Ballista class Solar Sailor

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Ballista class Solar Sailor
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Type: EEM Escort Solar Sailor
Category ACS
Size 700 Tons
Hull Configuration Needle Hull
Streamlining Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–9
Computer Model/TBD
Jump J-1
Maneuver 0.1 G
Hardpoints 7
Staterooms 0
Crew 206
    Officers X
    Enlisted X
    Marines 200
High/Mid Passengers 0
Cargo 54.0 Tons
Fuel tank 0 Tons
Origin Taa Navy
Year Operational Unknown
End of Service Still in active service.
Cost MCr304.488 in quantity 243.59
Architect fee Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint No
Illustration No
Also see Escort
Canon Published, fan design
Era 1105
Reference Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Ballista class Solar Sailor is used as an escort and are dispatched in small groups to handle patrol and border enforcement duties.

  • They are mobile and visible to dissuade piracy and commerce raiding.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Locally built, these ships are a class of sleek, streamlined needle wedges. They are equipped with fuel scoops for ocean refueling and they have a purification refinery. They can carry two companies of marines. This design relies on its missile arsenal, it has seven triple missile turrets. The model 2 computer handles fire control, target lock and sensor sweeps. They use 700 square km of solar sails and rigging. Near a star they are capable of 0.1 G acceleration and carry enough fuel for two jumps.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The Taa (world) navy has a flotilla of twelve of these Destroyer Escorts stationed at the Starport.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Military Vessel - Escort - Missile Escort:

  1. Type EEM class Missile Escort
    1. Admiral Gorshkov class Missile Corvette
    2. Ballista class Solar Sailor
    3. Barnard's Star class Missile Boat
    4. Berghoff class Missile Boat
    5. Black Rock class Missile Frigate
    6. C-9 class Missile Corvette
    7. Jaradin class Missile Corvette
    8. Kalaron class Missile Sloop
    9. Kyle Strum class Missile Corvette
    10. Malory Francis class Missile Corvette
    11. Richtofen class Missile Corvette
    12. Silversun class Missile Corvette
    13. Type 056 Jiangdao class Missile Corvette
    14. Type ECM class Missile Corvette
    15. Valor class Missile Corvette

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