Shivva class Patrol Frigate
|Shivva class Patrol Frigate|
|Type: HTP Patrol Frigate|
|Canon||Yes. Published, canon starship design.|
|EOS||Still in active service.|
|Passengers||0 High/Med 0 Low|
|Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.|
The Shivva class Patrol Frigate is a very light warship.
- It is a military ship and a Patrol Frigate.
- It is also known as the Shivva class Patrol Corvette or simply the Zhodani Patrol Corvette.
The crew is known to include a Psionic Adept, who in addition to normal navigational duties is believed to augment the range and strength of a special communication system, which may explain the posting-Adepts are usually only assigned to capital classes of vessel. Several crew positions are supplemented by robots.
General Description & Deck Plans
No information yet available.
Basic Ship Characteristics
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. 
|Basic Ship Characteristics |
|1.||Tonnage / Hull||600 tons.|
|4.||Electronics||Model/6 fib computer.|
|6.||Armament / Weaponry||The normal weapons fit-out for it is:|
|11.||Construction Time||TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.|
The class is deployed on various independent picket, communications, and patrol duties, often well beyond Zhodani borders. The crew is known to include a Psionic Adept, who in addition to normal navigation duties is believed to augment the range and strength of a special communications system, which may explain the posting - Adepts are usually only assigned to capital classes of vessel.
Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities
Sample names (-va = light, thus Shivva = moonlight): Alekrva, Brnava, Doruva, Jadsva, Jirtodva, Loyhva, Mielrva, Shivva, Uturva.
Selected Variant Types & Classes
- Type T class Patrol Ship
- Type T class Patrol Cruiser AKA Type TP class Patrol Cruiser
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