Kyle Strum class Missile Corvette

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Kyle Strum class Missile Corvette
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Distant Fringe vessel.
Type: EEM Missile Corvette
Agility {{{agility}}}
Also see Kyle Strum class Missile Corvette
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint No
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Cargo 6.0 Tons
Cost MCr529.927
Qty: MCr 423.942
Crew 11
Enlisted 9
Officers 4
EOS {{{EOS}}}
Era 1105
Hardpoints 5
Hull TBD Hull
Illustration No
Jump J-2
Maneuver 5 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 0
Model Model 6 fib
Origin Protectorate of Leset
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
Reference Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Size 500 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–12
USP LE-52256F2-100000-04004-0
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Kyle Strum class Missile Corvette is a warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The TL–12 hull has Jump-2 drives and carries enough internal fuel for two Jump-2s, and carry drop tanks with 28 days of power plant fuel and an additional Jump-2 as needed. Serving as light convoy escorts for the Protectorate Naval Forces. They are armed with four triple missile turrets and a dual fusion gun turret. The fully streamlined, lightly armored cone structure has fuel scoops and on board fuel refineries for wilderness ocean refueling. She has a model/6 fib ship computer and is capable of 5-G acceleration and a 4-Agility rating.

Image Repository[edit]

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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 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 / Hull 500 tons (standard), 7,000 cubic meters.
2. Crew Pilot, navigator, 3 gunners, 5 engineers, medic.
3. Performance Jump-2. 5-G acceleration. Power plant-6. 30-EP. Agility-4.
4. Electronics Model 6 fib computer.
5. Hardpoints 5 hardpoints.
6. Armament Four triple missile turrets, one dual fusion gun turret.
7. Defenses Factor-1 armor.
8. Craft None.
9. Fuel Treatment Fuel Scoops and On Board Fuel Purification .
10. Cost MCr529.927 standard. MCr 423.942 in quantity.
11. Construction Time 80 weeks standard. 64 weeks in quantity.
12. Comments None.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

They were designed and built at Leset for the Protectorate. These ships operate within the Far Home Sector. 2 in service.

Distant Fringe Vessels[edit]

The Distant Fringe is said to be a far spinward-rimward area inhabited by colonists and refugees originating on Terra. The region is extremely isolated, separated from the rest of Charted Space by vast, almost uncrossable rifts that were once broached by a system of calibration Points and the use of tankers. Those few academics within Charted Space who have found references to the Distant Fringe regard it as little more than a tall tale. Likewise, many of the inhabitants of the Distant Fringe believe the existence of Charted Space to be mythical.[3]

Vessels originating within the Distant Fringe are very rarely encountered outside of the region. However, misjumps do occur and anomalies with bizarre spacetime and Jumpspace effects exist: as such, craft of this type are not entirely unknown within Charted Space.[4]

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

Each vessel within the class is named by the government of the state that produces it. They generally draw on traditional naming protocols and it is not uncommon for a historical class name to be reused.

  • Individual vessels within the class are issued specific serial numbers and transponder codes.
  • Naming a ship is considered a serious affair and is generally accompanied by a traditional ceremony, usually pouring a local beverage over the bows of the craft. Starfarers tend to be superstitious folk and a ship with a frivolous name is considered "unlucky".

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Military Vessel - Escort - Missile Escort:

  1. Type EEM class Missile Escort
    1. Admiral Gorshkov class Missile Corvette
    2. Ballista class Solar Sailor
    3. Barnard's Star class Missile Boat
    4. Berghoff class Missile Boat
    5. Black Rock class Missile Frigate
    6. C-9 class Missile Corvette
    7. Jaradin class Missile Corvette
    8. Kalaron class Missile Sloop
    9. Kyle Strum class Missile Corvette
    10. Malory Francis class Missile Corvette
    11. Richtofen class Missile Corvette
    12. Silversun class Missile Corvette
    13. Type 056 Jiangdao class Missile Corvette
    14. Type ECM class Missile Corvette
    15. Valor class Missile Corvette

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.
  3. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak
  4. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak