Retaliator class Heavy Fighter

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Retaliator class Heavy Fighter
Solomani Logo large.gif
TBD
Type: FH Heavy Fighter
Agility {{{agility}}}
Also see
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint {{{blueprint}}}
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Cargo 1.52 Tons
Cost MCr111.465 (base)
MCr89.172 (qty)
Crew 1
Enlisted 0
Officers 1
EOS {{{EOS}}}
Era {{{era}}}
Hardpoints 1
Hull [[{{{hull}}}]]
Illustration No
IOC No information yet available.
Jump J-0
Maneuver 6 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines TBD
Model No information yet available.
Origin Bain Defense Squadron
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
QSP No information yet available.
Reference {{{ref}}}
Size 71 Tons
Size-cat [[]]
Streamlining {{{aerodynam}}}
Tech Level TL–10
USP FH-0206941-400000-00002-0
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Retaliator class Heavy Fighter is a combatant smallcraft.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The Retaliator class Heavy Fighter was designed for service with the Bain Defense Squadron, the space force of Bain, a world lying in Spica Sector and a member of the Solomani Confederation. The sleek, generally cone-shaped hull is streamlined, allowing for wilderness refueling. Retaliators are capable combat craft, with armored hulls and mounting a triple missile turret. While the armor is useful in dogfights and against ground fire it offers little protection against fire from larger weapons.

  • The vessel is a TL-10 design.

Image Repository[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) where necessary. [1]

Basic Ship Characteristics [2]
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage The Retaliator class is constructed using a 71 Ton hull built in a generally Conical configuration. The hull is fully streamlined and has airfoil surfaces, giving good atmospheric performance that is further enhanced by its onboard gravitic systems.
  • The vessel has an airlock that adjoins the small cargo bay.
  • The vessel has a sturdy retractable undercarriage, allowing surface landings.
2. Crew x1 crew:
  • x1 pilot.

Accommodations

  • There is one small Stateroom. It is located behind the bridge and is accessed by a hatch. It contains a fresher, a galley and a bunk.

Accessible areas of the hull are fitted with grav plates and inertial compensators and have full life support and environmental systems.

  • There are internal monitoring and security systems throughout the vessel. Individual sections of the hull can be sealed off.
  • There is an emergency locker.
3. Performance The vessel mounts a Maneuver-6 drive and a Power Plant-11, giving performance of 6-G acceleration. The ship has an agility rating of 6. The internal fuel tankage gives the power plant 4 weeks duration.
  • The engineering section is controlled by the pilot. The machinery is not accessible.
4. Electronics Adjacent to the small craft bridge is a Model/4 computer: no backup computer is installed.
  • The vessel is fitted with communications equipment, a standard sensor array, and has an avionics suite.
  • It has a transponder unit that can be deactivated on command.
  • It is equipped with a sophisticated ECM package.
5. Hardpoints x1 hardpoint.
  • The listed battery is the standard configuration for the class. Alternative weapons systems may be installed for specific missions.
6. Armament The normal weapons fit-out for a Retaliator 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 5.
  • The vessel is not fitted with screens or other passive defensive systems.
8. Craft The vessel carries no subcraft.
9. Fuel Treatment The vessel has internal fuel tankage of 6.39 Tons.
10. Cost The basic cost of the vessel is MCr51.072
  • Architects Fee: MCr0.511
11. Construction Time 30 weeks (7 months) as standard.
  • Build times can be reduced by mass production and the efficiencies such processes generate, by increased financing, and by allotting additional yard resources and facilities to the construction contract.
12. Comments Standard cargo capacity amounts to 1.52 Tons: it functions as a magazine for additional missiles.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The Retaliator class Heavy Fighter serves with the Bain Defense Squadron, the space force of Bain, a Solomani world lying in Spica Sector. They are occasionally called upon for Confederation service. The Retaliator operates alongside the Aurora, Hornet, and Constellation classes of Fighters: the class are used to lead small composite fighter squadrons. Retaliators have a bridge and a single small stateroom, which gives them sufficient endurance to be used on long patrols and picket duty.

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

No information yet available.

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Smallcraft - Fighter:

  1. Type TBD class Fighter
    1. Asia class Scout

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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