Hkiyrerao class Researcher

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Hkiyrerao class Researcher
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Type: LS Researcher Vessel
Agility X
Also see Science Vessel
Architect TBD
Blueprint No
Canon Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Cargo 50.0 Tons
Cost MCr260.34
Crew 4
Enlisted X
Officers X
EOS Still in active service.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 4
Hull TBD Hull
Illustration No
IOC Unknown
Jump J-4
Maneuver 1 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines X
Model Model/5
Origin Aslan Hierate
Passengers 25 High/Med 10 Low
Reference Aslan TBD.
Size 400 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–14
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Hkiyrerao class Researcher is an Aslan scientific study starship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Using a custom 400-ton hull, the Hkiyrerao-class ship is utilized for the investigation of scientific phenomena or for conducting tests at newly discovered worlds.

Image Repository[edit]

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General Description & Deck Plans[edit]

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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 400 tons. The ship is streamlined.
2. Crew The ship requires a crew of four: captain/pilot, navigator, and two engineers. When on missions, an executive officer/head scientist is also required. A staff of up to 10 scientists can also be carried.
3. Performance Fuel tankage of 150 tons supports the power plant and allows one Jump-3, and the cargo bay can be converted to additional fuel storage for full jump capability.
4. Electronics Adjacent to the bridge is a Model/5 ship computer.
5. Hardpoints The ship has four hard-points installed and four tons allocated to fire control.
6. Armament No turrets or weapons are installed.
7. Defenses TBD
8. Craft The ship carries one pinnace and one G-Carrier as vehicles.
9. Fuel Treatment TBD
10. Cost MCr260.34
11. Construction Time TBD
12. Comments There are fifteen staterooms and ten low berths. The 50-ton cargo hold is fitted out as a scientific laboratory.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

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Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Civilian Ship - Science Ship - Lab Ship:

  1. Type LS class Laboratory Ship
    1. Calipso class Laboratory Ship
    2. Ciri class Laboratory Ship
    3. Discovery class Lab Ship
    4. Fresnel Effect class Lab Ship
    5. Hkiyrerao class Researcher
    6. Inquiry class Lab Ship
    7. Kugashin class Laboratory Ship
    8. Lavalier class Laboratory Ship
    9. Magellan class Lab Ship
    10. Type HL class Research Cruiser
    11. Type L class Laboratory Ship

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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This article was copied or excerpted from the following copyrighted sources and used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author.

  1. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  2. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.