Hyperion class Escort Carrier

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Hyperion class Escort Carrier
Imperial Sunburst-Sun-IISS-Traveller.gif
Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Type: CVE Escort Carrier
Also see
Blueprint No
Canon {{{canon}}}
Cargo 40.0 Tons
Cost MCr553.832
443.066 in quantity
Crew 43
Officers 17
Enlisted 26
Hardpoints 10
Hull TBD
Jump J-1
Maneuver 1 G
Model 3 fib
Origin Distant Fringe
Passengers 0 High/Med 4 Low
QSP TBD
Reference Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Size 1,000 Tons
Streamlining {{{aerodynam}}}
Tech Level TL–9
USP CVE-A2111C2-440000-40005-1
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Hyperion class Escort Carrier is a warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Based on a civilian design, they are Streamlined Hulls with enough internal fuel for two jumps. Pressed into military service and fitted with a hangar to support a fighter squadron and a marine platoon. They are fitted with drop tanks for extended range when delivered. They have 43 staterooms with single occupancy. The crew includes a pilot, navigator, 2 engineers, medical officer, 3 gunners, 11 flight crew and 24 marines.

The two squadrons fly two different fighter types with complimentary roles. The Void Sailors Nist Fighter Squadron 172nd NFS and the Enchanted 174th NFS alternate between the carrier and moon based deployment.

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 1,000 tons.
2. Crew x43 crew.
3. Performance Propulsion:
  • Jump-1
  • 1-G acceleration
  • Power Plant-1
  • 10-EPs
  • Agility-0
4. Electronics Model 3 fib computer.
5. Hardpoints x10 hardpoints.
6. Armament The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
7. Defenses Factor-4 hull armor.
8. Craft x1 40T Pinnace, x1 4T Harpy class Air/Raft, x1 10T ATV, x10 20T P-12 Agunda class Snub Fighter or A-4 Voodi class Strike Bombers
9. Fuel Treatment Fuel Scoops and On Board Fuel Purification
10. Cost MCr553.832
443.066 in quantity.
11. Construction Time 120 weeks to build, 96 months in quantity.
12. Comments On reserve status.
  • Standard cargo capacity amounts to 40.0 tons.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

These vessels serve on duty in the Tsorva system in the vicinity of the Mustell moon. This design was based on a civilian design which later became the Gamma Haden class Liner.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Escort Carrier:

  1. Type CVE class Escort Carrier
    1. Hyperion class Escort 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.