Rampart class Light Fighter

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Rampart class Fighter
Imperial Sunburst-Sun-IISS-Traveller.gif
TBD
Type: FL Light Fighter
Category Smallcraft
Size 10 Tons
Hull Configuration Needle Hull
Streamlining Airframe Hull
Tech Level TL–15
Engineering
Computer Model/1 Flt
Jump J-0
Maneuver 6 G
Armaments
Hardpoints 1
Accommodations
Staterooms 0
Personnel
Crew 1
    Officers 1
High/Mid Passengers 0
Payload
Cargo 0.0 Tons
Fuel tank 0 Tons
Construction
Origin Third Imperium
Architect Marc Miller
Year Operational Unknown
End of Service Still in active service.
Price
Cost MCr14.23
Statistics
Quick Ship Profile FL-1A60
Images
Blueprint Yes
Illustration Yes
Source
Also see Light Fighter
Canon Published, fan design
Era 1105
Reference The Spinward Marches Campaign 32.
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

Rampart Class Light Fighter: The Rampart-class Aerofighter (Fighter), is the most commonly deployed and high-tech (TL-15) starfighter within the Third Imperium.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The Rampart Class (Aerofighter) has the following specifications (Performance Capabilities):

  • Operational Envelope: It is a very flexible craft capable of operating inside or outside of standard atmospheres, as well as in deep space. Various conversion packages exist to allow the Rampart to operate in heavily-tainted or other non-standard atmospheres. The Rampart was designed to be used on carrier starships, space stations, or even from planetary or planetoid bases.
  • Egress System: Both seats are capable of full operation of the Rampart and are equipped with advanced Zero-zero (i.e. zero altitude and zero airspeed) ejection seats. The pilots wear standard vacuum suits and the ejection seats are equipped with an advanced survival system in the case of space (vacuum) egress. Both the pilots and manufacturers have requested that escape capsules be built into the Rampart's successors as the standard ejection seat has a low survivability during atmospheric egress under high speed. Additionally, escape capsules can provide greater life support capabilities under space (vacuum) egress conditions.

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 0-99 tons.
2. Crew x1 crew.
3. Performance Propulsion:
  • Jump-0 NAFAL
  • TBD-G acceleration
  • Power Plant-TBD
  • TBD-EPs
  • Agility-TBD

The Rampart does not have a FTL drive and can only operate at Sublight velocities. Its top speed within atmospheres is classified, but believed to be within the high hypersonic range.

The engine and powerplant specifications for the rampart are classified.

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 Fueling Equipment:
10. Cost MCrTBD.
11. Construction Time TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Remarks Other Equipment:

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

Strategy & Doctrine (Operations)[edit]

Deployment Structure: The standard Rampart squadron consists of ten fighters:

  • Eight FL-128 single seat models
  • Two FL-128/2 twin-seat models

Variants[edit]

There are two primary models of the Rampart:

  • The FL128, a single seat version
  • The FL128/2, a two position command and control (c4i) version

The FL128/2 also serves as a trainer model for pilots receiving introductory and advanced training in Rampart usage. The (c4i) command & control package can be relatively quickly removed when converting the two-seat model to training mode.

The pilot sits in the front seat while the (c4i) operator works as a (RIO) "Rear-seat Instrument Operator."

In training mode, the pilot/trainee sits in the front seat while the pilot/instructor sits in the rear seat.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

Vessel Peculiarities: No information yet available.

Class Naming Practice/s: No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Smallcraft - Fighter:

  1. Type FL class Light Fighter
    1. Rampart class Light Fighter

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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Squadron Strike: Traveller The featured ship was originally designed using Squadron Strike: Traveller (SST) ship design rules.
  • This category also features designs used in the SST game, but first designed with earlier systems.
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