P-12 Agunda class Snub Fighter

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P-12 Agunda class Snub Fighter
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Distant Fringe vessel.
Type: FL Light Fighter
Agility {{{agility}}}
Also see Snub Fighter
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint No.
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Cargo 0.2 Tons
Cost MCr21.34
17.072 in quantity
Crew 1
Officers 1
Enlisted 0
EOS {{{EOS}}}
Era 1105
Hardpoints 1
Hull [[TBD Hull]]
Illustration No
Jump J-0
Maneuver 6 G
Manufacturer Nist
Marines 0
Model Model/1
Origin Distant Fringe
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
Reference Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Size 20 Tons
Size-cat Smallcraft
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–9
USP PF-0406611-600000-10000-0
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The P-12 Agunda class Snub Fighter is a combatant smallcraft.

Description (Specifications)

The P-12 Agunda class Snub Fighter is a TL–9, partially streamlined close structure hull which has been armored and reinforced. They are described as ugly, brutish craft with a cockpit/bridge with two acceleration couches and a Model/1 ship computer. Designed as an inexpensive pursuit fighter for combat space patrols. This is a fast, short endurance weapons platform.

It mounts a single pulse laser battery in the chin under the cockpit. The weapon system drains their agility.

It can accommodate two crew under normal combat conditions. Typically the bird was flown solo, from the back seat with the weapon officer's station left empty and slaved to the pilot's HUD in his control helmet.

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General Description & Deck Plans

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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 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 / Hull 20 tons.
2. Crew x1 crew: Pilot
3. Performance Propulsion:
4. Electronics Model/1 computer
5. Hardpoints x1 hardpoint.
6. Armament The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
7. Defenses Factor-6 hull armor.
8. Craft None
9. Fuel Treatment Fuel Scoops
10. Cost MCr21.34
17.072 in quantity.
11. Construction Time 24 weeks to build, 19 weeks in quantity.
12. Comments There is a squadron of this fighter deployed in the Tsorva system.
  • Standard cargo capacity amounts to 0.2 ton emergency locker.

History & Background (Dossier)

The Void Sailors Nist Fighter Squadron 172nd NFS, are one of the only units to still operate this fighter. These craft have long been removed from front line service and are only deployed in the lowest readiness level reserve units. They were carried into battle aboard Hyperion class Escort Carriers or based on system defense outposts.

Distant Fringe Vessels

The Distant Fringe is said to be a far spinward-rimward area inhabited by colonists and refugees originating on Terra. The region is extremely isolated, separated from the rest of Charted Space by vast, almost uncrossable rifts that were once broached by a system of calibration Points and the use of tankers. Those few academics within Charted Space who have found references to the Distant Fringe regard it as little more than a tall tale. Likewise, many of the inhabitants of the Distant Fringe believe the existence of Charted Space to be mythical.[3]

Vessels originating within the Distant Fringe are very rarely encountered outside of the region. However, misjumps do occur and anomalies with bizarre spacetime and Jumpspace effects exist: as such, craft of this type are not entirely unknown within Charted Space.[4]

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities

Individual vessels are generally named by their crews.

  • Individual vessels within the class are issued specific serial numbers and transponder codes.
  • Naming a ship is considered a serious affair and is generally accompanied by a traditional ceremony, usually pouring a local beverage over the bows of the craft. Spacefarers tend to be superstitious folk and a ship with a frivolous name is considered "unlucky".

Selected Variant Types & Classes

Smallcraft - Snub Fighter:

  1. Type FP class Snub Fighter
    1. P-12 Agunda class Snub Fighter

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.
  3. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak
  4. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak