Hkiyrerao class Researcher

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Hkiyrerao class Researcher
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Published, canon design.
Type: L Lab
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Blueprint {{{blueprint}}}
Canon {{{canon}}}
Cargo 50 Tons
Cost MCr260.34
Crew 4
Officers TBD
Enlisted TBD
Hardpoints 4
Hull {{{hull}}}
Jump J-4
Maneuver 1 G
Model TBD
Origin Aslan Hierate
Passengers 25 High/Med 10 Low
Reference {{{ref}}}
Size 400 Tons
Streamlining {{{aerodynam}}}
Tech Level TL–14
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Hkiyrerao class Researcher is an aslan starship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Using a custom 400-ton hull, the Hkiyrerao-class ship is utilized for the investigation of scientific phenomena or for conducting tests at newly discovered worlds.

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 400 tons. The ship is streamlined.
2. Crew The ship requires a crew of four: captain/pilot, navigator, and two engineers. When on missions, an executive officer/head scientist is also required. A staff of up to 10 scientists can also be carried.
3. Performance Fuel tankage of 150 tons supports the power plant and allows one Jump-3, and the cargo bay can be converted to additional fuel storage for full jump capability.
4. Electronics Adjacent to the bridge is a Model/5 computer.
5. Hardpoints The ship has four hard-points installed and four tons allocated to fire control.
6. Armament No turrets or weapons are installed.
7. Defenses TBD
8. Craft The ship carries one pinnace and one G-Carrier as vehicles.
9. Fuel Treatment TBD
10. Cost MCr260.34
11. Construction Time TBD
12. Comments There are fifteen staterooms and ten low berths. The 50-ton cargo hold is fitted out as a scientific laboratory.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Some of the best known and most widely produced versions of this ship include:
Laboratory Ship:

  1. Type L class Laboratory Ship
    1. Calipso class Laboratory Ship
    2. Ciri class Laboratory Ship
    3. Hkiyrerao class Laboratory Ship
    4. Kugashin class Laboratory Ship
    5. Kurgilash class Medical Scout
    6. Lavalier class Laboratory Ship

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.