Type SX class Scout/Courier

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Type SX class Scout/Courier
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Type SX Scout/Courier
Type: SX Scout/Courier
Category ACS
Size 150 Tons
Hull Configuration TBD Hull
Streamlining Streamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–12
Computer SX
Jump J-3
Maneuver 3 G
Hardpoints 1
Staterooms 0
Crew 1
    Officers 5
    Marines 13
High/Mid Passengers 0
Cargo 5.0 Tons
Fuel tank 0 Tons
Origin Third Imperium
Manufacturer [[Delta Research]]
End of Service Still in active service.
Cost MCr35,870,000
Architect fee MCrDelta Research
Blueprint No
Illustration No
Also see Scout Vessel
Canon Published, fan design
Era 1105
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Type SX class Scout/Courier is an exploratory starship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Extended-fuselage Type S Scout/Courier with swing-wing atmospheric capability. It has military-grade drives with innate fuel-purification capabilities. It has no armor (beyond the standard starship hull), and mounts one dorsal double-turret, typically armed with a Sandcaster and a Missile-Launcher. It typically carries a single 4-Ton Grav-Vehicle, either a Trondheim Aeronautics GF-729-B Civilian Flyer, or a Llewlyn-Norris CSF-12A Series Close Support Flyer (with or without weapons packages).

Image Repository[edit]

Images can be found in Paranoia Press's publications: "Traveller 1002 - Merchants & Merchandise", and "Traveller 1001 - Scouts & Assassins".

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) where necessary. [1]

Basic Ship Characteristics [2]
#. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage 150
2. Crew 18
3. Performance 3
4. Electronics 2-Bis
5. Hardpoints 1 Double-Turret (dorsal)
6. Armament 1 Sandcaster, 1 Missile-Launcher
7. Defenses None
8. Craft GF-729-B Civilian-Flyer (Air/Raft) -or- CSF-127 Close-Support Flyer
9. Fuel Treatment Yes
10. Cost 35,870,00
11. Construction Time TBD
12. Comments Lab/Hospital variant costs CR 38,000,000. Can be crewed by 1 person (Pilot).

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

Type SX vs. Type S Vessels[edit]

"Stretch version" of Type S - starts with a refurbished Type S hull, with 10.76 meters added just ahead of the leading-edge of the variable-sweep wing. 4 additional Staterooms, 2 Tons additional cargo, and 20 Tons additional fuel.

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 - Aerodynamic Scout:

  1. Type SX class Aerodynamic Scout
    1. Ithilien class Scoutship
    2. Serpent class Scout/Courier
    3. Type SX class Scout/Courier
    4. Wind class Scout/Courier

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