Type HX class Explorer

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Type HX class Explorer
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Hive Federation Navy
Type: LU Explorer Vessel
Agility 3
Also see Expedition Ship
Architect TBD
Blueprint No
Canon Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Cargo 2.0 Tons
Cost MCr113.1
Crew 5
Enlisted 1
Officers 4
EOS Still in active service.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 2
Hull TBD Hull
Illustration No
IOC Unknown
Jump J-3
Maneuver 3 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 0
Model Model/3
Origin Hive Federation
Passengers 5 High/Med 0 Low
QSP TBD
Reference Hivers 38-39.
Size 200 Tons
Size-cat ACS
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–12
USP TBD
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Type HX class Explorer is a science starship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Using a 200-ton hull, the Hiver Explorer is a multi-function ship intended for economical individual transport inside the Hive Federation, or exploration beyond it borders. It mounts a jump-3 drive, and a 3G maneuver drive. Fuel tankage of 90 tons supports the power plant and one jump-3. Adjacent to the bridge is a computer model/3. There are ten staterooms and no low berths. The ship has one hardpoint, but mounts no turrets or weaponry. There is one ship's vehicle, a G-Carrier. Cargo capacity is 2 tons. The hull is streamlined.

The Hiver Explorer requires a crew of five: pilot, navigator, two engineers, and medic. The ship can carry five passengers (up to 15 passengers when the passengers and crew go double occupancy). The ship takes 12 months to build.

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 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]
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage / Hull TBD tons.
2. Crew xTBD crew.
3. Performance / Engineering Propulsion:
4. Main Section / 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 TBD
9. Fuel Treatment TBD
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.

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]

Civilian Ship - Science Ship - Survey Ship:

  1. Type LU class Survey Ship
    1. Baso Rita class Small Survey Ship
    2. Donosev class Survey Scout
    3. Elson class Explorer Vessel
    4. Explorer class Survey Cruiser
    5. Lintula class Survey Vessel
    6. Louis & Clark class Scout Surveyor
    7. Type C class Survey Cruiser
    8. Type HX class Explorer
    9. Ulysses class Long-Range Scout
    10. VCS 889 class Survey Ship

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.