Hybrid Zeno class Light Carrier

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Hybrid Zeno class Light Carrier
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TBD
Type: VL Light Carrier
Agility X
Also see Carrier
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint No
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Cargo 90 Tons
Cost MCr1,723.554
1,378.843 in quantity
Crew 366 with 120 marines
Enlisted 241
Officers 125
EOS Still in active service.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 36
Hull TBD Hull
Illustration No
IOC Unknown
Jump J-2
Maneuver 2 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 120
Model Model/5 fib
Origin Lon Mardos Defense Forces
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
QSP TBD
Reference Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Size 3,600 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–11
USP VL-C7222E3-070000-86006-A
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Hybrid Zeno class Light Carrier is a warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The engineering section is controlled from the bridge by the pilot. Access to the machinery can be gained via a pressurized iris valve. The engineering section has a small control room. The jump drive utilizes a lanthanum hull grid. The jump drive is fitted with a jump governor. The vessel has sturdy, retractable wheeled landing gear for runway surface landings and can taxi. Accessible areas of the hull are fitted with grav plates and inertial compensators and have full life support and environmental systems. There are internal monitoring and security systems throughout the vessel. Individual sections of the hull can be sealed off. The vessel is fitted with system range communications equipment, including laser, maser and frequency agile, multi-channel radio links. For fire control and multiple target tracking it is equipped with an advanced passive and active EMS sensor array, and has a terrain following avionics suite. It has a tactical IFF transponder that can be deactivated on command. It is equipped with a sophisticated ECM package.

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]
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage 3,600 tons, unstreamlined dispersed structure incapable of independent refueling operations.
2. Crew x366 crew 11 command, 6 engineering, 5 gunnery, 217 flight, 7 service, and 120 marines.
3. Performance Jump-2, 2-G acceleration, Power-2, 72-EP, 0-Agility.
4. Electronics Model 5 fib computer.
5. Hardpoints x36 hardpoints.
6. Armament x10 fire linked triple beam laser turrets in a single battery, and 10 dual plasma gun turrets in one battery and 10 triple missile launcher turrets firing as a single battery.
7. Defenses x10 fire linked triple sand caster turrets in a single battery.
8. Craft x100 10dton single place, light fighters, and 8 x 30 dton assault landers.
9. Fuel Treatment On Board Fuel Purification
10. Cost MCr1,723.554, MCr. 1,378.843 in quantity.
11. Construction Time 104 weeks to build, 83 weeks in quantity.
12. Comments 3 in service
  • Standard cargo capacity amounts to 90 tons.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

These vessels operate in the Halcyon Sector of the Distant Fringe. Built for the Lon Mardos Defense Forces, this is a multi-role TL–11 design. They are equipped to carry Jump-2 drop tanks for extended range operations. These dispersed structure ships can quickly launch and recover their horde of 100 light fighters. They can deliver a marine company to the surface as well.

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 - Subcraft Carrier - Light Carrier:

  1. Type VL class Light Carrier
    1. Avenger class Escort Carrier
    2. Bullfrog class Fighter Tender
    3. Cluster class Light Fleet Carrier
    4. Collossal class Light Carrier
    5. Dauntless class Light Carrier
    6. De Gaulle class Light Carrier
    7. Fuchuan class Warship Carrier
    8. Garin class Light Carrier
    9. Heng-O class Light Carrier
    10. Hangar class Light Fleet Carrier
    11. Hybrid Zeno class Light Carrier
    12. Kosigar class Light Carrier
    13. Liaoning class Light Carrier
    14. Nova class Light Carrier
    15. Regal Ark class Light Fleet Carrier
    16. Skimkish class Light Carrier
    17. SLC8 Penetia class Light Carrier
    18. Vati class Support Carrier

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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  1. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  2. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.