4-C/D class Automated Interdiction Satellite

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4-C/D class Automated Interdiction Satellite
Automated interdiction satellite.jpg

Published, canon smallcraft design.
4-C/D Imperial Standard Automated Interdiction Satellite
Type: WAI Automated Interdiction Satellite
Agility 0
Also see Artificial Satellite
Architect Bob McWilliams
Blueprint No
Canon Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Cargo 0.0 Tons
Cost MCr267.13
Crew 0
Enlisted 0
Officers 0
EOS Still in active service.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 3
Hull Cylinder Hull
Illustration No
IOC 1035
Jump J-0
Maneuver 0.25 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 0
Model Model/1
Origin Third Imperium
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
QSP TBD
Reference IISS Ship Files TBD.
Size 300 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–14
USP W-33011DO-640500-35003-0
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The 4-C/D class Automated Interdiction Satellite is a combatant satellite bigcraft.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

USP 33011DO-640500-35003-0
These satellites are un-streamlined and cylindrical in configuration with a meteor/debris shield and solar cell vanes. They are typically armed with:

These satellites are equipped with:

Image Repository[edit]

No information yet available.

General Description & Deck Plans[edit]

No information yet available.

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 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 TBD tons.
2. Crew xTBD crew.
3. Performance / Engineering Propulsion:
4. Main Section / Electronics Model/TBD fib ship computer.
5. Hardpoints xTBD hardpoints.
6. Armament / Weaponry The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
7. Defenses Defensive Equipment:
8. Craft / Drones TBD
9. Fuel Treatment TBD
10. Cost MCrTBD.
11. Construction Time TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Remarks Other Equipment:

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The Type SMU-4C was first placed in service in 1035 and is still common throughout the Spinward Marches.

Several type variants exist to cater for specific or unusual requirements:

  • The 4C is a typical Imperial Navy model.
  • The 4D is a Scout Service model identical except for the computer and sensor packages.
  • A number of similar types without the heavy armament can be found on observation missions or as information/marker buoys.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Bigcraft - Satellite:

  1. Type WB class Automated Interdiction Satellite
    1. 4-C/D class Automated Interdiction Satellite

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.