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Paramilitary Ships are a step in-between civilian and military starships. They patrol the system as police, inspectors, and in a variety institutional roles. They may carry armament, but usually much less than a comparable military platform.

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Library Data Referral Tree[edit]

Please refer to the following AAB Library Data for more information:
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Description (Specifications)[edit]

This page primarily covers Imperial ships and those ships that frequent the Imperial Fringe. Paramilitary ships are typically industrial and system defense ships although the class generally includes many kinds of communications ships as well. The vast majority of paramilitary ships are used by smaller interstellar polities (Pocket Empires) and World-States. They are most often intended for star system economic development and self defense.

Selected Overview of Ship Roles[edit]

Some ship types widely used within Charted Space include:

  1. Communication Vessel (X)
  2. Corsair (P)
  3. Scout/Courier (S)
  4. Smallcraft (U)
  5. System Defense Boat (SB)
  6. Unclassified (Z)
  7. X-boat (X)

Strategy & Tactics (Doctrine)[edit]

No information yet available.

Supraclass Roles[edit]

Paramilitary Ships typically serve the following roles:

  1. Type C class Mercenary Cruiser
    1. Broadsword class Mercenary Cruiser
    2. Byrna class Mercenary Cruiser
    3. Duke Boris class Mercenary Cruiser
    4. Mauler class Mercenary Cruiser
    5. Tethys class Mercenary Transport
  2. Type CE class Close Escort
    1. Gazelle class Close Escort
    2. Independence class Patrol Cruiser
    3. Tempus class Patrol Vessel
    4. Vayu class Patrol Cruiser
  3. Type EDSV class Extended Duration Survey Vessel
  4. Type JS class Jump Ship
  5. Type X class X-Boat
  6. Type P class Corsair
    1. Fang class Corsair
    2. Guegha class Corsair
    3. Harmony class Corsair
    4. Harrier class Commerce Raider
    5. Hkisyeleaa class Slaver [1]
    6. Iron Fist class Pirate Corsair
    7. Kom class Corsair
    8. Nishemani class Corsair
    9. Rrazaghz class Corsair
    10. Ral Ranta class Corsair
    11. Sokhkhun class Raider Q-Carrier
    12. Sorrgheg class Reaver
    13. Type VP class Corsair [2]
  7. Type PT class Patrol Tender
    1. Fang class Corsair
  8. Type S class Scout/Courier AKA Type S class Multimission Scout
    1. Aegis class Scout
    2. Elbing class Scout
    3. Gishiash class Stealth Scout
    4. Golf Ball class VIP Transport Scout
    5. Hraye class Scout [3]
    6. Ihateisho class Scout [4]
    7. Mosquito class Scout
    8. Pukharra class Fast Scout
    9. Serpent class Scout
    10. Sulieman class Scout/Courier
    11. Type SI class Intruder Scout
    12. Type VS class Scout [5]
    13. Vega class Scout
  9. Type SB class System Defense Boat
    1. Bandersnatch class System Defense Boat
    2. Dragon class System Defense Boat
    3. Roye class System Defense Boat
    4. Sentry class System Defense Boat
    5. Wyvern class System Defense Boat
    6. Wyrm class System Defense Boat
  10. Type SX class Fleet Courier AKA Type SX class Scout/Courier [6]
    1. Ithilien class Scoutship [7]
    2. Iyeliy class Messenger [8]
    3. Ktiyhui class Courier [9]
    4. Marathon class Fleet Courier
    5. Ranger class Courier
  11. Type T class Patrol Ship AKA Type T class Patrol Cruiser AKA Type TP class Patrol Cruiser
    1. Dyaus class Patrol Cruiser
    2. Jaghara class Patrol Cruiser
    3. Rudra class Patrol Cruiser
    4. Vayu class Patrol Cruiser
  12. Type VF class Frigate [10]
  13. Type VM class Packet [11]
  14. Type X class Express Boat AKA X-boat
  15. Type XT class Express Boat Tender
    1. Lirshala class Express Boat Tender
    2. Purcell class Express Boat Tender

Selected Ship Classes[edit]

Some ship classes widely used within Charted Space include:

