- The Supraclass designation is also known as Ship Mission, Ship Mission Code, Mission, or Ship Hull Designation.
- It is a starship supraclass.
- Advanced Ship Classifications
- Basic Ship Classifications
Ultimately, the distinction between ground, air, and spacecraft disappears for military vehicles, and a single type of vehicle assumes all these roles for system defense. Called gunboats, they are capable of extended operations in vacuum, atmosphere, and water.
- A Fiery class Gunned Escort in colorful livery.
Strategy & Tactics (Doctrine)
Individual vessels are strongly armed, and can fight enemy ships while later supporting ground forces or attacking enemy installations. Further, they can continue resistance for long periods, hiding in oceans or gas giants, and coming out only when there is the prospect of enemy losses.
Gunboats typically serve the following roles:
- Attack Boat (??)
- Close Escort (ECE)
- Corvette (EC)
- Escort (E)
- Frigate (EF)
- Gunboat (??)
- Gunship (??)
- Light Attack Boat (??)
- Missile Boat (ECM)
- Missile Corvette (ECM)
- Pursuit Ship (ECT)
- Scout-Interceptor (??)
- Sloop (ES)
- System Defense Boat (HSB)
Typically, gunboats are fast, well-armed, and well-armored. They are capable of a wide variety of military missions, and have a high survival potential. Mass displacement is generally in the order of 200 to 600 tons.
|EG-class Gunboat Supraclass Archtypes|
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Selected Variant Types & Classes
Ship Summary List
Some of the most commonly used vessels in this role or these roles include:
|2 Representative Gunboat (EG) Classes|
|11 Representative Gunship (PG) Classes|
|0 Representative Missile Boat (ECM) Classes|
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