Lintula class Survey Vessel

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Lintula class Survey Vessel
Imperial Sunburst-Sun-IISS-Traveller.gif
TBD
Type: LU Survey Vessel
Agility X
Also see ESDV
Architect TBD
Blueprint No
Canon Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
Cargo 18.0 Tons
Cost MCr155.554 in quantity 124.443
Crew 8
Enlisted 6
Officers 2
EOS Still in active service.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 3
Hull TBD Hull
Illustration No
IOC Unknown
Jump J-2
Maneuver 2 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 0
Model Model/TBD
Origin Sylean Federation
Passengers 0 High/Med 8, 2 low watches Low
QSP TBD
Reference Long Way Home 63-64.
Size 300 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–12
USP TBD
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Lintula class Survey Vessel is an armed exploratory starship.

Description (Specifications)

IISS extended-duration Survey Vessel (ESDV). Lintula-class is one of several adaptations of the "Fighting Scout" — a design originally produced in response to a demand for a robust starship capable of undertaking long reconnaissance missions in potentially hostile territory. The design uses well-tested, reliable systems and carries sufficient fuel for 5 jumps, which gives it a useful safety margin when entering unexplored systems.

Image Repository

No information yet available.

Basic Ship Characteristics

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]
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage TBD tons.
2. Crew xTBD crew.
3. Performance Propulsion:
4. Electronics Model/TBD fib computer.
5. Hardpoints xTBD hardpoints.
6. Armament The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
  • No information yet available.
7. Defenses No information yet available.
8. Craft TBD
9. Fuel Treatment TBD
10. Cost MCrTBD.
11. Construction Time TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Comments TBD
  • Standard cargo capacity amounts to TBD.0 tons.

History & Background (Dossier)

This design first produced by the Lintula shipyards at Sylea (Core 2118) for the Sylean Federation Scout Service prior to the founding of the Third Imperium.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities

Because of it bulkier nature, pilots of smaller scout ships sometimes use the nickname "Fat Boy" to refer to an EDSV.

Selected Variant Types & Classes

Civilian Ship - Science Ship - Survey Ship:

  1. Type LU class Survey Ship
    1. Baso Rita class Small Survey Ship
    2. Donosev class Survey Scout
    3. Elson class Explorer Vessel
    4. Explorer class Survey Cruiser
    5. Lintula class Survey Vessel
    6. Louis & Clark class Scout Surveyor
    7. Type C class Survey Cruiser
    8. Type HX class Explorer
    9. Ulysses class Long-Range Scout
    10. VCS 889 class Survey Ship

References & Contributors (Sources)

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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.