KE2 Zerp class Battle Scout
|KE2 Zerp class Battle Scout|
|Type: SG Attack Scout|
|Also see||Scout Vessel|
|Architect||Ronald B. Kline, Jr.|
|Canon||No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.|
|Cost|| MCr203.816 (base)|
|EOS||Still in active service.|
|Passengers||0 High/Med 0 Low|
|Reference||Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.|
|Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.|
The KE2 Zerp class Battle Scout is a recon starship.
It is a vessel with 4-G and J-1 performance with a streamlined sphere hull. The vessel has a partially streamlined, spherical structure hull. It is fitted with fuel scoops and a fuel purification plant allowing it to perform wilderness refueling.
- It carries light armament and a moderate defensive suite.
- It ordinarily carries no subcraft, ship's vehicles, and drones when needed.
- It has a 6 sophont crew and no marines.
No information yet available.
General Description & Deck Plans
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Basic Ship Characteristics
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. 
|Basic Ship Characteristics |
|1.||Tonnage|| The KE2 Zerp class Battle Scout is constructed using a 200 Ton hull built in a spherical structure configuration. The hull is partially streamlined allowing gas giant refueling, that is further enhanced by its onboard gravitic systems.
|2.||Crew|| x6 personnel.
|3.||Performance|| The vessel mounts a Jump-1 drive, a Maneuver-4 drive, and an upgraded fusion Power Plant-4, giving performance of Jump-1 and 4-G acceleration. The ship has an agility rating of 1 and an emergency agility of 4. The internal fuel tankage is sufficient for two Jump-1s and gives the power plant 4 weeks duration. It is fitted with drop tanks, should extended range operations be required.
|4.||Electronics|| Adjacent to the bridge is a Model/4 fib ship computer.
|5.||Hardpoints|| x2 hardpoints.
|6.||Armament|| KE2 Zerp class Battle Scout are fitted with weapon systems for naval service.
|7.||Defenses||The factor 6 armored hull.|
|9.||Fuel Treatment||The vessel has internal fuel tankage of 48 Tons. They are delivered with a new set of optional jump 1 drop tanks, which can be fitted as needed.|
|10.||Cost|| The basic cost of the vessel is MCr203.816 (base)|
|11.||Construction Time|| 48 weeks as standard, 39 weeks in bulk.
|12.||Comments|| Standard cargo capacity amounts to 10 Tons.
The KE2 Zerp class Battle Scout class is used by the Korsumug Empire. These armored spheres are used in patrol formations. The KE2 Zerp class Battle Scout is a fleet scout class deployed by the Korsumug Empire. Examples of the class can be encountered throughout the spinward parts of Mavuzog Sectors and Theta Borealis Sector.
Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities
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- Marc Miller, Frank Chadwick, John Harshman. High Guard (Game Designers Workshop, 1980), 20-37. (Design Sequence Used)
- Traveller Wiki Editorial Team
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis), Captain, and Lead Naval Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr. of the Imperial Navy
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master Scout Emeritus Adie Alegoric Stewart of the IISS
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master of Sophontology Maksim-Smelchak of the Ministry of Science