  1. Admiral Bertil class Armed Liner
  2. Aegis class Scout
  3. Aeogz class Corsair
  4. Ares Dragon class Mercenary Cruiser
  5. Arzhent class Prospector/Surveyor
  6. Aurskos class Light Scout
  7. Bandersnatch class System Defense Boat
  8. Bannerjee class System Defense Boat
  9. Baso Rita class Small Survey Ship
  10. Bayonnet class Gunned Scout
  11. Belladonna class Exploratory Clipper
  12. Blakeway class First Response Vessel
  13. Broadsword class Mercenary Cruiser
  14. Buccaneer class Blockade Runner
  15. Centaur class Mercenary Carrier
  16. Centurion class Close Escort
  17. Chiron class Hunter
  18. Columbus class Fleet Courier
  19. Condor class Belt Surveyor
  20. Cortez class Salvage Ship
  21. Count Irurk class Patrol Cruiser
  22. Donosev class Survey Scout
  23. Dragon class System Defense Boat
  24. Dyaus class Patrol Cruiser
  25. Eiriksson class Scout
  26. Elbing class Scout
  27. Elson class Explorer Vessel
  28. Explorer class Scoutship
  29. Faith class Quarantine Cutter
  30. Fang class Corsair
  31. Fiery class Gunned Escort
  32. Garuda class Modular Vessel
  33. Gazelle class Close Escort
  34. Gepard class Express Courier
  35. Gibson class Scout/Courier
  36. Gishiash class Stealth Scout
  37. Golf Ball class VIP Transport Scout
  38. Gorgon class Hunter
  39. Harrier class Commerce Raider
  40. Hellbeast class Corsair AKA Type P class Corsair
  41. Herald class Fast Messenger
  42. Hkisyeleaa class Slaver
  43. Hraye class Scout
  44. Hunter class Armored Scout
  45. Ihateisho class Scout
  46. liken class Scout/Courier
  47. Inchworm class Scout/Courier
  48. Independence class Patrol Cruiser
  49. Indigo class Pirate Carrier
  50. Iris class Armored Packet
  51. Iron Fist class Pirate Corsair
  52. Ithilien class Scoutship
  53. Iyeliy class Messenger
  54. Jaghara class Patrol Cruiser
  55. Jump Shuttle
  56. Kankur class Frontier Courier
  57. Khadumir class Fast Courier
  58. Kharis class Patrol Cruiser
  59. Ktiyhui class Courier
  60. Legion class Picket Boat
  61. Lintula class Survey Vessel AKA Lintula class Extended Duration Survey Vessel
  62. Lirshala class Express Boat Tender
  63. Luminous class Courier
  64. Machii class Scout Cruiser
  65. Magenta class Repair Ship
  66. Manta class Fueler
  67. Marathon class Fleet Courier
  68. Mercy class Rescue Vessel
  69. Midas class Courier
  70. Modular Scout Courier
  71. Monitor class Scout
  72. Monty class Blockade Runner
  73. Mosquito class Scout
  74. Murphy class Scout
  75. Nemesis class Pursuit Ship
  76. Newt class Scout
  77. Nina class Scout Cruiser
  78. Nishemani class Corsair
  79. Nostrii class Science Scout
  80. Ocklosh class Salvage Ship
  81. Phidippides class Fast Courier
  82. Porpir class Patrol Ship
  83. Pukharra class Fast Scout
  84. Purcell class Express Boat Tender
  85. Pytheas class Exploratory Cruiser
  86. Qasar class Scout Cruiser
  87. Ramrod class Missile Boat
  88. Ranger class Courier
  89. Ronkli class Combat Transport
  90. Roye class System Defense Boat
  91. Rudra class Patrol Cruiser
  92. Salient class Patrol Frigate
  93. Scorpion class System Defense Boat
  94. Sentry class System Defense Boat
  95. Serpent class Scout
  96. Sheridan class Navy Salvage ship
  97. Siigiizun class Search and Rescue Vessel
  98. Slade Mark I class Frontier Raider
  99. Sokhkhun class Raider Q-Carrier
  100. Somnulus class Ambulance Ship
  101. Sorrgheg class Reaver
  102. Starleaper class Exploration Vessel
  103. Stedlas class System Defense Boat
  104. Sulieman class Scout/Courier
  105. Sulieman II class Seeker
  106. Sydkai class Cruiser
  107. Tathoe class Scout/Courier
  108. Telemon class Survey Scout
  109. Tempus class Patrol Vessel
  110. Tethys class Mercenary Transport
  111. Theevka class Corsair
  112. Trinity class Patrol Ship
  113. Type C class Mercenary Cruiser
  114. Type CE class Close Escort
  115. Type EDSV class Extended Duration Survey Vessel
  116. Type JS class Jump Ship
  117. Type KX clas X-Boat
  118. Type P class Corsair
  119. Type PT class Patrol Tender
  120. Type S class Multimission Scout
  121. Type S class Scout/Courier
  122. Type SB class System Defense Boat
  123. Type SI class Intruder Scout
  124. Type SX class Fleet Courier AKA Type SX class Scout/Courier
  125. Type T class Patrol Ship AKA Type T class Patrol Cruiser AKA Type TP class Patrol Cruiser
  126. Type VF class Frigate [12]
  127. Type VM class Packet [13]
  128. Type VP class Corsair [14]
  129. Type VS class Scout [15]
  130. Type VX class Courier [16]
  131. Type X class Express Boat AKA X-boat
  132. Type XM class Interplanetary Express Boat
  133. Type XSS class Express Solar Sailor
  134. Type XT class Express Boat Tender
  135. Vayu class Patrol Cruiser
  136. Vega class Scout
  137. Victrix class Courier
  138. Vigilant class Starmerc Armed Liner
  139. Vulture class Salvage Hauler
  140. Wanderer class Scout/Courier
  141. Wasp class System Defense Boat
  142. Watchdog class Fleet Picket
  143. Wyvern class System Defense Boat
  144. Wyrm class System Defense Boat
  145. Xebec class Explorer
  146. Zheng He class Survey Vessel
  147. Zofagic class Utility Vessel

Selected Smallcraft Classes[edit]

Smallcraft:

  1. Cutter
    1. Douane class Customs Cutter
    2. Gendarme class Armed Response Cutter
  2. Couriers (Communication Smallcraft)
    1. Excalibur class Express Packet Boat
  3. Exploratory Smallcraft
    1. Jump-Boat
  4. Gig
    1. Blain Virishii class Customs Gig
    2. Connor McBane class Customs Gig
    3. Harvey Walbash class Customs Gig
    4. Jared Al'Kaseel class Customs Gig
  5. Patrol Smallcraft
    1. Cuspid class Gunboat
    2. Fang class System Defense Boat
    3. Modular Inspection Launch
  6. Sensor Platform Smallcraft
    1. Foxbat class Pathfinder
  7. Space Tug
    1. Hercules class Space Tug

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Paramilitary Ships serve important functions to World-States and even interstellar governments. They patrol the outer system, provide rescue services, connect outposts and non-mainworld colonies, and connect a system beyond the mainworld.

Ship Summary List[edit]

No information yet available.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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