K56 class System Defense Boat
|K56 class System Defense Boat|
Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
|Type: PF System Defense Boat|
|Origin||Principality of Caledon|
|Passengers||0 High/Med 0 Low|
|Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.|
The K56 class System Defense Boat is a defensive warship.
In the Caledonian Navy these system defense boats are used to protect shipping and patrol refueling points within a system's gas giants. They feature a streamlined hull with thick armored plates, and three turrets. They carry a triple beam laser battery, a triple missile turret and a pair of plasma guns.
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. 
|6.||Armament|| The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
|7.||Defenses|| No information yet available.
|11.||Construction Time||TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.|
History & Background (Dossier)
These 300 ton Corvettes (SD) vessels are non-jump-capable intra-system escorts and screening ships. There were 226 of the K56-Class built. They are TL-10 and a bare few serve as training vessels. Dozens of others have been sold to private buyers, while dozens more have been scrapped.
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