KE005 Jaibok class G-Carrier

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KE005 Jaibok class G Carrier
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Unpublished, non-canon vehicle design.
Tech Level 10
Mass 8.0 dton
Cost Cr3,374,748.8
Mode Grav
Speed Maximum 420kph
cruise 315kph
NOP 140kph
Cargo 1m³ 1,000 kg
Crew x4 Driver, (2) Gunners, and Commander
Passengers 26
Armament (x2) 4cm RAM AGLs
x20 TAC missiles
(2) VRF Gauss guns
(2) Laser Rifles
Korsumug Marine Transport deployed aboard KE12 Sarash class Destroyers.

The KE005 Jaibok class G-Carrier is a TL-10 Armored Fighting Vehicle.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Jaibok 8T class G Carrier, TL-10: The vehicle's crystaliron armor sheaths the chassis to levels of protection equivalent to starship hull metal. This design is sealed with life support for the crew and passengers in vacuum and protected forces roles. A sub-optimal fusion power plant is installed to save mass and cost, the grav modules do not need to compete for power. There are twenty TAC missile vertical tube launchers running in parallel rows of ten down the spine of the vehicle like an old Solomani ballistic missile submarine. The design features lateral weapon engagements fields of fire akin to broadsides. The VRF Gauss guns, 4cm RAM AGLs and laser rifles fire from hammerhead mounts that cover the port and starboard flanks of the vehicle. The weapons systems do not engage directly forward or to the rear. Armor distribution is uniform on all facings. Each side has its own gunner to direct weapons fire for that flank. The 26 passengers have full life support (proof against CBR/NBC threats) and exit via an airlock to the rear of the vehicle.

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 craft) carried on the vehicle when applicable. Tonnage on the universal vehicle profile is shown in kilotons (thousands of tons) where necessary.

Basic Vehicle Characteristics
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage Total mass loaded: 199.84874 metric tons.
  • Vehicle Dimensions: 4m wide, 4m tall, 7m long
  • Total usable volume: 112m³
2. Crew x4 (driver, commander, x2 gunners)
3. Performance The G Carrier has 0.3510217 maneuver Gs from 270 tons of thrust. The 27 megawatt fusion power plant consumes 40.5 liters of hydrogen per hour.
  • Movement: Maximum 420kph/350cm; Cruise 315kph/262.5cm; NOP 140kph/117cm.
4. Electronics Equipment: TL-10 Avionics, 1,000 power radio, map box, basic ECM, thermal image, image enhancement, 5 power target acquisition LADAR, 5 power laser communicator, 30 power target acquisition RADAR, full weapon stabilization, sealed environment with life support for 30.
5. Hardpoints x2 hardpoints.
  • No turret. Port and starboard stabilized remote weapon mounts firing to the flanks of the vehicle. Vertical TAC missile tube launchers.
6. Armament Weapons:

Laser Rifles

Two Laser Rifles are mounted on either side of the chassis. Each has a 100 shot battery. Their direct fire characteristics are:

Direct Fire Characteristics: Laser Rifles TL 9
Effective Range Long Range Extreme Range
180m (9) 360m (4) 1.8 km (1)

Grenade Launchers

There are two remote mounts with the 4cm RAM AGLs, one on either side of the vehicle for infantry suppression. Each can engage 2 targets and has a +2 signature. Each comes loaded with 1,600 HEAP 32 grenades, enough for 20 fire phases.

Direct Fire Characteristics: 4cm RAM Automatic Grenade Launcher
Effective Range Long Range Extreme Range
370m 750m 1.5 km

VRF Gauss Guns

There are two VRF Gauss guns, one firing to either side of the vehicle. Each can engage 16 targets with a +4 signature. Each weapon has 30,000 rounds of ammunition, enough for 23 fire phases.

Direct Fire Characteristics: VRF Gauss gun
Effective Range Long Range Extreme Range
1.5 km (21) +8 3 km (19) +6 4.5 km (17) +3
7. Defenses Laser sensor 6+, 20 prismatic aerosols,
  • Hull Material: Crystaliron
  • Armor: Chassis all faces 40.
  • Target Size DMs: +4 low, +0 high hits
8. Craft None.
9. Hydrogen Fuel Fuel capacity 1,351.4 liters, enough for 33.367901 hours (...almost 1.39 standard days).
10. Cost Production Cost: Cr. 3,374,748.8
11. Construction Time 2 weeks.
12. Comments Maintenance
  • Vehicle 5
  • Electronics 24
  • Weapons 60

TAC Missiles[edit]

There are eighteen 42 kg capacity launch tubes running down the back of the vehicle deck. There are an additional two 36.8kg vertical launch tubes reserved for a pair of wire command link operator guided missiles deployed in areas of heavy jamming. They use a 20cm HEAP 52 warhead and it takes a crew member to manually reload these missiles if additional rounds are available, or carried in the cargo space. The homing missiles struggle to achieve intercepts against vehicles protected with advanced ECM abilities. The vehicle uses a pair of laser rifles with 100 shot batteries to designate a pair of its own targets and can hand off to deployed infantry to spot and mark targets. A full load of missiles, detailed below is included in the price.

Characteristics: HEAP Warhead Missiles
Type Range Price
Homing HEAP 52, ten carried 24km or 14km +10 speed DM Cr371
Target Designated HEAP 52, four carried 24km or 14km +10 speed DM Cr671
IR Follow Up HEAP +8, four carried 24km or 14km +10 speed DM Cr471
Operator Guided HEAP 52 with wire command link +3 DM, two carried 10km Cr164.8

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The KE005 Jaibok class G-Carrier was designed and manufactured at TL–10, these vehicles are manufactured for the Korsumug Empire in Mavuzog and Theta Borealis Sectors. They have no fire control systems and no heavy energy weapons. Each vehicle is equivalent to a platoon of 30 marines. The dismounted marines tend to spot for the target designated missiles to extend their engagement envelop. They use RADAR for longer range target acquisition but if jammed, they switch to a shorter ranger LADAR system. The LADAR struggles against smoke and the homing missiles are less effective against vehicles with ECM.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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