Universal Technological Profile

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The Universal Technological Profile or UTP is a subjective (rating) tool used by societies to try to refine the details of the available technology on each world. Technology, and the benefits it provides, are rarely evenly distributed throughout a population. The UTP defines categories and the range of available technologies.

Universal Technological Profile (UTP)[edit]

These codes are represented as the Universal Technological Profile (UTP) Universal Code in the order defined below:


Where each of the codes is as follows:

  • C = Common (x2)
  • Q = Quality of Life (x5)
  • T = Transportation (x4)
  • M = Military (x2)
  • N = Novelties (x1)

The UTP is part of the system of as Universal Codes.


Enhanced tech levels describe the technology for different classes of technology (e.g. a planet may have a medical tech level different from its weapons tech level).

  • Traveller categorizes various technologies into the following enhanced tech level or classifications (categories):

Common Technologies[edit]

  • High
  • Low

Quality of Life Technologies[edit]

  • Energy
  • Computers/Robotics
  • Communications
  • Medical
  • Environment

Transportation Technologies[edit]

  • Land
  • Water
  • Air
  • Space

Military Technologies[edit]

  • Personal Military
  • Heavy Military

Novelty Technologies[edit]

  • Novelties

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Technology levels[edit]

Please refer to the following AAB library articles for related information:

References & Contributors / Sources[edit]

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