Wind class Strike Carrier

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Wind class Strike Carrier
Imperial Sunburst-Sun-IISS-Traveller.gif
TBD
Type: VB Strike Carrier
Agility {{{agility}}}
Also see Strike Carrier
Architect Timothy B. Brown
Blueprint Yes
Canon Yes. Published, canon starship design.
Cargo 1,000.0 Tons
Cost MCr46,437
Crew 755
Enlisted 540
Officers 95
EOS {{{EOS}}}
Era 1105
Hardpoints 330
Hull [[Wedge Hull]]
Illustration Yes
IOC TBD
Jump J-3
Maneuver 6 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 40
Model Model/9 fib
Origin Third Imperium
Passengers 0 High/Med 0 Low
QSP TBD
Reference TBD
Size 75,000 Tons
Size-cat [[]]
Streamlining Unstreamlined Hull
Tech Level TL–15
USP VB-Q436AJ3-699909-997J9-8
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]

Image Repository[edit]

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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

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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  1. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 35.
  2. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  3. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  4. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 35.
  5. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 35.
  6. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 35.
  7. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 35.
  8. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 35.
  9. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 35.
  10. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 35.
  11. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 35.
  12. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 35.
  13. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 35.
  14. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 35.
  15. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 35.