Jump Torpedo

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Jump Torpedos don't officially exist in the canon OTU despite several key references in foundational Classic Traveller materials.

  • A jump torpedo is a vehicular starcraft that masses under a hundred tons yet has a jump drive in violation of canon.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Many to most sources describe a jump torpedo as an unmanned starship under a 100 Dtons in size.

  • They were intended to carry messages like giant carrier pigeons or X-boats, which later supplanted and replaced them in literature.
  • Later canon statements specifically prohibit jump drives in smallcraft at TL-15 or below.
  • By later definition, the jump torpedo would be a drone or a robot if its mind was intelligent enough.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Fans argue about these matters quite often since several early Traveller works discuss these works and present statistics for the jump torpedo.

  • Please see the discussion tab for this article.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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