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[[Scout Vessel|S-class Scout Vessel]]s are a [[starship]] [[supraclass]] used to investigate uncontrolled astrographic areas.
 
[[Scout Vessel|S-class Scout Vessel]]s are a [[starship]] [[supraclass]] used to investigate uncontrolled astrographic areas.
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* The grouping includes [[Scout/Courier]]s, [[Stealth Scout]]s, [[Military Scout]]s, [[Far Scout]]s, [[Fast Scout]]s, [[Fleet Scout]]s, [[Scout Tender]]s, and many others.
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* Almost all scout vessels are constructed as [[ACS]] vessels between 100 to 2,499 [[ton]]s in displacement.
 
* The [[Supraclass]] designation is also known as [[Ship Mission]], [[Ship Mission Code]], Mission, or [[Ship Hull Designation]].  
 
* The [[Supraclass]] designation is also known as [[Ship Mission]], [[Ship Mission Code]], Mission, or [[Ship Hull Designation]].  
 
* It is a [[starship]] [[supraclass]].
 
* It is a [[starship]] [[supraclass]].
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=== Library Data Referral Tree ===
 
Please refer to the following [[AAB]] [[Library Data]] for more information: <br>
 
Please refer to the following [[AAB]] [[Library Data]] for more information: <br>
 
'''[[Starship]]:'''
 
'''[[Starship]]:'''
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== Description ([[Specifications]]) ==
 
== Description ([[Specifications]]) ==
Scout vessels serve a wide variety of missions from civilian to paramilitary to military taskings. The traditional  scout is considered a [[paramilitary vessel]]. Scouts often serve survey functions for a private or commercial entity, and military reconnaissance missions for military owners. The difference between such hulls is typically minimal. It's the mission that differs, not the craft.
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Scout vessels serve a wide variety of missions from civilian to paramilitary to military taskings. The scout ship is traditionally considered a [[paramilitary vessel]]. Scouts often serve survey functions for a private or commercial entity, and military reconnaissance missions for military owners. The difference between such hulls is typically minimal. It's the mission that differs, not the craft. {{Unpublished cite|author= [[Maksim-Smelchak]] }}
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=== Image Repository ===
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This image repository contains a selection of scout vessel images:
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# A typical [[Type S class Scout/Courier]] [[scout ship]] preparing to enter [[jumpspace]]. <br> [[File:Jump-FTL-WH-Keith-CT-Starter-Trav-Pg-28 03-July-2018a.jpg|400px]]
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# A [[Serpent class Scout/Courier]] landed on the surface of a [[planet]]. <br> [[File: Serpent-Class-Image 10-July-2019c.jpg|400px]]
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# A [[Gibson class Scout/Courier|''Gibson class'']] with winglets and a top end [[sensor suite]]. <br> [[File: Trav-Gibson-class-Scout-BG 26-April-2019a.jpg|400px]]
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# A [[Sulieman class Scout/Courier|''Type-S'']] in front of a [[nebula]]. <br> [[File: Type-S-class-Thomas-Peters-Challenge-28-Part-1 13-May-2019a.jpg|400px]]
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# A [[Sulieman class Scout/Courier]] under spaceflight orbiting a yellow star. <br> [[File: Trav-Suleiman-Ian-Stead 27-Apr-2019c.jpg|400px]]
  
 
=== Strategy & Tactics (Doctrine) ===
 
=== Strategy & Tactics (Doctrine) ===
No information yet available.
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''Scout Vessel''s are not intended for combatant roles. The role of a scout is to reconnoiter star systems, deep space, and the enemy's movements, relaying vital intelligence back to combat fleets, thus enhancing their combat effectiveness. While many scout vessels are armed, such armament is mostly to discourage piracy, raiders, and other vessels from taking advantage of small, lightly armed vessels. Many scouts fulfill a variety of other roles including small team insertion, exploratory functions, communications functions, courier duties, and many other functions. {{Unpublished cite|author= [[Maksim-Smelchak]] }} 
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However, the basic tactic for a scout vessel is to avoid, evade, and escape combatant exchanges. {{Unpublished cite|author= [[Maksim-Smelchak]] }}
  
