Laboratory Ship

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A Laboratory Ship is a vessel dedicated to scientific pursuits.
They typically serve the following roles:

  • Scientific Research
  • VIP transport

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Research is an unending pursuit in the Imperium. A constant effort to understand the universe produces more than understanding; it creates products, markets, jobs, and profits. As a result, the research efforts of individuals and corporations are constantly moving forward.

Given many continuing research projects, it is only natural that mobile research platforms be designed and made available at reasonable prices. The Laboratory ship is one example.

Type Representative Classes[edit]

31 Representative Research (L) Classes

Class Origin Hull designation Technology level Tonnage Jump Drive
Class Origin Hull designation Technology level Tonnage Jump Drive
Berka class Heavy Fleet Corvette Zhodani Consulate LF 14 800 3
Bra'la class Corvette Transport Zhodani Consulate LT 14 800 3
Breaker class Corvette Gamma Republic LE 11 300 2
Calipso class Laboratory Ship Third Imperium L 12 400
Ciri class Laboratory Ship I'Sred*Ni L 12 400 2
Cozzi class Corvette Jarnac Pashalic LE 13 200 2
Cyclone class War Corvette Corellian League LE 15 1,000 4
Dienjzhiae class Fleet Intelligence Corvette Zhodani Consulate LX 14 800 4
Donosev class Survey Scout Third Imperium LS 15 400 3
Egek'aa class Corvette I'Sred*Ni LE 15 500 3
Explorer class Survey Cruiser Third Imperium LC 12 800 3
Fresnel Effect class Lab Ship Third Imperium LL 12 400 2
Gamma Haden class Liner Distant Fringe L 11 1,000 2
Hkiyrerao class Researcher Aslan Hierate L 14 400 4
Inquiry class Lab Ship Nist (world) L 11 400 2
Kodan class Corvette Third Imperium LE 15 700 4
Kugashin class Laboratory Ship Third Imperium LS 13 400 2
Lancer class Corvette Senlis Foederate LE 12 200 3
Lavalier class Laboratory Ship Third Imperium L 11 400 2
Lintula class Survey Vessel Sylean Federation LS 12 300 2
Malcolm class Corvette Enlightened LE 11 800 2
Nostrii class Science Scout Third Imperium LS 13 100 3
Sariwon class Corvette Worlds of The Leader LE 11 450 2
Shalis class Patrol Corvette Zhodani Consulate LE 14 600 4
Stalwart class Corvette Third Imperium LE 15 700 4
Starleaper class Exploration Vessel United States Space Force LS 9 1,000 1
Type HX class Explorer Hiver LS 12 200 3
Type L class Laboratory ship Third Imperium L 11 400 2
Ulysses class Long-Range Scout Distant Fringe LS 11 600 2
VCS 889 class Survey Ship Viyard Concourse LS 10 300
Wasinki class Corvette Solomani LE 11 200 2

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

It should be noted that some "Laboratory Ships" are converted from other designs. Though not sometimes as advanced or capable as ships designed for specific tasks or research areas they are none the less research capable ships. Converting some ships over to lease out as research ships can be profitable.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Some of the best known and most widely produced versions of this ship include:
Laboratory Ship:

  1. Type L class Laboratory Ship
    1. Calipso class Laboratory Ship
    2. Ciri class Laboratory Ship
    3. Hkiyrerao class Laboratory Ship
    4. Kugashin class Laboratory Ship
    5. Kurgilash class Medical Scout
    6. Lavalier class Laboratory Ship

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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