Fringian Batha Cart

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Batha Cart
Distant Fringe Logo.gif
Tech Level TL–1
Mass 4 Tons
Cost Cr11,200
Mode Ground (Wheeled)
Type Cargo Vehicle
Speed 15 kph
Cargo 29.4m³
Crew 1
Passengers 2
Armament none

The Batha Cart is a type of Wagon or archaic Ground Car.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

A very low tech animal-powered vehicle designed for commercial use.

Image Repository[edit]

No information yet available.

General Description & Deck Plans[edit]

No information yet available.

Basic Vehicle Characteristics[edit]

Following the Imperial Army and IISS Universal Vehicle 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 vehicle when applicable. Tonnage on the universal vehicle profile is shown in kilotons (...thousands of tons) where necessary.

Basic Vehicle Characteristics
#. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage Total mass loaded: TBD metric tons.
2. Crew xTBD crew: TBD
3. Performance Beasts of Burden (typically a team of x2 Batha Beasts or x10 horses) capable of moving up to 7,000 kg.

The animals are harnessed to a 6 meter long shaft attached to the front axle.

4. Electronics None.
5. Hardpoints x1 hardpoint.
6. Armament Weapons:
7. Defenses TBD
8. Craft None.
9. Fuel Nutrition for the draft animals.
10. Cost Production Cost: CrTBD
11. Construction Time TBD months (TBD weeks).
12. Comments Standard cargo capacity TBD
13. Maintenance TBD

Hull / Suspension[edit]

A lightweight box-shaped hull constructed from iron and wood.

  • Length: 8.5m (plus shaft), Width: 2.6m, Height: 2.4m.
  • Overall volume: approximately 53m³ (4 dTons).
  • Unloaded Weight: 1,600 kg.

The overall volume measures the vehicles maximum dimensions and includes road clearance. The enclosed volume of the hull is much lower.

The vehicle is fitted with a wheeled suspension system mounted on axles. Batha Carts usually have four wheels.

Power / Transmission[edit]


  • Cruise Speed: 5 kph, Top Speed: 15 kph (trotting).
  • Range: 8 hours (Batha Beasts) / 10 hours (horses) at Cruise Speed, 8 minutes per hour at Top Speed.

Crew / Passengers[edit]

The body of the vehicle is an open topped box. The crew facilities consist of an open bench seat located at the top-front: up to two passengers may be seated adjacent to the driver. The driver's position is fitted with reins to control and steer the animals.

The rear of the vehicle is designed to carry cargo.

  • Cargo Storage: 29.4m³ (2.1 dTons).
  • Maximum Load: 5,000 kg (including passenger).
    • Maximum Gross Weight: 6,600 kg.


A tarpaulin to cover the cargo.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

An early animal-powered vehicle designed as personal transportion.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Civilian Vehicle - Archaic Vehicle:

  1. Type TBD class Batha Cart
    1. TBD class Cart

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

See also: Vehicles of the Distant Fringe.

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