Kiev class Fleet Tender
|Kiev class Fleet Tender|
|Type: VTM Fleet Tender|
|Also see||Subcraft Carrier - Tender|
|Architect||Ronald B. Kline, Jr.|
|Canon||No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.|
|Cost|| MCr161,601.47 (base)<|
|EOS||Still in active service.|
|IOC||No information currently available.|
|Manufacturer||Miltech Collective Hull Foundries, Star City|
|Model||No information currently available.|
|Origin||Kostov Confederate Republic|
|Passengers||0 High/Med 0 Low|
|QSP||No information currently available.|
|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 Kiev class Fleet Tender is a warship.
Kiev class Fleet Tenders serve with the navy of the Kostov Confederate Republic, a member state of the Solomani Confederation. They are the primary capital ship of the Kostov Confederate Navy and lead all major fleet operations.
No information yet available.
General Description & Deck Plans
No information yet available.
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 / Hull||The Kiev class is constructed using a 200,000 Ton hull built in a Close Structure configuration. The hull is partially streamlined, giving a relatively limited atmospheric performance that is reliant on its onboard gravitic systems.|
|2.||Crew|| x1,694 personnel.
|3.||Performance|| The vessel mounts a Jump-3 drive, a Maneuver-3 drive, and a Power Plant-5, giving performance of Jump-3 and 3-G acceleration. The ship has an agility rating of 3. The internal fuel tankage is sufficient for one Jump-3 and gives the power plant 4 weeks duration.
|4.||Electronics|| Adjacent to the bridge is a Model/6fib computer: no backup computer is installed.
|5.||Hardpoints|| 2,000 hardpoints.
|6.||Armament|| The normal weapons fit-out for a Kiev class is:
|7.||Defenses||The hull is plated, structurally reinforced, and built with secure bulkheads and compartments that give it a High Guard armor rating of 1.|
|8.||Craft|| Flight Section
The Missile Boat hangers face onto a central Dispersal Column located at the head of the vessel's Launch Tube. The Battle Rider hangers, lying close to the skin of the vessel, have large armored doors. The hangers can be sealed in an emergency and have a total volume of 44,920 Tons.
The vehicle hangers are a series of sealable compartments with a total volume of 234 Tons.
|9.||Fuel Treatment||The vessel has internal fuel tankage of 70,000 Tons.|
|10.||Cost|| The basic cost of the vessel is MCr161,601.47
|11.||Construction Time|| 224 weeks (52 months) as standard.
|12.||Comments||Standard cargo capacity amounts to 112.5 Tons. The cargo hold can be sealed and has independent life support and environmental systems.|
Kiev class Fleet Tenders serve with the Kostov Confederate Navy of the Kostov Confederate Republic, a member state of the Solomani Confederation. 6 examples of the Kiev class are currently in service: they function as the flagship for most fleet maneuvers.
Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities
Vessel Peculiarities: No information yet available.
Class Naming Practice/s: No information yet available.
Selected Variant Types & Classes
- Type VTM class Medium Tender
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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