Type SX class Scout/Courier

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Type SX class Scout/Courier
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Type SX Scout/Courier
Type: SX Scout/Courier
Agility {{{agility}}}
Also see
Architect Delta Research
Blueprint No
Canon Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Cargo 5.0 Tons
Cost MCr35,870,000
Crew 1
Officers 5
Enlisted TBD
EOS {{{EOS}}}
Era 1105
Hardpoints 1
Hull TBD Hull
Illustration No
IOC TBD
Jump J-3
Maneuver 3 G
Manufacturer Delta Research
Marines 13
Model SX
Origin Third Imperium
Passengers 0/13 High/Med 0 Low
QSP TBD
Reference TBD
Size 150 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–12
USP SX-11333S1-010000-00001-0
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Type SX class Scout/Courier is an exploratory starship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Extended-fuselage Type S Scout/Courier with swing-wing atmospheric capability. It has military-grade drives with innate fuel-purification capabilities. It has no armor (beyond the standard starship hull), and mounts one dorsal double-turret, typically armed with a Sandcaster and a Missile-Launcher. It typically carries a single 4-Ton Grav-Vehicle, either a Trondheim Aeronautics GF-729-B Civilian Flyer, or a Llewlyn-Norris CSF-12A Series Close Support Flyer (with or without weapons packages).

Image Repository[edit]

Images can be found in Paranoia Press's publications: "Traveller 1002 - Merchants & Merchandise", and "Traveller 1001 - Scouts & Assassins".

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 craft) carried on the ship. Tonnage on the universal ship profile is shown in kilotons (thousands of tons) where necessary. [1]

Basic Ship Characteristics [2]
#. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage 150
2. Crew 18
3. Performance 3
4. Electronics 2-Bis
5. Hardpoints 1 Double-Turret (dorsal)
6. Armament 1 Sandcaster, 1 Missile-Launcher
7. Defenses None
8. Craft GF-729-B Civilian-Flyer (Air/Raft) -or- CSF-127 Close-Support Flyer
9. Fuel Treatment Yes
10. Cost 35,870,00
11. Construction Time TBD
12. Comments Lab/Hospital variant costs CR 38,000,000. Can be crewed by 1 person (Pilot).

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

Type SX vs. Type S Vessels[edit]

"Stretch version" of Type S - starts with a refurbished Type S hull, with 10.76 meters added just ahead of the leading-edge of the variable-sweep wing. 4 additional Staterooms, 2 Tons additional cargo, and 20 Tons additional fuel.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Paramilitary Vessel - Scout/Courier:

  1. Type S class Scout/Courier
    1. Asia class Scout
    2. Eiriksson class Scout
    3. Explorer class Scoutship
    4. Gishiash class Stealth Scout
    5. Golf Ball class VIP Transport Scout
    6. Serpent class Scout AKA Serpent class Scout/Courier
    7. Stayaow class Combat Scout
    8. Sulieman class Scout/Courier
    9. Viper class Scout Raider
  2. Type SX class Scout/Courier
    1. Wind class Scout/Courier

Paramilitary Vessel - Bounty Hunter:

  1. Type HT class Bounty Hunter
    1. Huntress class Bounty Hunter

Civilian Vessel - Medical Vessel:

  1. Type S class Medical Vessel
  2. Type SM class Medical/SAR Craft

Civilian Vessel - Prospector:

  1. Type J class Seeker
    1. Jackie class Seeker

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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