KE8 Blockade class Lancer

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KE8 Blockade class Lancer
Imperial Sunburst-Sun-IISS-Traveller.gif
Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Type: DE Destroyer Escort
Also see
Blueprint {{{blueprint}}}
Cargo 30 Tons
Cost MCr725.736
Qty: MCr580.589.
Crew 32 with 12 marines
Officers 4
Enlisted 28
Hardpoints 8
Hull {{{hull}}}
Jump J-1
Maneuver 5 G
Model TBD
Origin Korsumug Empire
Passengers 0 High/Med 10 Low
Reference {{{ref}}}
Size 800 Tons
Streamlining {{{aerodynam}}}
Tech Level TL–10
USP DE-85155D2-550000-31003-0
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.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

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[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 800 tons.
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
5. Hardpoints x8 hardpoints.
6. Armament The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
  • x2 triple missile launcher turret, firing as a factor 3 single battery.
  • x2 dual plasma gun turret, firing as four factor 1 batteries.
  • x2 triple pulse laser turret, firing a one factor 3 battery.
7. Defenses factor 5 armored hull.
  • x2 triple sand caster turret, firing as a single factor 5 battery.
8. Craft x2 20T Launches, x2 8T KE005 Jaibok class G Carriers
9. Fuel Treatment Fuel Scoops and On Board Fuel Purification
10. Cost MCr725.736
Qty: MCr580.589.
11. Construction Time 112 weeks to build, 90 weeks in quantity.
12. Comments TBD
  • Standard cargo capacity amounts to 30 tons.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

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)[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.