Starfarer class Scout

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Starfarer class Scout
Imperial Sunburst-Sun-IISS-Traveller.gif
TBD
Type: SC Scout Vessel
Agility {{{agility}}}
Also see Scout Vessel
Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Blueprint No
Canon No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
Cargo 3.0 Tons
Cost MCr119.386 (base)
MCr95.509 (qty)
Crew 2
Enlisted 1
Officers 1
EOS {{{EOS}}}
Era 1105
Hardpoints 1
Hull [[TBD Hull]]
Illustration No
IOC TBD
Jump J-1
Maneuver 5 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 0
Model Model/4 fib
Origin Bain Defense Squadron
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
QSP TBD
Reference Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Size 100 Tons
Size-cat [[]]
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–10
USP SC-12155D1-000000-00002-0
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Starfarer class Scout is a combatant warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The Starfarer class Scout 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 vessel mounts a triple missile turret, giving it a relatively hard punch for its size, but it entirely on its inherent agility and excellent computer for protection. The maneuver drive and power plant were reduced in size to fit into the hull. It is equipped with fuel scoops and a purification plant for wilderness refueling.

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 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]
#. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage / Hull The Starfarer class is constructed using a 100 Ton hull built in a Cone configuration. The hull is fully streamlined, giving good atmospheric performance that is further enhanced by its onboard gravitic systems.
  • The vessel is fitted with an airlock. The cargo hold is accessed by a hatch.
  • The design is a tail-lander. The vessel has sturdy retractable legs, allowing surface landings.
2. Crew x2 personnel:
  • x1 pilot/engineer
  • x1 gunnery

Accommodations

  • There is one Stateroom. The crew quarters are double occupancy.

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 are two emergency lockers.
3. Performance The vessel mounts a Jump-1 drive, a Maneuver-5 drive, and a Power Plant-5, giving performance of Jump-1 and 5-G acceleration. The ship has an agility rating of 3 and an emergency agility of 5. The internal fuel tankage is sufficient for two consecutive Jump-1s and gives the power plant 4 weeks duration.
  • The engineering section has a main control room.
  • The jump drive utilizes a hull grid.
  • The jump drive is fitted with a jump governor.
4. Electronics Adjacent to the bridge is a Model/4 fib computer: No backup computer is installed.
  • There are multiple workstations and control points throughout the vessel.
  • The vessel is fitted with communications equipment, a standard sensor array, and has an avionics suite.
    • It is fitted with backup commo and sensor systems.
  • It has a transponder unit that can be deactivated on command.
5. Hardpoints x1 hardpoint.
  • The listed weapons are standard for the class. Alternative weapons systems may be designated for specific missions.
6. Armament The normal weapons fit-out for a Starfarer class is:
7. Defenses The hull is unarmored.
  • 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 25 Tons.
10. Cost The basic cost of the vessel is MCr119.386
  • Architects Fee: MCr1.194
11. Construction Time 40 weeks (9 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 3.0 Tons.
  • The cargo hold can be sealed and has independent life support and environmental systems.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The Starfarer class Scout serves with the Bain Defense Squadron, the space force of Bain, a Solomani world lying in Spica Sector. These reliable ships are occasionally called upon for Federation and Confederation service.

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]

Paramilitary Vessel - Scout Vessel - Scout/Courier:

  1. Type S class Scout/Courier
    1. Aegis class Scout
    2. Afterthought class Scout
    3. Asia class Scout
    4. Explorer class Scoutship
    5. Gibson class Scout/Courier
    6. Henrick Krueden class Scout/Courier
    7. Hive class Scout
    8. Ihateisho class Scout
    9. Inchworm class Scout/Courier
    10. Kach'k class Scout
    11. Last Armada class Scout
    12. Magash class Heavy Scout
    13. Pathway class Scout
    14. Scybria class Scout
    15. Serpent class Scout AKA Serpent class Scout/Courier
    16. Starfarer class Scout
    17. Sulieman class Scout/Courier
    18. TC3 Perx class Scout
    19. Unity class Scout
    20. Valtos Niagra class Scout/Courier
    21. Wanderer class Scout/Courier
    22. Xero class Scout
    23. Yono class Scout
    24. Zydmnar class Scout

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.