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A System Defense Boat is a spaceship supraclass.


Please refer to the following AAB Library Data for more information:
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Description (Specifications)[edit]

Most System Defense Boats (SDB's) range in size from 100 to 10,000 tons and are constructed at all tech levels from TL-8 to 15.

Strategy & Tactics[edit]

SDBs most often operate according to predetermined plans designed to optimize their defensive potential. SDBs are typically stationed at the vital points of a system including gas giants, asteroid belts, major worlds, and so on. Because SDBs usually have no jump drives, shifting them from system to system can be a problem. Some types have jump shuttles which fit to the craft and provide jump capability. Another method is simple transport in large bulk cargo containers; the SDBs are loaded into 10,000-ton or 20,000-ton bulk carriers for the multi-parsec journey. This method, of course, is not recommended if immediate combat is expected at the destination.

Supraclass Archtypes[edit]

There are hundreds of different types, depending upon the specific mission for which they are designed.

Supraclass Roles[edit]

System Defense Boats typically serve the following roles:

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

SDB's were developed on the principle that a non-starship, because of the additional armament made possible by its lack of jump drives, can ordinarily defeat a jump-capable starship of equal tonnage.

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Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

System Defense Boats:

  1. Type SB class System Defense Boat
    1. Able class War Rocket
    2. Arden class System Defense Boat
    3. B-46 class Attack Torpedo Boat
    4. Bandersnatch class System Defense Boat
    5. Bando class Attack Boat
    6. Caryatid class System Defense Boat
    7. Chiang class System Defense Boat
    8. Cudin class Attack Boat
    9. Dassa class Attack Boat
    10. Dragon class System Defense Boat
    11. Dzegkno class System Defense Boat
    12. Fazachu class System Defense Boat
    13. Flash class System Defense Boat
    14. Fringian System Defense Boat
    15. Frundsberg class System Defense Boat
    16. Gundong class System Defense Boat
    17. Holdfast class Heavy System Defense Boat
    18. Jugendworld class System Defense Boat
    19. Khanate class System Defense Boat
    20. Nassin class System Defense Boat
    21. Nexus Harrier class System Defense Boat
    22. Oromet class System Defense Boat
    23. Penner class System Defense Boat
    24. Roye class System Defense Boat
    25. Scorpion class System Defense Boat
    26. Sentry class System Defense Boat
    27. Sheppard class Patrol Rocket
    28. Shukugan class System Defense Boat
    29. Sirocco Converge class Attack Boat
    30. Temakurm class Attack Boat
    31. Thele class System Defense Boat
    32. Tigershark class Patrol Boat
    33. Tristar class System Defense Boat
    34. Val Marin class System Defense Boat
    35. Wolvesbane class System Defense Boat
    36. Wyvern class System Defense Boat
    37. Wyrm class System Defense Boat
    38. Yunus class System Defense Boat
    39. Zhodatl class System Defense Boat
    40. Zhodq class System Defense Boat
    41. Zydeterranal class System Defense Boat
    42. Zydpedallion class System Defense Boat
    43. Zydpharn class System Defense Boat

Monitors:

  1. Type TBD class Monitor
    1. Archipelago class System Monitor
    2. Cabon class System Monitor
    3. Colby class Monitor
    4. Donnager class Monitor
    5. Empress Troyhune class Planetoid Monitor
    6. Guardian class Asteroid Monitor
    7. Guardian class Monitor
    8. Harris class Monitor
    9. Hukkert class Monitor
    10. Khaar's Will class System Monitor
    11. Knuckle Head class System Defense Monitor
    12. MacHeany class Monitor
    13. Methuselah class System Defense Monitor
    14. Nexus Warden class System Monitor
    15. Obsidian class Asteroid Monitor
    16. Peset class Asteroid Monitor
    17. Porton class Asteroid Monitor
    18. Quesha FR-6 class Buffered Asteroid Monitor
    19. Sable class Heavy System Defense Monitor
    20. SH2K Frost G class Medium Asteroid Monitor
    21. SH7K Fromaag class Heavy Asteroid Monitor
    22. Shiishu class Monitor]
    23. Sirocco Converge class Attack Boat
    24. Stormrider class Monitor
    25. Temarn class Asteroid Monitor
    26. Thaakh class Monitor
    27. Uffan class Monitor