 
=== Supraclass Roles ===
 
=== Supraclass Roles ===
''Scout Vessel''s typically serve the following roles:
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''Scout Vessel''s typically serve the following roles: <br>
# [[Armored Scout]]
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''[[Largecraft]] & [[Bigcraft]]:''
# [[Deep Space Scout]]
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{| class="wikitable sortable"
# [[Far Scout]]
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!colspan="4"| A-class Tramp Supraclass Archetypes
# [[Fast Far Scout]]
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|-
# [[Fast Scout]]
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! Archetype
# [[Fleet Scout]]
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! Type Code
# [[Intelligence Vessel]]
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|-
# [[Intruder Vessel]]
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| [[Aerodynamic Scout]]
# [[Leader Scout]]
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| (SX)
# [[Long-Range Scout]]
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|-
# [[Reconnaissance Ship]]
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| [[Armed Scout]]
# [[Scout/Courier]]
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| (SG)
# [[Scout Cruiser]]
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|-
# [[Scout Raider]]
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| [[Armored Scout]]  
# [[Scout Tender]]
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| (SG)
# [[Skirmisher Vessel]]
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|-
# [[Spy Ship]]
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| [[Asteroid Scout]]
# [[Stealth Scout]]
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| (SP)
# [[Surveillance Scout]]
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|-
# [[Surveillance Ship]]
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| [[Attack Scout]]
# [[Survey Scout]]
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| (SG)
# [[War Scout]]
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|-
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| [[Combat Scout]]
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| (SG)
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|-
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| [[Covert Surveillance Scout]]
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| (SIS)
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|-
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| [[Deep Space Scout]]  
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| (SF)
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|-
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| [[Early Warning Scout]]
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| (SI)
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|-
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| [[Far Scout]]  
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| (SF)
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|-
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| [[Fast Far Scout]]  
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| (SF)
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|-
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| [[Fast Scout]]  
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| (SF)
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|-
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| [[Fleet Scout]]  
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| (SF)
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|-
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| [[Frontier Scout]]
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| (SF)
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|-
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| [[Gunned Scout]]
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| (SG)
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|-
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| [[Heavy Scout Vessel]]
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| (S)
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|-
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| [[Intelligence Vessel]]  
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| (SI)
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|-
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| [[Intruder Scout]]
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| (SG)
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|-
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| [[Intruder Vessel]]  
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| (SG)
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|-
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| [[Leader Scout]]  
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| (SG)
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|-
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| [[Heavy Scout]]
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| (SH)
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|-
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| [[Light Scout]]
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| (SL)
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|-
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| [[Long-Range Scout]]  
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| (SF)
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|-
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| [[Medium Scout]]
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| (SM)
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|-
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| [[Military Scout]]
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| (SG)
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|-
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| [[Planetoid Scout]]
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| (SP)
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|-
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| [[Reconnaissance Ship]]  
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| (SI)
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|-
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| [[Scout/Courier]]  
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| (SC)
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|-
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| [[Scout Cruiser]]  
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| (SC)
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|-
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| [[Scout Raider]]  
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| (SR)
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|-
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| [[Scoutship]]
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| (S)
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|-
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| [[Scout Tender]]  
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| (XS)
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|-
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| [[Scout Vessel]]
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| (S) (Namesake)
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|-
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| [[Skirmisher Vessel]]  
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| (SG)
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|-
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| [[Spy Ship]]  
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| (SIS)
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|-
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| [[Stealth Scout]]  
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| (SIS)
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|-
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| [[Super Heavy Scout]]
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| (SS)
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|-
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| [[Surveillance Scout]]  
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| (SI)
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|-
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| [[Surveillance Ship]]  
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| (SI)
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|-
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| [[Surveillance Vessel]]
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| (SI)
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|-
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| [[Vargr Scout]]
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| (SV)
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|-
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| [[War Scout]]
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| (SG)
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|-
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|}
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==== Size-Class Roles for Scout Vessels ====
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# [[Light Scout]] (SL) (100 to 999 [[ton]]s)
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# [[Medium Scout]] (SM) (1,000 to 1,499 [[ton]]s)
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# [[Heavy Scout]] (SH) (1,500 to 2,499 [[ton]]s)
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# [[Super Heavy Scout]] (SS) (2,500 or more [[ton]]s)
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==== Civilian Subcraft ====
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Civilian [[subcraft]] (...both [[smallcraft]] and [[bigcraft]]) are carried by some of these [[vessel]]s:
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# [[Barge]] (WB)
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# [[Utility Craft]] (U)
  
=== Supraclass Archtypes ===
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=== Supraclass Archetypal Roles ===
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These vessels typically serve the following archetypal roles:
 
{| class="wikitable sortable"  
 
{| class="wikitable sortable"  
!colspan="4"| Scout Vessel Supraclass Archtypes
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!colspan="4"| S-class Scout Vessel Supraclass Archetypes
 
|-
 
|-
! Archtype
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! Archetype
 
! Type Code
 
! Type Code
! TL Range
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! Exemplar
 
! Remarks
 
! Remarks
 
|-
 
|-
|  
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| [[Scout Vessel]]
|  
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| S (Namesake)
|  
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| [[Serpent class Scout]]
| None
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| Generic scout vessels serve across a variety of riles focusing on reconnaissance, survey, and communications roles.
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* S = Scout
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|-
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| [[Scout/Courier]]
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| SC
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| [[Sulieman class Scout/Courier]]
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| Scout/Couriers focus on fulfilling intelligence and communications roles.
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* C = Courier
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|-
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| [[Fleet Scout]]
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| SF
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| [[Dewclaw class Fleet Scout]]
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| Fleet Scouts tend to focus on endurance, sped, and range. They may travel many parsecs ahead of a fleet, convoy, or trade group confirming that the way is clear. Many serve frontier roles, fast roles, or far distance, endurance roles. 
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* F = Fleet, Far, Fast, Frontier, [[etc.]]
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|-
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| [[Military Scout]]
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| SG
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| [[Hunter class Armored Scout]]
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| Armed and armored scout meant for exclusively military duty, often acting in a light skirmisher / intruder / raider combatant role. Such vessels are too small to significantly threaten larger vessles, but they can harass effectively.
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* G = Gunned, Armored, Combat, Military, War, [[etc.]]
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|-
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| [[Surveillance Scout]]
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| SI
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| [[Gishiash class Stealth Scout]]
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| Surveillance scouts often serve intelligence roles, picket roles, and observation roles, monitoring certain parts of space or certain groups and places of interest.
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* I = Intelligence, Spy, Stealth, Surveillance, [[etc.]]
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|-
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| [[Asteroid Scout]]
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| SP
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| [[Pallad class Asteroid Scout]]
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| It's far more common for larger vessels to make use of [[planetoid hull]]s than smaller ones. Asteroid scouts are an application where the planetoid hull can be very effective, hiding in plain sight and covertly observing the [[spaceway]]s.
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* P = Planetoid, Asteroid, Rock, [[etc.]]
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|-
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| [[Aerodynamic Scout]]
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| SX
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| [[Wind class Scout/Courier]]
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| Aerodynamic scouts are technically [[spaceplane]]s. They are specialized to act as capable [[aircraft]] in addition to their roles as [[spacecraft]] or [[starcraft]]. They are optimized to take closer looks at atmospheric worlds than many other kinds of scout vessels.
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* X = Exosphere, Atmosphere, Planetary, Spaceplane, [[etc.]]
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|-
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!colspan="4"| ''NOTES:'' There is semantic overlap between many of the classes and codes. Some codes organize by mission or capability, others by size and [[ton]]nage, and yet others by other characteristics.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|}
 
|}
  
 
== History & Background ([[Dossier]]) ==
 
== History & Background ([[Dossier]]) ==
No information yet available.  
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Several thousand years ago, interstellar pioneers had hoped to break the [[FTL]] barrier to communications technology. Tachyons, mesons, [[jumpspace]] were all explored hoping to create [[Charted Space]]'s first [[ansible]]. It never happened... {{Unpublished cite|author= [[Maksim-Smelchak]] }}
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In an environment where communication only moves at the pace of travel, scout vessels remain incredibly important. They are typically light, fast, and practically disposable ships. They can monitor, reconnoiter, explore, survey, carry couriers, and otherwise maintain intelligence networks and observation. Vessels very flexibly serve across many mission roles from communications to combat operations, but ...the focus of most scouts is the collection and dissemination of intelligence data. {{Unpublished cite|author= [[Maksim-Smelchak]] }}
  
 
=== Selected Variant Types & Classes ===
 
=== Selected Variant Types & Classes ===
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## [[Explorer class Scoutship]]
 
## [[Explorer class Scoutship]]
 
## [[Gishiash class Stealth Scout]]
 
## [[Gishiash class Stealth Scout]]
## [[Golf Ball class VIP Transport Scout]]
 
 
## [[Serpent class Scout]] AKA [[Serpent class Scout/Courier]]
 
## [[Serpent class Scout]] AKA [[Serpent class Scout/Courier]]
 
## [[Stayaow class Combat Scout]]
 
## [[Stayaow class Combat Scout]]
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# [[Type SX class Scout/Courier]]
 
# [[Type SX class Scout/Courier]]
 
## [[Wind class Scout/Courier]]
 
## [[Wind class Scout/Courier]]
 
''[[Bounty Hunter]]:''
 
# [[Type HT class Bounty Hunter]]
 
## [[Huntress class Bounty Hunter]]
 
 
''[[Medical Vessel]]:''
 
# [[Type S class Medical Vessel]]
 
## [[Type SM class Medical/SAR Craft]]
 
 
''[[Prospector]]:''
 
# [[Type J class Seeker]]
 
## [[Jackie class Seeker]]
 
  
 
=== Ship Summary List ===
 
=== Ship Summary List ===
{{Ship summary list|name= Scout |tdes=S}}
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Some of the most commonly used [[vessel]]s in this role or these roles include:
{{Ship summary list|name= Scout/Courier |tdes=SC}}
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{{Ship summary list|name= Scout Vessel |tdes= S}}
{{Ship summary list|name= Aerodynamic Scout |tdes=SX}}
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{{Ship summary list|name= Scout/Courier |tdes= SC}}
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{{Ship summary list|name= Fleet Scout |tdes= SF}}
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{{Ship summary list|name= Military Scout |tdes= SG}}
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{{Ship summary list|name= Heavy Scout |tdes= SH}}
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{{Ship summary list|name= Surveillance / Intelligence Scout |tdes= SI}}
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{{Ship summary list|name= Covert Stealth Scout |tdes= SIS}}
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{{Ship summary list|name= Light Scout |tdes= SL}}
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{{Ship summary list|name= Medium Scout |tdes= SM}}
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{{Ship summary list|name= Asteroid Scout |tdes= SP}}
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{{Ship summary list|name= Vargr Scout |tdes= SV}}
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{{Ship summary list|name= Aerodynamic Scout |tdes= SX}}
  
 
== References & Contributors ([[Sources]]) ==
 
== References & Contributors ([[Sources]]) ==
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{{Detail}}
 
{{Detail}}
 
{{Sources
 
{{Sources
|S1= {{Ludography cite|name= Scout Ships |page= TBD}}
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|S1= This article is an amalgamation of many different materials published since 1977.
|S2= MGT Supplement 10: Merchants and Cruisers, pp. 57-58
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|S2= {{Ludography cite|name= Scout Ships |page= TBD}}
|S3= [[Traveller Wiki Editorial Team]]
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|S3= {{Ludography cite|name= Merchants and Cruisers |page= 57-58}}
|S4= Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master of Sophontology [[Maksim-Smelchak]] of the [[Ministry of Science]]  
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|S4= [[Traveller Wiki Editorial Team]]
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|S5= Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master of Sophontology [[Maksim-Smelchak]] of the [[Ministry of Science]]  
 
}}
 
}}
  

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Line Combatants (Primary - Capital) Escort Combatants (Secondary) Military Auxiliary (Tertiary)
B-
Battleship
C-
Cruiser
O-
Ortillery
V-
Carrier
D-
Destroyer
E-
Escort
F-
Fighter
H-
Defense/Security
I-
Combat Transport
Q-
Combat Support
S-
Scout
U-
Utility
X-
Commo
Z-
Special
Mercantile Commercial Ships (Trade & Profit) Non-Mercantile Commercial Ships (Industry & Profit) Non-Commercial Ships (Nonprofit) System Craft (Intrastellar)
A-
Tramp
M-
Freighter
R-
Liner
T-
Transport
G-
Industrial
J-
Prospector
K-
Expedition
P-
Corsair
U-
Utility
L-
Science
N-
Medical
Y-
Private
WB-
Barge
WA-
Satellite
WO-
Space Station

S-class Scout Vessels are a starship supraclass used to investigate uncontrolled astrographic areas.

Technical Data.jpg

Library Data Referral Tree[edit]

Please refer to the following AAB Library Data for more information:
Starship:


Description (Specifications)[edit]

Scout vessels serve a wide variety of missions from civilian to paramilitary to military taskings. The scout ship is traditionally considered a paramilitary vessel. Scouts often serve survey functions for a private or commercial entity, and military reconnaissance missions for military owners. The difference between such hulls is typically minimal. It's the mission that differs, not the craft. [1]

Image Repository[edit]

This image repository contains a selection of scout vessel images:

  1. A typical Type S class Scout/Courier scout ship preparing to enter jumpspace.
    Jump-FTL-WH-Keith-CT-Starter-Trav-Pg-28 03-July-2018a.jpg
  2. A Serpent class Scout/Courier landed on the surface of a planet.
    Serpent-Class-Image 10-July-2019c.jpg
  3. A Gibson class with winglets and a top end sensor suite.
    Trav-Gibson-class-Scout-BG 26-April-2019a.jpg
  4. A Type-S in front of a nebula.
    Type-S-class-Thomas-Peters-Challenge-28-Part-1 13-May-2019a.jpg
  5. A Sulieman class Scout/Courier under spaceflight orbiting a yellow star.
    Trav-Suleiman-Ian-Stead 27-Apr-2019c.jpg

Strategy & Tactics (Doctrine)[edit]

Scout Vessels are not intended for combatant roles. The role of a scout is to reconnoiter star systems, deep space, and the enemy's movements, relaying vital intelligence back to combat fleets, thus enhancing their combat effectiveness. While many scout vessels are armed, such armament is mostly to discourage piracy, raiders, and other vessels from taking advantage of small, lightly armed vessels. Many scouts fulfill a variety of other roles including small team insertion, exploratory functions, communications functions, courier duties, and many other functions. [2]

However, the basic tactic for a scout vessel is to avoid, evade, and escape combatant exchanges. [3]

Supraclass Roles[edit]

Scout Vessels typically serve the following roles:
Largecraft & Bigcraft:

A-class Tramp Supraclass Archetypes
Archetype Type Code
Aerodynamic Scout (SX)
Armed Scout (SG)
Armored Scout (SG)
Asteroid Scout (SP)
Attack Scout (SG)
Combat Scout (SG)
Covert Surveillance Scout (SIS)
Deep Space Scout (SF)
Early Warning Scout (SI)
Far Scout (SF)
Fast Far Scout (SF)
Fast Scout (SF)
Fleet Scout (SF)
Frontier Scout (SF)
Gunned Scout (SG)
Heavy Scout Vessel (S)
Intelligence Vessel (SI)
Intruder Scout (SG)
Intruder Vessel (SG)
Leader Scout (SG)
Heavy Scout (SH)
Light Scout (SL)
Long-Range Scout (SF)
Medium Scout (SM)
Military Scout (SG)
Planetoid Scout (SP)
Reconnaissance Ship (SI)
Scout/Courier (SC)
Scout Cruiser (SC)
Scout Raider (SR)
Scoutship (S)
Scout Tender (XS)
Scout Vessel (S) (Namesake)
Skirmisher Vessel (SG)
Spy Ship (SIS)
Stealth Scout (SIS)
Super Heavy Scout (SS)
Surveillance Scout (SI)
Surveillance Ship (SI)
Surveillance Vessel (SI)
Vargr Scout (SV)
War Scout (SG)

Size-Class Roles for Scout Vessels[edit]

  1. Light Scout (SL) (100 to 999 tons)
  2. Medium Scout (SM) (1,000 to 1,499 tons)
  3. Heavy Scout (SH) (1,500 to 2,499 tons)
  4. Super Heavy Scout (SS) (2,500 or more tons)

Civilian Subcraft[edit]

Civilian subcraft (...both smallcraft and bigcraft) are carried by some of these vessels:

  1. Barge (WB)
  2. Utility Craft (U)

Supraclass Archetypal Roles[edit]

These vessels typically serve the following archetypal roles:

S-class Scout Vessel Supraclass Archetypes
Archetype Type Code Exemplar Remarks
Scout Vessel S (Namesake) Serpent class Scout Generic scout vessels serve across a variety of riles focusing on reconnaissance, survey, and communications roles.
  • S = Scout
Scout/Courier SC Sulieman class Scout/Courier Scout/Couriers focus on fulfilling intelligence and communications roles.
  • C = Courier
Fleet Scout SF Dewclaw class Fleet Scout Fleet Scouts tend to focus on endurance, sped, and range. They may travel many parsecs ahead of a fleet, convoy, or trade group confirming that the way is clear. Many serve frontier roles, fast roles, or far distance, endurance roles.
  • F = Fleet, Far, Fast, Frontier, etc.
Military Scout SG Hunter class Armored Scout Armed and armored scout meant for exclusively military duty, often acting in a light skirmisher / intruder / raider combatant role. Such vessels are too small to significantly threaten larger vessles, but they can harass effectively.
  • G = Gunned, Armored, Combat, Military, War, etc.
Surveillance Scout SI Gishiash class Stealth Scout Surveillance scouts often serve intelligence roles, picket roles, and observation roles, monitoring certain parts of space or certain groups and places of interest.
  • I = Intelligence, Spy, Stealth, Surveillance, etc.
Asteroid Scout SP Pallad class Asteroid Scout It's far more common for larger vessels to make use of planetoid hulls than smaller ones. Asteroid scouts are an application where the planetoid hull can be very effective, hiding in plain sight and covertly observing the spaceways.
  • P = Planetoid, Asteroid, Rock, etc.
Aerodynamic Scout SX Wind class Scout/Courier Aerodynamic scouts are technically spaceplanes. They are specialized to act as capable aircraft in addition to their roles as spacecraft or starcraft. They are optimized to take closer looks at atmospheric worlds than many other kinds of scout vessels.
  • X = Exosphere, Atmosphere, Planetary, Spaceplane, etc.
NOTES: There is semantic overlap between many of the classes and codes. Some codes organize by mission or capability, others by size and tonnage, and yet others by other characteristics.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Several thousand years ago, interstellar pioneers had hoped to break the FTL barrier to communications technology. Tachyons, mesons, jumpspace were all explored hoping to create Charted Space's first ansible. It never happened... [4]

