Zydpharn class System Defense Boat

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Zydpharn class System Defense Boat
Imperial Sunburst-Sun-IISS-Traveller.gif
TBD
Type: HSDB System Defense Boat
Agility {{{agility}}}
Also see
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint {{{blueprint}}}
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Cargo 10 Tons
Cost MCr192.95 in quantity 154.36
Crew 15 with 9 marines
Officers TBD
Enlisted TBD
EOS {{{EOS}}}
Era {{{era}}}
Hardpoints 2
Hull [[{{{hull}}}]]
Illustration No
IOC TBD
Jump J-0
Maneuver 2 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines TBD
Model TBD
Origin Zydarian Codominium
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
QSP TBD
Reference {{{ref}}}
Size 200 Tons
Size-cat [[]]
Streamlining {{{aerodynam}}}
Tech Level TL–7
USP TBD
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Zydpharn class System Defense Boat is produced at the local Zydarian Codominium boatyard on Zydpharn at the local technology level.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Only capable of 2Gs with its engines, and limited to a model 2 fib, this craft has some difficulty contending with more modern designs. It does however, have the thickest armored, fully streamlined needle/wedge hull its technology level permits. It can carry a squad of marines for boarding actions and each crew member has their own stateroom for greater comfort on long patrols. There are no floor plates, so a spin habitat must be employed to combat the zero-G conditions. Armed with a twin pulse laser turret and a triple missile turret it has the best agility it can manage and a ten ton cargo hold for provisions.

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 TBD tons.
2. Crew TBD.
3. Performance TBD.
4. Electronics TBD.
5. Hardpoints TBD hardpoints.
6. Armament TBD.
7. Defenses TBD.
8. Craft TBD.
9. Fuel Treatment TBD.
10. Cost MCrTBD.
11. Construction Time TBD months.
12. Comments None.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

This crude TL–7 craft is deployed in large numbers to ensure success. The Zydarian Codominium Star Legion has no intention of using them as battle riders, they are left to defend the system in which they were built.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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This article was copied or excerpted from the following copyrighted sources and used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author.

  1. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  2. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.