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* Gravcraft are flyers and typically travel through a planet's [[atmosphere]].
 
* Gravcraft are flyers and typically travel through a planet's [[atmosphere]].
 
* Please see [[Gravity control technology]] for more information.
 
* Please see [[Gravity control technology]] for more information.
* It is a type of [[vehicle]].
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* It is a type of [[vehicle]] and a [[gravcraft]].
  
 
== Description ([[Specifications]]) ==
 
== Description ([[Specifications]]) ==

Revision as of 07:18, 18 July 2019

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Gravcraft are vehicles that employ Gravity control technology for transportation purposes.

Description (Specifications)

Gravity control technology is the key technology that makes gravcraft work.

  • The gravity control produces both weight-neutralization and thrust. Also know as grav, anti-grav, or contragrav.
  • This control of the force of gravity allows construction of vehicles, like the Air/Raft and G-Carrier, mapping of object mass through Densitometers, and safety equipment like the Grav Parachute.

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General Gravcraft Types

There are a number of classes of gravcraft, which include:

Civilian Gravcraft

Civilian Gravcraft:

Large Gravcraft

Large Gravcraft:

  • Very Large Grav Vehicles (Industrial) (TL-12+)
  • Non-mobile Gravitic Cities (TL-13+)
  • Mobile Gravitic Cities (TL-14+)

Paramilitary Gravcraft

Paramilitary Gravcraft:

Military Gravcraft

Grav AFVs (Dedicated Military Gravcraft) (TL-9+)

History & Background (Dossier)

The first Gravcraft, or vehicles employing gravity control technology, appear around (TL-9+).

  • Starships also employ gravity control technology, but this article only details terrestrial, interface, and close-orbit gravcraft.
  • Please see Starship for more information.

Expected Technological Progression of Gravcraft

General Gravcraft:

Military Gravcraft:

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