Dug (world)

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Dug/Sepik (Glimmerdrift Reaches 1935)
Classic Era (1115)
B310312-A
StarportB Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size3 Small (4,800 km, 0.24g - 0.34g)
Atmosphere1 Vacuum (trace)
Hydrographics0 Desert World 0%
Population3 Low (2 thousand)
Government1 Company/Corporation
Law2 Low Law (no energy weapons)
Tech LevelA Early Stellar (jump drive)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary K1 V
Planetoid Belts 1
Gas Giants 3

Dug is a low-population world with a population of less than 10,000 sophonts in size.


Description / Astrography & Planetology[edit]

SuSAG has installed a naval base to operate a system defense fleet along with a para-military base to protect their factory operation.

Monostellar System[edit]

Dug Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Dug

K1 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.774 3800 - 4800 0.352
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00781 0.04921 0.47 - 0.77 0.781 7.81
Orbit #  *  * 2 2 7
Remarks

System Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Data[edit]

Dug is a small barren world with almost no atmosphere and has no free water on the surface.

Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

No information yet available.

Native Lifeforms[edit]

None.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

SuSAG Corporation established their first factory operation in the Dug system in 832 to avoid the Psionics Suppressions. This factory was to manufacture then illegal psi drugs. The operation has since expanded into other areas of drugs and chemicals, and includes a large R & D operation that is quasi-legal at best.

World Starport[edit]

Dug has a Class B Starport, a good quality installation which includes all the expected amenities including refined fuel for starships, brokerage services for passengers and cargo, and a variety of ship provisions. There is a shipyard capable of doing annual maintenance, overhauls and most kinds of repair, and construction of non-starships. Most ports of this classification have both a Highport and a Downport.

  • This system's starport is privately owned by the SuSAG corporation and not generally open to public use. Landings are restricted to SuSAG owned ships and those of customers or contractors working for SuSAG corporation. Ships not associated with SuSAG can refuel in the system from a SuSAG tanker or outlying unoccupied worlds under escort of SuSAG defense ships.

World Technology Level[edit]

Dug possesses a Technology Level of TL–10 or TL-A in Hexadecimal Notation.

World Government[edit]

Dug is governed by a Corporate Polity with a single corporation with a typical corporate structure as a government. A company town, or world. The typical corporate run world usually has a single purpose. Examples include mining, agriculture, or other kinds of resource extraction. But rather than a simple base of operations, there are facilities for housing workers and their families including hospitals, schools, and other infrastructure. How, or if, the children of the workers are incorporated into the workforce varies with companies. The corporation running the world may be a subsidiary of a larger interstellar corporation.

World Military[edit]

SuSAG has also established a large naval and military / mercenary presence in the system to protect their operations.

  • There is a SuSAG owned naval base operating System Defense Boats, Orbital defense platforms, and other craft.
  • There is a para-military base on the planet including planetary defense spinal mounts, and a defense battalion using battledress and fusion weapons.

World Economy[edit]

Dug is a world controlled by SuSAG megacorporation who operates a heavily guarded Shadow factory on it.

  • Pays the Loyal Nineworlds Republic to guarantee the system's independence with military action, if necessary.
  • SuSAG produces a wide variety of pharmaceuticals and other drugs here.
    • Includes manufacturing of drugs generally illegal elsewhere.
    • Sells to governments, legal businesses, and organized criminal enterprises
  • SuSAG conducts research and development of new drugs here.
    • Research and development methods include ones that are questionable and potentially illegal elsewhere.

Trade Data[edit]

No information yet available.

World Demographics[edit]

No information yet available.

World Culture[edit]

No information yet available.

Urbanization[edit]

No information yet available.

Historical Data[edit]

No information yet available.

World Timeline[edit]

No information yet available.

UWP Listing[edit]

  • B310312-A

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