Bra'la class Corvette Transport

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Bra'la class Corvette Transport
Published, canon starship design.
Type: IC Transport
Category ACS
Size 800 Tons
Hull Configuration [[Cone Hull]]
Streamlining Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–14
Computer Model/5
Jump J-3
Maneuver 4 G
Hardpoints 8
Staterooms 0
Crew 52
    Marines 24
High/Mid Passengers 0
Cargo 20 Tons
Fuel tank 0 Tons
Origin Zhodani Consulate
End of Service Still in active service.
Cost MCr586.28
Blueprint No
Illustration No
Also see Transport
Canon Published, fan design
Era 1105
Reference Fan: Bleddyn Wilson
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Bra'la class Corvette Transport is an auxiliary warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Brala, Fleet Corvette Transport, is a 800 ton military design with a construction tech level of 14 and a cost of MCr586.28, including design fees. Construction time is 112 weeks. Subsequent ships of the class will cost MCr464.38 and take 90 weeks to complete.

  • The 800 ton hull is of the Cone configuration; it is streamlined and capable of atmospheric work (hull cost, including 10% surcharge for Cone configuration: MCr88.0). The ship carries Armor Factor-1. Fuel scoops are present (MCr).
  • A bridge (20.0 tons; MCr4.0) and a computer Model/5 (5.0 tons; MCr45.0; 3 energy points).
  • The ship is Jump-3 (80 tons; MCr150), Maneuver-4 (31 tons; MCr64), and Power plant-6 (67 tons; MCr176). The power plant provides 48 energy points. Fuel tankage provides 300 tons of fuel. 240 tons enables a 3-parsec jump range and a further 60 tons giving endurance 4 weeks (24 weeks powered down). There is a fuel purification plant (4.0 tons; MCr0.03).
  • The ship is armed with four triple beam laser turrets, three triple missile turrets, and a bridge controlled fixed sand caster countermeasures (eqv triple sand caster turret)
  • The ship carries no screens.
  • The crew numbers 50 (Command/Flight: 6+5, Engineers: 1+5, Gunners: 1+7, Marines: 1+23, Medic: 0+1) including 24 marines. No passengers. All sophonts are accommodated in 19 staterooms and 31 half- staterooms (cabins) (138.0 tons; MCr17.2).
  • Payloads carried includes; One 4dt Engineering and Repair Shop, 8dt Sickbay with Autodoc , two G-carrier, berths, 3dt Maker, (31.0 tons, MCr1.5).
  • A cargo hold of 20.0 tons is provided.
  • Ship's vehicles include; Two 30 ton Ships Boats, occupying an 80-ton hanger.
  • The ship has an agility of 4 and emergency agility of 4.

Image Repository[edit]

  1. Zhodani Special Naval Landing Force Detachment.
    Zhodani Special Naval Landing Force Detachment.png.

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 800 tons.
2. Crew x8 Officers,17 Petty Officers and Ratings, & 1 ZNSLF Officer & 23 ZNSLF Enlisted crew.
3. Performance Propulsion:
4. Electronics Model/TBD fib computer.
5. Hardpoints x8 hardpoints.
6. Armament The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
  • The ship is armed with four triple beam laser turrets, three triple missile turrets, and a bridge controlled fixed sand caster countermeasures (eqv triple sand caster turret)
7. Defenses Armor Factor of 1 and sandcater counter measures
8. Craft 2 x 30ton Ship’s Boats
9. Fuel Treatment scoops & a fuel purification plant (4.0 tons).
10. Cost MCr586.26.
11. Construction Time 112 weeks to build, 90 weeksin quantity.
12. Comments TBD
  • Standard cargo capacity amounts to 20.0 tons.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The Bra'la class Corvette Transport is a ship serving with the Zhodani Navy.

The Bra’la class corvette transport is the shepherd of the Zhodani frontier it enables the Zhodani to tailor a response to the various military or paramilitary situations along the frontier without drawing much of the political attention as if when a capital vessel is present. Often used to land small parties of troops to secure or reinforce Consulate interests abroad along the Frontiers between it and the Third Imperium or other interstellar governments. The Bra’la class is apart of the same little ship design watershed that occurred with the naval review of 1112. It like it sister classes shares many of the same physical characteristics as the Berka or Banya class corvettes, yet it is without the Complements of light fighters and lacks the agility of its sister classes. Often encountered in pairs it carries a detachment of Special Naval Landing Force troops. Doctrinal organization dictates that four Bra’la class corvettes are assigned to each Corvette Flotilla giving the Flotilla commander the disposal of half a ZSNLF rifle company for ground actions.[3]

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

Vessel Peculiarities: No information yet available.

Class Naming Practice/s: No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Military Ship - Military Auxiliary - Combat Cargo Carrier (Escort or Very Light):

  1. Type IC class Combat Cargo Carrier
    1. Black Jack class Regimental Command Transport
    2. Bra'la class Corvette Transport
    3. Sedulan class Transport
    4. Stiytesrah class Clan Transport

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