Hive class Scout

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Hive class Scout
Distant Fringe Logo.gif
Distant Fringe vessel.
Type: SC Scout/Courier
Agility {{{agility}}}
Also see Scout Vessel
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint No
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Cargo 2.0 Tons
Cost MCr58.212
in quantity 46.57
Crew 3
Officers TBD
Enlisted TBD
EOS {{{EOS}}}
Era 1105
Hardpoints 1
Hull [[TBD Hull]]
Illustration No
IOC TBD
Jump J-2
Maneuver 2 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines TBD
Model Model/TBD
Origin Distant Fringe
Passengers 0 High/Med 2 Low
QSP TBD
Reference Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Size 100 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–12
USP SC-1222221-000000-00002-0
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Hive class Scout is a light recon starship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The Hive Class Scout is a small vessel designed for discreet reconnaissance but used for a wide variety of roles. They are equipped with an advanced sensor suite and sophisticated communications equipment. Hives are reliable, versatile and are popular with their crews.

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. [1]

Basic Ship Characteristics [2]
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage / Hull The Hive Class is designed around a 100 dTon fully streamlined cone hull.
2. Crew The vessel has three crew: a pilot, a gunner and a medic.
3. Performance The class is a long-range design: they carry enough internal fuel for two consecutive Jump-2s and have sufficient additional capacity to run the power plant for 4 weeks. They are capable of 2-G constant acceleration and have an Agility rating of 2.
4. Electronics The design mounts a model 2 computer adjacent to the bridge.
5. Hardpoints One hardpoint.
6. Armament The normal weapons fit-out for a Hive Class is:
  • x1 triple missile turret
7. Defenses None.
8. Craft None.
9. Fuel Treatment It is fitted with fuel scoops and onboard fuel purification for wilderness refueling.
10. Cost MCrTBD.
11. Construction Time TBD months.
12. Comments Accommodations include 1.5 Staterooms, sufficient for the crew. The cryo section contains two low berths. Cargo capacity: 2 dTons.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Hive class Scouts are part of the Nexus Fleet Forces. They were designed and built in the Nexus system.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Paramilitary Vessel - Scout/Courier:

  1. Type S class Scout/Courier
    1. Hive class Scout

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.