KE8 Blockade class Lancer
|KE8 Blockade class Lancer|
Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
|Type: DE Destroyer Escort|
|Crew||32 with 12 marines|
|Passengers||0 High/Med 10 Low|
|Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.|
The KE8 Blockade class Lancer is a warship.
Used in patrols for the Korsumug Empire, they are partially streamlined spheres capable of wilderness gas giant 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
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. 
|2.||Crew||x32 crew: x1 pilot, x1 navigator, x8 engineers, x1 medic, x7 gunners, x2 flight crew, and x12 marines, in 16 double occupancy staterooms.|
|3.||Performance||Jump-1, 5-G acceleration, Power plant-5, 40-EPs, Agility-3.|
|4.||Electronics||Model 4 fib|
|6.||Armament|| The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
|7.||Defenses|| factor 5 armored hull.
|8.||Craft||x2 20T Launches, x2 8T KE005 Jaibok class G Carriers|
|9.||Fuel Treatment||Fuel Scoops and On Board Fuel Purification|
|11.||Construction Time||112 weeks to build, 90 weeks in quantity.|
History & Background (Dossier)
An another armored sphere with a section of orbital assault marines with a pair of G Carriers for dust off and recovery. The two launches permit interface operations for the crew. They serve in patrols and can escort other vessels. The ten lowberths can be used for extra troops, wounded or prisoners.
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 Scout Emeritus Adie Alegoric Stewart of the IISS
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master of Sophontology Maksim-Smelchak of the Ministry of Science