Wind class Strike Carrier

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Wind class Strike Carrier
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Type: VB Strike Carrier
Size 75,000 Tons
Hull Configuration [[Wedge Hull]]
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–15
Computer Model/9 fib
Jump J-3
Maneuver 6 G
Hardpoints 330
Staterooms 0
Crew 755
    Officers 95
    Enlisted 540
    Marines 40
High/Mid Passengers 0
Cargo 1,000.0 Tons
Fuel tank 0 Tons
Origin Third Imperium
Architect Timothy B. Brown
Cost MCr46,437
Blueprint Yes
Illustration Yes
Also see Strike Carrier
Canon Unpublished, fan design
Era 1105
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard.

The Wind class Strike Carrier is a capable carrier design and a warship.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Comments: Designed and created for the transport of heavy fighters to the battle front, strike carriers are also well-armed, reasonably armored, and capable of standing in battle against most enemies. [1]

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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. [2]

Basic Ship Characteristics [3]
#. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage 75,000 tons (standard) or 75 ktons. 1,050,000 cubic meters. [4]
2. Crew 95 officers, 540 ratings, 80 pilots, 40 troops. [5]
3. Performance Jump-3. 6-G. Power plant-A. 7,500-EP. Agility-6. [6]
4. Electronics Model/9 fib computer. [7]
5. Hardpoints One spinal mount. Nine 100-ton bays. Thirty-three 50 ton bays. 330 hardpoints. [8]
6. Armament One meson gun spinal mount (Factor-E). Thirty-two 50-ton missile bays. 200 triple beam laser turrets organized into 20 batteries. Ten dual fusion gun turrets organized into one battery. Ten single particle accelerator

turrets organized into one battery. [9]

7. Defenses Nine 100-ton repulsor bays. 100 triple sandcaster turrets organized in ten batteries. Nuclear damper (Factor-9). Meson screen (Factor-9). Armored hull (Factor-6). [10]
8. Craft (x80) Eighty fighters. One launch tube. [11]
9. Fuel Treatment Integral fuel scoops and on-board fuel purification plant. [12]
10. Cost MCr58,046.825 standard. MCr46,437.464 in quantity. [13]
11. Construction Time 50 months singly; 36 months in quantity. [14]
12. Comments None.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The Wind class strike carrier is a particular artifact of the escalating tensions in the Spinward Marches. [15]

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]

Military Ship - Warship - Subcraft Carrier - Battle Carrier:

  1. Type VB class Battle Carrier
    1. Liaoning class Strike Carrier
    2. Wind class Strike Carrier

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