In an environment where communication only moves at the pace of travel, scout vessels remain incredibly important. They are typically light, fast, and practically disposable ships. They can monitor, reconnoiter, explore, survey, carry couriers, and otherwise maintain intelligence networks and observation. Vessels very flexibly serve across many mission roles from communications to combat operations, but ...the focus of most scouts is the collection and dissemination of intelligence data. [5]

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. Serpent class Scout AKA Serpent class Scout/Courier
    6. Stayaow class Combat Scout
    7. Sulieman class Scout/Courier
    8. Viper class Scout Raider
  2. Type SX class Scout/Courier
    1. Wind class Scout/Courier

Ship Summary List[edit]

Some of the most commonly used vessels in this role or these roles include:

81 Representative Scout Vessel (S) Classes

Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Aegis class Scout S X ACS X Third Imperium X X Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Afterthought class Scout SC 100 ACS 15 Third Imperium 4 4 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Asia class Scout SC 300 ACS 11 Daprolix Juncture of Suns 2 4 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Aurskos class Light Scout SL 200 ACS 14 Gniivi Collective 3 6 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Bay class Surveillance Vessel SI 6,000 BCS 11 Principality of Caledon 0 6
Brilliant class Scout S 200 ACS 11 Enlightened 2 4 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
C-7 class Scout S 100 ACS 11 Chanestin Kingdom 2 5 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Caliphate class Scout S 400 ACS 10 Caliphate of Estalia 1 3 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Chatl class Leader Scout SG 150 ACS 14 Zhodani Consulate 5 3 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Collective class Scout S 100 ACS 11 Yimin Jiti 2 1 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Dewclaw class Fleet Scout SF 100 ACS 13 Third Imperium 4 3 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Duke class Fleet Scout SF 700 ACS 11 Grand Duchy of Kalradin 2 6 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Dunkle class Fleet Scout SF 420 ACS 12 Mapepire Cluster 3 6 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Eiriksson class Scout S X ACS X Third Imperium X X No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Elbing class Scout S 200 ACS 10 Langemarck Coalition 1 6 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Exocet class Intelligence Cruiser SI X ACS X Third Imperium X X Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Explorer class Scoutship S Third Imperium Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Fairmile Model G class Scout SI 200 ACS 12 Principality of Caledon 2 2 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Garr Aedz class Scout SV X ACS X Vargr Extents X X Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Gibson class Scout/Courier SC 100 ACS X Third Imperium X X Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Gishiash class Stealth Scout SIS 100 ACS 13 Third Imperium 2 2 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Henrick Krueden
class Scout/Courier
SC 100 ACS 9 Nist Military Forces 1 6 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Hive class Scout SC 100 ACS 12 Distant Fringe 2 2 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Hraye class Scout S 100 ACS 14 Aslan Hierate 2 2 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Hunter class Armored Scout SG 100 14 Solomani Confederation 3 3 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Ihateisho class Scout S Aslan Hierate
Inquiring Mind class Fleet Scout SF 900 12 Federation of Alsas 3 6
Ithilien class Scoutship SX 150 ACS X Third Imperium X X Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Kach'k class Scout SC 200 ACS 11 Sath Alliance 2 5 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Kalpa class Scout SV X ACS X Vargr Extents X X No. Unpublished, non-canon fan-designed starship design.
Kanllaz class Scout SV 100 ACS X Vargr Extents 2 2 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
KE2 Zerp class Battle Scout SG 200 10 Korsumug Empire 1 4
Kforuzeng class Scout SV 100 ACS 13 Vargr Extents 4 4 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Lake class Surveillance Vessel SIS Varies (sample 9,789) BCS 12 Principality of Caledon 2 1
Last Armada class Scout SC 200 ACS 11 Terran Confederation 2 5 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Legion class Picket Boat SIPB 200 10 Zydarian Codominium 1 4
Logos Minos class Fleet Scout SF 100 9 Jurisdiction of Nadon 1 1
Machii class Scout Cruiser S 1000 ACS TBD Third Imperium TBD TBD Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Magash class Heavy Scout SC 300 ACS 15 Third Imperium 5 3 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Militia class Military Scout SG 600 14 Vegan Polity 5 5
Ninz class Scout SG 100 14 Zhodani Consulate 2 2 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Pallad class Asteroid Scout SP 200 ACS 15 Third Imperium 3 2 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Pathfinder class Fleet Scout SF 100 15 Third Imperium 4 2
Pathway class Scout SC 100 10 Firstworlds 1 3
Prata class Attack Scout SG 100 15 Taakas Yh'Drak 1 6
Protective class Scout SG 200 12 The Protectorate 3 6
Pukharra class Fast Scout SF X X Third Imperium X X
S-223 Moon Raven class Covert Surveillance Scout SIS 300 ACS 13 Talokan Armed Forces 4 4 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Sacred Text class Scout S 1,300 ACS 13 Free and Holy Federation of Amil 3 3 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Saladin class Fleet Scout S 600 ACS 15 Third Imperium 4 6
Scybria class Scout SC 100 ACS 11 High Senate 2 4 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Serpent class Scout/Courier SX 100 ACS 11 Delta Research 2 2 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
SH02A class Fleet Scout SF 200 12 Sorority of Hygiea 3 6
Silver Spur class Scout SP 200 11 Council of the Wise 2 5
Sixth Horizon class Fast Far Scout SVF 200 ACS 14 Vargr Extents 4 6 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan starship design.
Skela class Attack Scout SG 151 ACS 10 The Biumvirate 1 5 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
SLC2 Ahouhi class Scout S 100 ACS 13 Isaiat Dominate 4
Starfarer class Scout SC 100 10 Bain Defense Squadron 1 5 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Stayaow class Combat Scout SG 200 14 Aslan Hierate 2 5
Sulieman class Scout/Courier SC 100 ACS 12 Third Imperium 2 2 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Switch Black class Intruder SG 100 ACS 12 Protectorate of Leset 2 2 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Talon class Scout S 100 10 Tellerian Cluster 1 3
Tathoe class Scout/Courier SVC 200 ACS X Vargr Extents X X Yes. Published, canon starship design.
TC3 Perx class Scout SC 300 11 Trooles Confederation 2 2
Telemon class Survey Scout S 400 ACS 15 Third Imperium Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Tripwire class Early Warning Scout SI 200 ACS 10 Rimward Federation 1 1 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Type S class Scout/Courier S 100 ACS 12 Third Imperium 2 2 Yes. Published, canon starship design with a Keith illustration.
Type SX class Scout/Courier SX 150 ACS 12 Third Imperium 3 3 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Type VS class Scout SV X ACS X Vargr Extents X X Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Unity class Scout SC 100 ACS 12 Unity of Sed 2 3 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Valtos Niagra class Scout/Courier SC 110 13 Talokan Armed Forces 4 1
Vanguard class Attack Scout SG 100 ACS 12 Geonee Confederation 2 6 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Vraktagh 6H class Far Scout SVF 200 ACS X Vargr Extents X X No. Unpublished, non-canon fan starship design.
Wanderer class Scout/Courier SC 100 ACS TBD Third Imperium TBD TBD Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Wasp class Fleet Scout SF 600 14 Malorn Union 4 6
Wiesbaden class Military Scout SG 300 14 Langemarck Coalition 5 4
Wind class Scout/Courier SX 150 ACS 12 Third Imperium 3 3 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Wrathful class War Scout SG 100 ACS 12 Old Worlds Navy 1 1 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Xero class Scout SC 100 11 Lon Mardos Defense Forces 2 3
Yono class Scout SC 110 ACS 11 Third Imperium 2 2 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Zydmnar class Scout SC 100 9 Zydarian Codominium 1 6
19 Representative Scout/Courier (SC) Classes

Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Afterthought class Scout SC 100 ACS 15 Third Imperium 4 4 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Asia class Scout SC 300 ACS 11 Daprolix Juncture of Suns 2 4 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Gibson class Scout/Courier SC 100 ACS X Third Imperium X X Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Henrick Krueden
class Scout/Courier
SC 100 ACS 9 Nist Military Forces 1 6 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Hive class Scout SC 100 ACS 12 Distant Fringe 2 2 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Kach'k class Scout SC 200 ACS 11 Sath Alliance 2 5 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Last Armada class Scout SC 200 ACS 11 Terran Confederation 2 5 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Magash class Heavy Scout SC 300 ACS 15 Third Imperium 5 3 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Pathway class Scout SC 100 10 Firstworlds 1 3
Scybria class Scout SC 100 ACS 11 High Senate 2 4 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Starfarer class Scout SC 100 10 Bain Defense Squadron 1 5 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Sulieman class Scout/Courier SC 100 ACS 12 Third Imperium 2 2 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
TC3 Perx class Scout SC 300 11 Trooles Confederation 2 2
Unity class Scout SC 100 ACS 12 Unity of Sed 2 3 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Valtos Niagra class Scout/Courier SC 110 13 Talokan Armed Forces 4 1
Wanderer class Scout/Courier SC 100 ACS TBD Third Imperium TBD TBD Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Xero class Scout SC 100 11 Lon Mardos Defense Forces 2 3
Yono class Scout SC 110 ACS 11 Third Imperium 2 2 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Zydmnar class Scout SC 100 9 Zydarian Codominium 1 6
9 Representative Fleet Scout (SF) Classes

Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Dewclaw class Fleet Scout SF 100 ACS 13 Third Imperium 4 3 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Duke class Fleet Scout SF 700 ACS 11 Grand Duchy of Kalradin 2 6 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Dunkle class Fleet Scout SF 420 ACS 12 Mapepire Cluster 3 6 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Inquiring Mind class Fleet Scout SF 900 12 Federation of Alsas 3 6
Logos Minos class Fleet Scout SF 100 9 Jurisdiction of Nadon 1 1
Pathfinder class Fleet Scout SF 100 15 Third Imperium 4 2
Pukharra class Fast Scout SF X X Third Imperium X X
SH02A class Fleet Scout SF 200 12 Sorority of Hygiea 3 6
Wasp class Fleet Scout SF 600 14 Malorn Union 4 6
13 Representative Military Scout (SG) Classes

Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Chatl class Leader Scout SG 150 ACS 14 Zhodani Consulate 5 3 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Hunter class Armored Scout SG 100 14 Solomani Confederation 3 3 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
KE2 Zerp class Battle Scout SG 200 10 Korsumug Empire 1 4
Militia class Military Scout SG 600 14 Vegan Polity 5 5
Ninz class Scout SG 100 14 Zhodani Consulate 2 2 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Prata class Attack Scout SG 100 15 Taakas Yh'Drak 1 6
Protective class Scout SG 200 12 The Protectorate 3 6
Skela class Attack Scout SG 151 ACS 10 The Biumvirate 1 5 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Stayaow class Combat Scout SG 200 14 Aslan Hierate 2 5
Switch Black class Intruder SG 100 ACS 12 Protectorate of Leset 2 2 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Vanguard class Attack Scout SG 100 ACS 12 Geonee Confederation 2 6 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Wiesbaden class Military Scout SG 300 14 Langemarck Coalition 5 4
Wrathful class War Scout SG 100 ACS 12 Old Worlds Navy 1 1 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
0 Representative Heavy Scout (SH) Classes
No results
8 Representative Surveillance / Intelligence Scout (SI) Classes

Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Bay class Surveillance Vessel SI 6,000 BCS 11 Principality of Caledon 0 6
Exocet class Intelligence Cruiser SI X ACS X Third Imperium X X Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Fairmile Model G class Scout SI 200 ACS 12 Principality of Caledon 2 2 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Gishiash class Stealth Scout SIS 100 ACS 13 Third Imperium 2 2 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Lake class Surveillance Vessel SIS Varies (sample 9,789) BCS 12 Principality of Caledon 2 1
Legion class Picket Boat SIPB 200 10 Zydarian Codominium 1 4
S-223 Moon Raven class Covert Surveillance Scout SIS 300 ACS 13 Talokan Armed Forces 4 4 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Tripwire class Early Warning Scout SI 200 ACS 10 Rimward Federation 1 1 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
3 Representative Covert Stealth Scout (SIS) Classes

Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Gishiash class Stealth Scout SIS 100 ACS 13 Third Imperium 2 2 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Lake class Surveillance Vessel SIS Varies (sample 9,789) BCS 12 Principality of Caledon 2 1
S-223 Moon Raven class Covert Surveillance Scout SIS 300 ACS 13 Talokan Armed Forces 4 4 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
1 Representative Light Scout (SL) Classes

Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Aurskos class Light Scout SL 200 ACS 14 Gniivi Collective 3 6 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
0 Representative Medium Scout (SM) Classes
No results
2 Representative Asteroid Scout (SP) Classes

Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Pallad class Asteroid Scout SP 200 ACS 15 Third Imperium 3 2 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Silver Spur class Scout SP 200 11 Council of the Wise 2 5
8 Representative Vargr Scout (SV) Classes

Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Garr Aedz class Scout SV X ACS X Vargr Extents X X Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Kalpa class Scout SV X ACS X Vargr Extents X X No. Unpublished, non-canon fan-designed starship design.
Kanllaz class Scout SV 100 ACS X Vargr Extents 2 2 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Kforuzeng class Scout SV 100 ACS 13 Vargr Extents 4 4 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Sixth Horizon class Fast Far Scout SVF 200 ACS 14 Vargr Extents 4 6 No. Unpublished, non-canon fan starship design.
Tathoe class Scout/Courier SVC 200 ACS X Vargr Extents X X Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Type VS class Scout SV X ACS X Vargr Extents X X Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Vraktagh 6H class Far Scout SVF 200 ACS X Vargr Extents X X No. Unpublished, non-canon fan starship design.
4 Representative Aerodynamic Scout (SX) Classes

Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Class Superclass Tons Category TL Origin Jump G Canon
Ithilien class Scoutship SX 150 ACS X Third Imperium X X Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Serpent class Scout/Courier SX 100 ACS 11 Delta Research 2 2 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Type SX class Scout/Courier SX 150 ACS 12 Third Imperium 3 3 Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Wind class Scout/Courier SX 150 ACS 12 Third Imperium 3 3 Yes. Published, canon starship design.

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