Stanter class Defense Escort Carrier

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Stanter class Defense Escort Carrier
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TBD
Type: VD Escort Carrier
Agility 6
Also see Carrier
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint No
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Cargo 0.95 Tons
Cost MCr1,502.448 (base)
MCr1,201.958 (discounted)
Crew 136
Enlisted 74
Officers 62
EOS Still in active service.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 20
Hull Dispersed Structure Hull
Illustration No
IOC Unknown
Jump J-0
Maneuver 6 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 0
Model Model/TBD
Origin Uffan Strategic Space Forces
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
QSP VD-TBD
Reference Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Size 2,000 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–9
USP VD-B7066C3-000000-00007-5
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Stanter class Defense Escort Carrier is a warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Stanter class Escort Carrier class system defense vessels serve with Uffan Strategic Space Forces, the armed forces of the Uffan (world). They are unarmored, unstreamlined dispersed structure hulls. They rely on their five squadrons of 10 dton system defense fighters to carry the fight to their enemies. They use their 6 G acceleration to move out of danger as soon as possible. The second computer and back up bridge serve as a flight operations control center to coordinate squadron missions.

Image Repository[edit]

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General Description & Deck Plans[edit]

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Basic Ship Characteristics[edit]

Following the Imperial Navy and IISS Universal Ship Profile and data, additional information is presented in the format shown here. The small craft factor indicates the number of squadrons (...of ten subcraft) carried on the ship. Tonnage on the universal ship profile is shown in kilotons (...thousands of tons) where necessary. [1]

Basic Ship Characteristics [2]
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage The Stanter class Escort Carrier class is constructed using a 2,000 Tonhull. It is unstreamlined and cannot operate in anything denser than Trace atmospheres without risking catastrophic structural failure.
  • There are 6 airlocks located around the vessel.
2. Crew x136 personnel. 11 command, 7 engineering, 5 gunnery, 107 flight and 2 service.
  • Staterooms: 70.5 double occupancy.

Accessible areas of the hull are fitted with grav plates and inertial compensators and have full life support and environmental systems.

  • There are internal monitoring and security systems throughout the vessel: Individual sections of the hull can be sealed off.
  • There are multiple emergency lockers.
3. Performance The vessel mounts a Maneuver-6 drive and a Power Plant-6, giving performance of 6-G acceleration. The ship has an agility rating of 5. The internal fuel tankage gives the power plant 4 weeks duration.
  • The engineering section has a main control room.
    • Ladders, gantries and platforms give access to the machinery.
4. Electronics Adjacent to the bridge are two Model/3 fib computers: with automatic fail over mirroring.
  • The vessel is fitted with communications equipment and a standard sensor array.
    • It is fitted with backup commo and sensor systems.
  • It has a transponder unit that can be deactivated on command.
5. Hardpoints x20 hardpoints.
6. Armament The normal weapons fit-out is:
  • x2 100-Ton bay, mounting heavy missile launchers. They are fitted to use nuclear ordinance.
7. Defenses None.
  • The vessel is not fitted with screens or other passive defensive systems.
8. Craft x2 40T Pinnace subcraft and x50 10T Fighters.
9. Fuel Treatment The vessel has internal fuel tankage of 120 Tons.
10. Cost The basic cost of the vessel is MCr1,502.448
  • Architects Fee: MCr15.024
11. Construction Time 58 weeks as standard.
  • Build times can be reduced by mass production and the efficiencies such processes generate, by increased financing, and by allotting additional yard resources and facilities to the construction contract.
12. Comments The ship has a 17 dton cargo hold. There are two currently in service.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Stanter class Escort Carrier class System Defense Escort Fighter Carriers are built for Uffan (world). They support the battle line of the Uffan Strategic Space Forces. The vessel is dispersed framework hull for rapid deployment and recovery of fighter squadrons. The design is built around its two large missile bays. They are reliant on their subcraft for fighting, interface operations, and refueling.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

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Class Naming Practice/s: No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Military Ship - Warship - Subcraft Carrier - Defense Carrier:

  1. Type VD class Defense Carrier
    1. Stanter class Defense Escort Carrier

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