KSbA Model A-23 class Lifeboat

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KSbA Model A-23 class Lifeboat
Terran Confederation Logo Small.gif
Type: UE Life Boat
Agility {{{agility}}}
Also see
Architect TBD
Blueprint No
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Cargo 1.0 Tons
Cost MCr8.2
Crew 2
Enlisted TBD
Officers TBD
EOS {{{EOS}}}
Era Interstellar Wars
Hardpoints 1
Hull TBD
Illustration No
IOC Unknown
Jump J-0
Maneuver 1.5 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines TBD
Model TBD
Origin Terran Confederation
Passengers 0 High/Med 24 Low
Reference TBD
Size 10 Tons
Size-cat Smallcraft
Streamlining TBD
Tech Level TL–X
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The KSbA Model A-23 class Lifeboat is a non-combatant smallcraft.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

One of the most common lifeboats used throughout the Imperium is the KSbA Model A-23, manufactured by Kaufmann Sternschiffbau Amt.

  • KSbA Model A-23 class Lifeboat
  • It is not equipped with more than very basic internal life support.

The TL–8 craft masses 19.6 metric tons and is capable of carrying three conscious passengers (including pilot) and an additional twenty in five cold sleep berths, for a total of twenty-three passengers.

The Model A-23 incorporates an ablative heat shield and simple retro-rocket for atmospheric entry under most conditions. In addition, fuel sufficient for a soft landing under all but the most extreme gravities and a parasail landing parachute permit a reasonable last minute choice of landing sites. A combination of extremely simple controls and a small on board auto-pilot allow even the most inexperienced small craft pilots a good chance of safe planet fall.

The Model A-23 lifeboat costs Cr14,000,000.

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 craft) carried on the ship. Tonnage on the universal ship profile is shown in kilotons (thousands of tons) when necessary. [1]

Basic Ship Characteristics [2]
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage / Hull 0-99 tons.
2. Crew x1 crew.
3. Performance Propulsion:
  • Jump-0 NAFAL
  • TBD-G acceleration
  • Power Plant-TBD
  • TBD-EPs
  • Agility-TBD
4. Electronics Model/TBD fib ship computer.
5. Hardpoints xTBD hardpoints.
6. Armament / Weaponry The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
7. Defenses Defensive Equipment:
8. Craft / Drones None
9. Fuel Treatment None
10. Cost MCrTBD.
11. Construction Time TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Remarks Other Equipment:

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

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Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

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Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Civilian Vessel - Smallcraft - Life Boat:

  1. Type UE class Life Boat
    1. Deliverance class Lifeboat
    2. Interstellar Lifesaver class Lifeboat
    3. KSbA Model A-23 class Lifeboat
    4. Longevity class Lifeboat
    5. Marrel Veckor class Lifeboat
    6. Model 292 class Life Boat
    7. Reliant class Lifeboat
    8. Reprieve class Escape Pod
    9. SK-3 class Lifeboat

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