Westmoore class Light Fighter
|Westmoore class Light Fighter|
|Type: FC Microfighter|
|Architect||Ronald B. Kline, Jr.|
|Canon||No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.|
|Cost|| MCr18.628 (base)|
|IOC||No information yet available.|
|Model||No information yet available.|
|Origin||Kingdom of Peladon|
|Passengers||0 High/Med 1 Low|
|QSP||No information yet available.|
|Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.|
The Westmoore-class Light Fighter was designed for service with the Royal Peladon Navy (the RPN), the space arm of the military forces of the Kingdom of Peladon. It has a streamlined flattened needle configuration and is relatively well armored. The vessel lacks a bridge, has a basic electronics array and mounts triple missile racks.
- The vessel is a TL-11 design.
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 craft) carried on the ship. Tonnage on the universal ship profile is shown in kilotons (thousands of tons) where necessary. 
|1.||Tonnage|| The Xenon class is constructed using a 9 Ton hull built in a Needle configuration. The hull is fully streamlined and has airfoil surfaces, giving excellent atmospheric performance that is further enhanced by its onboard gravitic systems.
|2.||Crew|| x1 crew (the Pilot).
|3.||Performance|| The vessel mounts a Maneuver-6 drive and a Power Plant-6, giving performance of 6-G acceleration. The ship has an agility rating of 6. The internal fuel tankage gives the power plant 7 weeks duration.
|4.||Electronics|| There is a cockpit containing a pilot's acceleration couch. Adjacent to the cockpit is a Model/1 computer that functions as a Model/0 due to the lack of a bridge: no backup computer is installed.
|6.||Armament|| The normal weapons fit-out for a Westmoore class is:
|7.||Defenses|| The hull is plated, structurally reinforced, and built with secure bulkheads and compartments that give it a High Guard armor rating of 3.
|8.||Craft||The vessel carries no subcraft.|
|9.||Fuel Treatment||The vessel has internal fuel tankage of 1.0 Tons.|
|10.||Cost|| The basic cost of the vessel is MCr18.628
|11.||Construction Time|| 24 weeks (5.5 months) as standard.
|12.||Comments||Standard cargo capacity amounts to 0.27 Tons: It functions as a magazine for additional missiles.|
History & Background (Dossier)
The Westmoore class Heavy Fighter is a basic design that has been designed and constructed, at considerable time and expense, within the Westmoore system. Two examples has been completed and have successfully undergone trials.
References & Contributors (Sources)
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- Marc Miller, Frank Chadwick, John Harshman. High Guard (Game Designers Workshop, 1980), 20-37. (Design Sequence Used)
- Traveller Wiki Editorial Team
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis), Captain, and Lead Naval Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr. of the Imperial Navy
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master Scout Emeritus Adie Alegoric Stewart of the IISS
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master of Sophontology Maksim-Smelchak of the Ministry of Science
- It is a smallcraft.
Used by the Kingdom of Peladon, this is a Royal Peladon Navy (RPN) class of TL–11 light fighter with 6 Gs acceleration and 6 agility. This vessel is lightly armored, and has a streamlined needle/wedge hull with scoops for ocean refueling. It is armed with triple missile turret. They are fast and maneuverable, but they can't carry a bridge or an advanced computer.
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