Tenders:

  1. Type TBD class Tender
    1. Arachnae class System Defense Boat Tender
    2. Daprolix class Battle Tender
    3. Fringian Military Ship Transporter
    4. Garin class Light Carrier
    5. Jacent Capital class Fleet Tender
    6. Leset class Fleet Tender
    7. Merant class Fleet Tender
    8. Monica class Battle Tender
    9. Oromet Delight class Fleet Tender
    10. Saeda class Fleet Tender
    11. Syndrome class Fleet Tender
    12. Yedidah class Fleet Tender

Jump Shuttles:

  1. Type TBD class Jump Shuttle
    1. Volare class Jump Shuttle
    2. WP-768 class Jump Shuttle
  2. Type JS class Jump Ship
    1. Brown class Jump Ship

Ship Summary List[edit]

42 Representative System Defense Boat (PF) Classes

Class Origin Hull designation Technology level Tonnage Jump Drive
Class Origin Hull designation Technology level Tonnage Jump Drive
Avoram class System Defense Boat Solomani PF 14 600 0
B-46 class Attack Torpedo Boat Jurisdiction of Nadon PF 10 300 0
Caryatid class System Defense Boat Third Imperium PF 14 500 0
Chariot class System Defense Boat Third Imperium PF 13 600 0
Chiang class System Defense Boat Kao Republic PF 9 3,800 0
Cudin class Attack Boat Unity of Sed PF 11 40 0
Dragon class System Defense Boat Third Imperium PF 400
Drakkon class System Defense Boat Distant Fringe PF 11 400 0
Dzegkno class System Defense Boat First Fleet of Dzo PF 8 2,000 0
Eclipse Serpens class Light System Defense Boat Talokan Armed Forces PF 13 2,000 0
Exarch class System Defense Boat Jarnac Pashalic PF 13 300 0
Fazachu class System Defense Boat Hive Federation PF 12 400 0
Flash class System Defense Boat Third Imperium PF 15 200 0
Fringian System Defense Boat Distant Fringe PF 11 400 0
Frundsberg class System Defense Boat Langemarck Coalition PF 12 1,000 0
Grunt class System Defense Boat Outcasts of the Whispering Sky PF 10 1,000 1
Gundong class System Defense Boat Solomani Confederation PF 14 400 0
Hatchet class System Defense Boat Kingdom of Peladon PF 11 500 0
Jugendworld class System Defense Boat Langemarck Coalition PF 8 1,000 0
K282 class Heavy System Defense Boat Principality of Caledon PFA 11 1,200 0
K56 class System Defense Boat Principality of Caledon PF 10 300 0
Kaufman class Dual Environment Fighter Caliphate of Estalia PF 10 90 0
Khanate class System Defense Boat Khan World League PF 1,000 10 0
Kuomsi class System Defense Boat Solomani PF 14 600 0
Namor class Patrol Torpedo Craft Ushran Navy PFM 12 90 0
Nassin class System Defense Boat Rimward Federation PF 9 2,000 0
Nexus Harrier class System Defense Boat Distant Fringe PF 12 600 0
Nogo class Fast Attack Craft Worlds of The Leader PFM 11 200 2
Oromet class System Defense Boat Protectorate of Leset PF 11 5,000 0
Penner class System Defense Boat Council of the Wise PF 11 500 0
Pounce class System Defense Boat Darrian Confederation PF 15 500 1
Purvaine class System Defense Boat Solomani Confederation PF 14 7,500 0
Scorpion class System Defense Boat Third Imperium PF 15 1,000 0
Sentry class System Defense Boat Third Imperium PF 11 400 0
Thele class System Defense Boat Firstworlds PF 9 800 0
Tigershark class Patrol Boat Aslan Hierate PF 12 200 0
Wolvesbane class System Defense Boat Third Imperium PF 15 200 0
Yunus class System Defense Boat Khuur League PF 8 3,300 0
Zu-99 class Ground Assault Craft Jurisdiction of Nadon PF 10 90 0
Zydeterranal class System Defense Boat Zydarian Codominium PF 9 3,000 0
Zydpedallion class System Defense Boat Zydarian Codominium PF 8 1,000 0
Zydpharn class System Defense Boat Zydarian Codominium PF 7 200 0

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