|Capital Ship Combatants||Escort Combatants||Military Smallcraft||Support Ships|
|Battleship||Cruiser||Carrier||Destroyer||Escort||Frigate||System Defense Boat||Fighter||Assault Transport||Smallcraft||Auxiliaries|
|Commercial Mercantile Ships||Non-Mercantile Commercial Ships||Non-Commercial Ships||Civilian Smallcraft||Highports & Satellites|
|Merchant||Liner||Transport||Commercial Industrial||Commercial Ships||General||Research||Private||Auxiliary|| Orbital
Orbital complexes are large artificial satellites, capable of sustaining life.
Orbital complexes range in size from single stations up to large, sprawling cities. Complexes can be joined in a daisy-chain arrangement, or simply a group of closely proximate individual complexes in the same orbit. Three general size categories exist: orbital stations, orbital settlements, and orbital cities.
Ship Doctrine (Operations)
|Orbital Station||An Orbital Station is a single large satellite used as an orbital installation, with a permanent population in the tens. Often built as a modular unit, able to be expanded upon as necessary. Some standard station types include refueling station, communications station, research station, fighter base, peace monitor, civilian transfer station (for personnel and/or cargo), or drydock control centre. Possible at TL-7.|
|Orbital Settlement||An Orbital Settlement is an open-cycle orbital station with a permanent population in the hundreds. Possible at TL-8.|
|Orbital City||The largest of the orbital complexes, an Orbital City is a closed-cycle orbital station with a permanent population in the thousands. Possible at TL-9.|
1 Representative Orbital Complexes (W) Classes
|Automated Interdiction Satellite||Third Imperium||WP||14||300||Jump 0|
|Gaesh Prison Hulk||Prison||Former warship|
References and Contributors
- Classic Traveller FASA Adventure Class Ships Volume 2
- Periodical: MegaTraveller Travellers' Digest No. 1 in Article: 'Orbital Complexes'
- Fighting Ships of the Shattered Imperium
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master of Sophontology Maksim-Smelchak of the Ministry of Science