Yaeai class Recon Pinnace

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Yaeai class Recon Pinnace
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The Yaeai class Recon Pinnace is a popular, flexible, and specialized reconnaissance combat support smallcraft.
Type: UQS Recon Pinnace
Agility 4
Also see Utility Craft - Combat Support Smallcraft
Architect J. Andrew Keith
Blueprint Yes
Canon Yes. Published, canon smallcraft design with a Keith illustration.
Cargo 22.4 Tons
Cost MCr57.7
Crew 2
Enlisted 0
Officers 2
EOS Still in active service.
Era 1105
Hardpoints 1
Hull Flattened Sphere Hull
Illustration Yes
IOC Unknown
Jump J-0
Maneuver 6 G
Manufacturer Various
Marines 20
Model Model/1 Flt
Origin Aslan Hierate
Passengers 20 High/Med 0 Low
QSP UQS-6L60
Reference Adventure Class Ships Volume 4 13, Poster.
Size 60 Tons
Size-cat Smallcraft
Streamlining Lifting Body Hull
Tech Level TL–14
USP UQS-0606A21-000000-300000-0
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Yaeai class Recon Pinnace is an Aslan-designed combat support smallcraft.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

It is a vessel with 6-G and J-0 performance with a Streamlined Flattened Sphere Hull.

  • It carries light armament and a very light defensive suite. Dual lasers can be used for everything from target designation to aerial fire support missions.
  • It ordinarily carries no subcraft, no ship's vehicles, and drones only when needed.
  • It has a 2 sophont crew and up to 20 marines. This recon pinnace can function as a transport for up to 20 troops.

Image Repository[edit]

  1. An Aslan Yaeai class Recon Pinnace under spaceflight.
    Yaeai-Aslan-Pinnace-CT-RESIZE-FASA-As-Merc-Ships-pg-7 15-Oct-2019b.jpg

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) when necessary. [1]

Basic Ship Characteristics [2]
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage / Hull 60 tons.
2. Crew x2 crew. Up to 20 troops.
3. Performance Propulsion:
  • Jump-0 NAFAL
  • 6-G acceleration
  • Power Plant-J
  • 6-EPs
  • Agility-6
4. Electronics Model/1 flt ship computer.
5. Hardpoints x1 hardpoints.
6. Armament / Weaponry The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
7. Defenses Defensive Equipment:
8. Craft / Drones None
9. Fuel Treatment Fueling Equipment:
10. Cost MCr57.7
11. Construction Time 8 months to build, 6 months in quantity.
12. Remarks Other Equipment:

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

It is a 60-ton small craft used for scouting and close support purposes. They are often based on Tleiatre class Intruder Transports.

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 - Smallcraft - Combat Support Craft:

  1. Type UQ class Combat Support Smallcraft
    1. Yaeai class Recon Pinnace

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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This article was copied or excerpted from the following copyrighted sources and used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author.

  1. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  2. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.