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Paramilitary Ships are a step in-between civilian and military starships. They patrol the system as police, inspectors, and in a variety institutional roles. They may carry armament, but usually much less than a comparable military platform.

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Description (Specifications)[edit]

This page primarily covers Imperial ships and those ships that frequent the Imperial Fringe. Paramilitary ships are typically industrial and system defense ships although the class generally includes many kinds of communications ships as well. The vast majority of paramilitary ships are used by smaller interstellar polities (Pocket Empires) and World-States. They are most often intended for star system economic development and self defense.

Selected Ship Types[edit]

Some ship types widely used within Charted Space include:

  1. Corsair (P)
  2. Scout/Courier (S)
  3. Smallcraft (U)
  4. System Defense Boat (SB)
  5. Unclassified (Z)

Selected Ship Types[edit]

Some ship Types widely used within Charted Space include:

  1. Type C class Mercenary Cruiser
    1. Broadsword class Mercenary Cruiser
    2. Byrna class Mercenary Cruiser
    3. Duke Boris class Mercenary Cruiser
    4. Mauler class Mercenary Cruiser
    5. Tethys class Mercenary Transport
  2. Type CE class Close Escort
    1. Gazelle class Close Escort
    2. Independence class Patrol Cruiser
    3. Tempus class Patrol Vessel
    4. Vayu class Patrol Cruiser
  3. Type EDSV class Extended Duration Survey Vessel
  4. Type JS class Jump Ship
  5. Type KX class X-Boat
  6. Type P class Corsair
    1. Fang class Corsair
    2. Guegha class Corsair
    3. Harmony class Corsair
    4. Harrier class Commerce Raider
    5. Hkisyeleaa class Slaver [1]
    6. Iron Fist class Pirate Corsair
    7. Kom class Corsair
    8. Nishemani class Corsair
    9. Rrazaghz class Corsair
    10. Ral Ranta class Corsair
    11. Sokhkhun class Raider Q-Carrier
    12. Sorrgheg class Reaver
    13. Type VP class Corsair [2]
  7. Type PT class Patrol Tender
    1. Fang class Corsair
  8. Type S class Scout/Courier AKA Type S class Multimission Scout
    1. Aegis class Scout
    2. Elbing class Scout
    3. Gishiash class Stealth Scout
    4. Golf Ball class VIP Transport Scout
    5. Hraye class Scout [3]
    6. Ihateisho class Scout [4]
    7. Mosquito class Scout
    8. Pukharra class Fast Scout
    9. Serpent class Scout
    10. Sulieman class Scout/Courier
    11. Type SI class Intruder Scout
    12. Type VS class Scout [5]
    13. Vega class Scout
  9. Type SB class System Defense Boat
    1. Bandersnatch class System Defense Boat
    2. Dragon class System Defense Boat
    3. Roye class System Defense Boat
    4. Sentry class System Defense Boat
    5. Wyvern class System Defense Boat
    6. Wyrm class System Defense Boat
  10. Type SX class Fleet Courier AKA Type SX class Scout/Courier [6]
    1. Ithilien class Scoutship [7]
    2. Iyeliy class Messenger [8]
    3. Ktiyhui class Courier [9]
    4. Marathon class Fleet Courier
    5. Ranger class Courier
  11. Type T class Patrol Ship AKA Type T class Patrol Cruiser AKA Type TP class Patrol Cruiser
    1. Dyaus class Patrol Cruiser
    2. Jaghara class Patrol Cruiser
    3. Rudra class Patrol Cruiser
    4. Vayu class Patrol Cruiser
  12. Type VF class Frigate [10]
  13. Type VM class Packet [11]
  14. Type X class Express Boat AKA X-boat
  15. Type XT class Express Boat Tender
    1. Lirshala class Express Boat Tender
    2. Purcell class Express Boat Tender

Selected Ship Classes[edit]

Some ship classes widely used within Charted Space include:

