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A Research Vessel is a civilian non-commercial ship designed to engage in scientific research, astrographic or system surveys, or similar kinds of work.

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Please refer to the following AAB Library Data for more information:

Description (Specifications)[edit]

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Strategy & Tactics (Doctrine)[edit]

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Supraclass Roles[edit]

Research Vessels typically serve the following roles:

  • Data Collection
  • Intelligence Trawler
  • Reconnaissance Vessel
  • Research Vessel
  • Scientific Vessel
  • Spy Ship

Supraclass Archtypes[edit]

Ship Doctrine: TBD

Laboratory (L) A flying laboratory. Designed with scientific experimentation in mind, the ship has unusual design elements to facilitate all manner of research.
Survey (LS) The IISS uses survey ships extensively to catalog and keep accurate the maps of the thousands of Imperial worlds.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

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Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Merchant Ship:

  1. Type A class Free Trader
    1. Beowulf class Free Trader

Ship Summary List[edit]

33 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 C class Survey Cruiser Third Imperium LS
Type HX class Explorer Hive Federation LS 12 200 3
Type L class Laboratory ship Third Imperium L 11 400 2
Type LE class Corvette Third Imperium LE 0 0
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

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