Hyperion class Escort Carrier
|Hyperion class Escort Carrier|
Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
|Type: CVE Escort Carrier|
|Cost|| MCr553.832 |
443.066 in quantity
|Passengers||0 High/Med 4 Low|
|Reference||Ronald B. Kline, Jr.|
|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.
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
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. 
|4.||Electronics||Model 3 fib computer.|
|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.
History & Background (Dossier)
Selected Variant Types & Classes
- Type CVE class Escort Carrier
- Hyperion class Escort Carrier
References & Contributors (Sources)
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- Marc Miller, Frank Chadwick, John Harshman. High Guard (Game Designers Workshop, 1980), 20-37. (Design Sequence Used)
- Traveller Wiki Editorial Team
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis), Captain, and Lead Naval Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr. of the Imperial Navy
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master of Sophontology Maksim-Smelchak of the Ministry of Science