  1. Aegis class Scout
  2. Aeogz class Corsair
  3. Ares Dragon class Mercenary Cruiser
  4. Arzhent class Prospector/Surveyor
  5. Bandersnatch class System Defense Boat
  6. Bannerjee class System Defense Boat
  7. Baso Rita class Small Survey Ship
  8. Bayonnet class Gunned Scout
  9. Belladonna class Exploratory Clipper
  10. Blakeway class First Response Vessel
  11. Broadsword class Mercenary Cruiser
  12. Buccaneer class Blockade Runner
  13. Centaur class Mercenary Carrier
  14. Centurion class Close Escort
  15. Chiron class Hunter
  16. Columbus class Fleet Courier
  17. Condor class Belt Surveyor
  18. Cortez class Salvage Ship
  19. Count Irurk class Patrol Cruiser
  20. Donosev class Survey Scout
  21. Dragon class System Defense Boat
  22. Dyaus class Patrol Cruiser
  23. Eiriksson class Scout
  24. Elbing class Scout
  25. Elson class Explorer Vessel
  26. Explorer class Scoutship
  27. Faith class Quarantine Cutter
  28. Fang class Corsair
  29. Fiery class Gunned Escort
  30. Garuda class Modular Vessel
  31. Gazelle class Close Escort
  32. Gibson class Scout/Courier
  33. Gishiash class Stealth Scout
  34. Golf Ball class VIP Transport Scout
  35. Gorgon class Hunter
  36. Harrier class Commerce Raider
  37. Hellbeast class Corsair AKA Type P class Corsair
  38. Herald class Fast Messenger
  39. Hkisyeleaa class Slaver [12]
  40. Hraye class Scout [13]
  41. Hunter class Armored Scout
  42. Ihateisho class Scout [14]
  43. liken class Scout/Courier
  44. Independence class Patrol Cruiser
  45. Indigo class Pirate Carrier
  46. Iris class Armored Packet
  47. Iron Fist class Pirate Corsair
  48. Ithilien class Scoutship [15]
  49. Iyeliy class Messenger [16]
  50. Jaghara class Patrol Cruiser
  51. Jump Shuttle
  52. Kankur class Frontier Courier
  53. Khadumir class Fast Courier
  54. Kharis class Patrol Cruiser
  55. Ktiyhui class Courier [17]
  56. Lintula class Survey Vessel AKA Lintula class Extended Duration Survey Vessel
  57. Lirshala class Express Boat Tender
  58. Luminous class Courier
  59. Machii class Scout Cruiser
  60. Magenta class Repair Ship
  61. Manta class Fueler
  62. Marathon class Fleet Courier
  63. Mercy class Rescue Vessel
  64. Midas class Courier
  65. Modular Scout Courier
  66. Monitor class Scout
  67. Monty class Blockade Runner
  68. Mosquito class Scout
  69. Murphy class Scout
  70. Nemesis class Pursuit Ship
  71. Newt class Scout
  72. Nina class Scout Cruiser
  73. Nishemani class Corsair
  74. Nostrii class Science Scout
  75. Ocklosh class Salvage Ship
  76. Phidippides class Fast Courier
  77. Porpir class Patrol Ship
  78. Pukharra class Fast Scout
  79. Purcell class Express Boat Tender
  80. Pytheas class Exploratory Cruiser
  81. Qasar class Scout Cruiser
  82. Ranger class Courier
  83. Ronkli class Combat Transport
  84. Roye class System Defense Boat
  85. Rudra class Patrol Cruiser
  86. Salient class Patrol Frigate
  87. Sentry class System Defense Boat
  88. Serpent class Scout
  89. Sheridan class Navy Salvage ship
  90. Siigiizun class Search and Rescue Vessel
  91. Sokhkhun class Raider Q-Carrier
  92. Somnulus class Ambulance Ship
  93. Sorrgheg class Reaver
  94. Starleaper class Exploration Vessel
  95. Stedlas class System Defense Boat
  96. Sulieman class Scout/Courier
  97. Sulieman II class Seeker
  98. Sydkai class Cruiser
  99. Tathoe class Scout/Courier
  100. Telemon class Survey Scout
  101. Tempus class Patrol Vessel
  102. Tethys class Mercenary Transport
  103. Theevka class Corsair
  104. Trinity class Patrol Ship
  105. Type C class Mercenary Cruiser
  106. Type CE class Close Escort
  107. Type EDSV class Extended Duration Survey Vessel
  108. Type JS class Jump Ship
  109. Type KX clas X-Boat
  110. Type P class Corsair
  111. Type PT class Patrol Tender
  112. Type S class Multimission Scout
  113. Type S class Scout/Courier
  114. Type SB class System Defense Boat
  115. Type SI class Intruder Scout
  116. Type SX class Fleet Courier AKA Type SX class Scout/Courier [18]
  117. Type T class Patrol Ship AKA Type T class Patrol Cruiser AKA Type TP class Patrol Cruiser
  118. Type VF class Frigate [19]
  119. Type VM class Packet [20]
  120. Type VP class Corsair [21]
  121. Type VS class Scout [22]
  122. Type VX class Courier [23]
  123. Type X class Express Boat AKA X-boat
  124. Type XM class Interplanetary Express Boat
  125. Type XSS class Express Solar Sailor
  126. Type XT class Express Boat Tender
  127. Vayu class Patrol Cruiser
  128. Vega class Scout
  129. Victrix class Courier
  130. Vulture class Salvage Hauler
  131. Watchdog class Fleet Picket
  132. Wyvern class System Defense Boat
  133. Wyrm class System Defense Boat
  134. Xebec class Explorer
  135. Zheng He class Survey Vessel

Selected Smallcraft Classes[edit]

Smallcraft:

  1. Cutter
    1. Douane class Customs Cutter
    2. Gendarme class Armed Response Cutter
  2. Couriers (Communication Smallcraft)
    1. Excalibur class Express Packet Boat
  3. Exploratory Smallcraft
    1. Jump-Boat
  4. Gig
    1. Blain Virishii class Customs Gig
    2. Connor McBane class Customs Gig
    3. Harvey Walbash class Customs Gig
    4. Jared Al'Kaseel class Customs Gig
  5. Patrol Smallcraft
    1. Cuspid class Gunboat
    2. Fang class System Defense Boat
    3. Modular Inspection Launch
  6. Sensor Platform Smallcraft
    1. Foxbat class Pathfinder
  7. Space Tug
    1. Hercules class Space Tug

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Paramilitary Ships serve important functions to World-States and even interstellar governments. They patrol the outer system, provide rescue services, connect outposts and non-mainworld colonies, and connect a system beyond the mainworld.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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