with 6 G engines and has 4 agility. A spare model 4 fib computer is carried, in the event of battle damage operations fail over to this array. Otherwise this extra computer is used to coordinate fighter operations and runs squadron level software. Defenses include a pair of prototype repulsors, a largely untested technology, for this fleet. Sixty triple sand caster turrets are organized into six batteries. For offense there are ten large missile bays, ten particle accelerator bays, sixty dual plasma gun turrets and sixty triple beam laser turrets.

Image Repository[edit]

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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. [1]

Basic Ship Characteristics [2]
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage / Hull TBD tons.
2. Crew xTBD crew.
3. Performance / Engineering Propulsion:
4. Main Section / Electronics Model/TBD fib computer.
5. Hardpoints xTBD hardpoints.
6. Armament / Weaponry The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
  • No information yet available.
7. Defenses No information yet available.
8. Craft / Subcraft TBD
9. Fuel Treatment TBD
10. Cost MCrTBD.
11. Construction Time TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Remarks No information yet available.
  • Standard cargo capacity amounts to TBD.0 tons.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Built at the orbital shipyards of Heng-o (world) for the Mercantile Concord. This vessel has also been sold to the Principality of Souris, as the flagship of their fleet.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Warship - Carrier:

  1. Type VL class Light Carrier
    1. Heng-O class Carrier

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.