Rasand Protector class Corvette

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Rasand Protector class Corvette
Type: PM Missile Corvette
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Cargo 1.7 Tons
Cost MCr 2,319.32
Qty:MCr 1,855.456
Crew 55 w/ 5 Marines
Hardpoints 25
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Jump J-2
Maneuver 6 G
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Origin Esaran Cultural Area
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
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Size 2,500 Tons
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Tech Level TL–11
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The class was commissioned for the Esaran Cultural Area, in the Halcyon Sector dominated by the Esaran, Sophonts native to Rasand (world) (0717 Halcyon).

These ships have vast wings and are equally comfortable flying as VTOL planes as well as spaceships. They enter the upper atmosphere, scan before landing to deploy their fleet footed commandos. They are fitted with model 5 fib computers adjacent to the bridge. The design is fast and agile, and the philosophy carries over into their offensive weapons load. There are no defensive systems carried. As they land to deploy troops, the need for sub craft is dispensed with. The ship has scoops and purification and its fully streamlined airfoil, needle/wedge configuration hull is unarmored. This allows for ocean refueling. The ship has 6 G acceleration, and 4 agility. The ship is capable of jump 2, and carries enough internal fuel for two jumps. They are fitted with 28 days of extra power plant fuel and well as another jump 2 drop tank for increased range when crossing rifts zones. It carries a missile bay, five dual plasma gun turrets, ten triple beam laser turrets. They carry a small squadron of nine "fighters" these are hybrid vehicles/suits that the Esaran pilot/operator wears more than crews. They plug in and the fighter harness becomes an extension of their natural body, this instinctual level of operation makes them deadly effective in atmospheric, aerial dog fights.

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