Kirchner class Patrol Fighter

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Kirchner class Patrol Fighter
Imperial Sunburst-Sun-IISS-Traveller.gif
TBD
Type: FP Patrol Fighter
Agility {{{agility}}}
Also see Patrol Fighter
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint No
Canon Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design.
Cargo 0.0 Tons
Cost MCr24.65
Qty: MCr 19.72
Crew 2
Enlisted TBD
Officers TBD
EOS TBD
Era 1105
Hardpoints 1
Hull [[TBD Hull]]
Illustration No
IOC TBD
Jump J-0
Maneuver 3 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines TBD
Model TBD
Origin Council of the Wise
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
QSP TBD
Reference TBD
Size 10 Tons
Size-cat Smallcraft
Streamlining Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–8
USP FF-0203A11-020000-10001-0
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Kirchner class Patrol Fighter is a combatant smallcraft.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

A fleet admiral decided that they needed a mixed triple turret and that a pulse laser was essential, as a result the power plant grew and soon there was barely room for a pair of couches, let alone a small stateroom. Acceleration is poor for a fighter at 3-G's and evasion agility, a needed defense for craft this size, is non-existent. A single sand caster is hardly adequate defense, so dog fighting is avoided at all costs.

Image Repository[edit]

No information yet available.

General Description & Deck Plans[edit]

No information yet available.

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 TBD tons.
2. Crew TBD crew.
3. Performance Propulsion:
  • Jump-TBD
  • TBD-G acceleration
  • Power Plant-TBD
  • TBD-EPs
  • Agility-TBD
4. Electronics Model TBD fib computer.
5. Hardpoints xTBD hardpoints.
6. Armament The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
  • No information yet available.
  • No additional information yet available.
7. Defenses No information yet available.
  • No additional information yet available.
8. Craft TBD
9. Fuel Treatment TBD
10. Cost MCrTBD.
11. Construction Time TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Comments TBD
  • Standard cargo capacity amounts to 0.0 tons.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

As a result of contradictory design demands the Kirchner class Patrol Fighters are not well liked. They were supposed to have a small craft stateroom to facilitate longer patrol durations with better life support capabilities.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Smallcraft - Fighter:

  1. Type PL class Light Fighter
    1. Snake class Fleet Defense Fighter

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.