KE3 Korsu class Gun Boat

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KE3 Korsu class Gun Boat
Imperial Sunburst-Sun-IISS-Traveller.gif
Type: PG Gunboat
Size 300 Tons
Hull Configuration [[{{{hull}}}]]
Tech Level TL–10
Computer 3
Jump J-1
Maneuver 6 G
Hardpoints 3
Staterooms 0
Crew 11
    Officers 2
    Enlisted 9
High/Mid Passengers 0
Cargo 30 Tons
Fuel tank 0 Tons
Origin Korsumug Empire
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Cost MCr266.776 (base)
MCr213.421 (qty)
Blueprint No
Also see Gunboat
Canon Unpublished, fan design
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The KE3 Korsu class Gun Boat is a warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Used in patrols for the Korsumug Empire, they are streamlined saucers capable of wilderness ocean refueling. They carry enough internal fuel for two jumps and are fitted with additional drop tanks for jump 1 as needed for extended range operations.

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 craft) 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 300 tons.
2. Crew x11 crew: Pilot, Navigator, 4 Engineers, Medic, 4 Gunners in 5.5 double occupancy staterooms.
3. Performance Jump-1, 6-G acceleration, Power plant-6, 18-EPs, Agility-5.
4. Electronics Model 3 computer.
5. Hardpoints x3 hardpoints.
6. Armament The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
  • x1 Triple missile launcher turret, firing as a factor 2 single battery.
  • x1 Dual plasma gun turret, firing as two factor 1 batteries.
7. Defenses x1 Triple sand caster turret, firing as a single factor 4 battery.
8. Craft Craft: x1 10T ATV, x1 4T Air/Raft
9. Fuel Treatment Fuel Scoops and On Board Fuel Purification
10. Cost MCr266.776 (base)
MCr213.421 (qty).
11. Construction Time 56 weeks to build, 45 weeks in quantity.
12. Comments Standard cargo capacity amounts to 30.0 tons.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

They are faster than the battle scouts, but less well protected. They can carry more cargo, vehicles and are streamlined so that they can land on planetary surfaces. The 16 lowberths are frequently used for two squads of troopers, prisoners or wounded.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Gun Boat:

  1. Type GB class Gun Boat
    1. KE3 Korsu class Gun Boat

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