KE4 Horde class Sloop

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KE4 Horde class Sloop
Imperial Sunburst-Sun-IISS-Traveller.gif
Type: ES Sloop
Agility {{{agility}}}
Also see
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint No
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Cargo 20.0 Tons
Cost MCr395.376 (base)
MCr316.301 (qty)
Crew 13
Enlisted 10
Officers 3
EOS {{{EOS}}}
Era 1105
Hardpoints 4
Hull [[Flattened Sphere Hull]]
Illustration No
Jump J-1
Maneuver 5 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 0
Model Model/4 fib
Origin Korsumug Empire
Passengers 0 High/Med 2 Low
Reference TBD
Size 400 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–10
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The KE4 Horde class Sloop is a light warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

They are streamlined saucers capable of wilderness ocean refueling. They carry enough internal fuel for two jumps and are fitted with additional drop tanks for Jump-1 as needed for extended range operations.

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 400 tons.
2. Crew x13 crew, pilot, navigator, 4 engineers, medic, 5 gunners, flight crew in 6.5 double occupancy staterooms.
3. Performance Performance:
  • Jump-1,
  • 5-G acceleration
  • Power-6
  • 24-EPs
  • Agility-4.
4. Electronics Model/4 fib computer
5. Hardpoints x4 hardpoints.
6. Armament The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
  • x1 triple missile launcher turret, firing as a Factor-2 single battery.
  • x1 dual plasma gun turret, firing as two Factor-1 batteries.
  • x1 triple pulse laser turret, firing a one Factor-2 battery.
7. Defenses Factor-3 hull armor.
  • x1 triple sand caster turret, firing as a single Factor-4 battery.
8. Craft x1 20T Gig, x1 4T Air/Raft
9. Fuel Treatment Fuel Scoops and On Board Fuel Purification
10. Cost MCr395.376 (base)
MCr316.301 (qty)
11. Construction Time 64 weeks to build, 51 weeks in quantity.
12. Comments Standard cargo capacity amounts to 20.0 tons.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

They are used in patrols for the Korsumug Empire. They are faster than the battle scouts, but less well protected. They can carry more cargo, vehicles and are streamlined so that they can land on planetary surfaces. The two low berths are frequently used for two squads of troopers, prisoners or wounded.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

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Image Repository[edit]

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Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]


  1. Type TBD class Sloop
    1. KE4 Horde class Sloop

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.