KE2 Zerp class Battle Scout

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KE2 Zerp class Battle Scout
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Type: SG Attack Scout
Agility 4
Also see Scout Vessel
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint No
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Cargo 10.0 Tons
Cost MCr203.816 (base)
MCr163.053 (qty)
Crew 6
Enlisted 5
Officers 1
EOS Still in active service.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 2
Hull Sphere Hull
Illustration No
IOC Unknown
Jump J-1
Maneuver 4 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 0
Model Model/4 fib
Origin Korsumug Empire
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
Reference Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Size 200 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–10
USP SC-25144D1-600000-30002-0
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.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

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.

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 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.
  • The vessel has three airlocks. The cargo hold is accessed by a large bay doors that also serves to anchor docking clamps for service vehicles.
2. Crew x6 personnel.
  • x1 Pilot, x2 Engineers, x1 Medic, x2 Gunners.


  • There are 3 Staterooms.
    • All Staterooms are given over to the crew. All crew quarters are double occupancy.
  • There are no Low Berths.

Accessible areas of the hull are fitted with grav plates and inertial compensators and have full life support and environmental systems.

  • There are internal monitoring and security systems throughout the vessel. Individual sections of the hull can be sealed off.
  • There are multiple emergency lockers.
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.
  • The engineering section has a main control room.
  • The jump drive utilizes a lanthanum hull grid.
  • The jump drive is fitted with a jump governor.
4. Electronics Adjacent to the bridge is a Model/4 fib ship computer.
  • There are multiple workstations and control points throughout the vessel.
  • The vessel is fitted with communications equipment, a basic sensor array, and has an avionics suite. They have system range laser, microwave and radio communication arrays.
  • It has an automatic holy transponder unit that interrogates other systems within range at all times, exchanging scriptural passages to authenticate and update all systems with the latest patch levels.
5. Hardpoints x2 hardpoints.
  • The listed weapons systems are typical for the class.
6. Armament KE2 Zerp class Battle Scout are fitted with weapon systems for naval service.
  • There is a triple beam laser turret firing as a single factor 3 battery
  • There is a triple missile turret firing as a single factor 2 battery
7. Defenses The factor 6 armored hull.
8. Craft None
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.
  • The hull is fitted with fuel scoops.
  • The vessel is equipped with a fuel purification plant that can refine all onboard fuel in 8 hours: the plant is operated and maintained by the engineering crew.
10. Cost The basic cost of the vessel is MCr203.816 (base)
MCr163.053 (qty)
  • Architects Fee: MCr2.038
11. Construction Time 48 weeks as standard, 39 weeks in bulk.
  • Build times can be reduced by mass production and the efficiencies such processes generate, by increased financing, and by allotting additional yard resources and facilities to the construction contract.
12. Comments Standard cargo capacity amounts to 10 Tons.
  • The cargo hold can be sealed and has independent life support and environmental systems.
  • Sections of the hold may be isolated if desired and can be provided with specialized environmental conditions, typically refrigeration.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

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[edit]

Vessel Peculiarities: No information yet available.

Class Naming Practice/s: No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Military Ship - Warship - Destroyer:

  1. Type DD class Destroyer
    1. TBD class TBD

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.