Nexus Onyx class Interceptor

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Nexus Onyx class Interceptor
Type: PA Heavy Fighter
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Cargo 0.3 Tons
Cost MCr167.8 in quantity 134.24
Crew 1
Hardpoints 1
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Jump J-0
Maneuver 6 G
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Origin Distant Fringe
Passengers 0 High/Med 1 Low
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Size 80 Tons
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Tech Level TL–12
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Nexus Fleet Forces

The Nexus Onyx Class Interceptor were designed and are manufactured in the Nexus (Ha 1526) (world) system.

They are large, expensive, fighters. They have a streamlined needle/wedge hull capable of atmospheric operations and is fitted with fuel scoops for ocean refueling. They offer 6G acceleration, and 6 agility. There is a large fusion power plant dedicated to providing nimble agility and feeding the computer's power demands. They are armed with a triple missile turret. The pilot, has no stateroom and can not remain in the vessels for too long, due to the limits of the life support system. There is a low berth fitted. This was part of an unusual experimental system. The fighters are deployed along a picket line. They are slaved to early warning telemetry sensor webs. The frozen pilot is revived and alerted as bogeys approach their AOE. This way the fighter and pilot could remain on station indefinitely in a low power solar collector mode, until needed. In practice there were a few problems with this idea. They are part of the Nexus Fleet Forces and mount a model 6 computer adjacent to the bridge. These are the best interceptors, with the best fire control in the NFF.

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