Zulu class Battle Rider
|Zulu class Battle Rider|
Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
|Type: BRV Battle Rider|
|Architect||Ronald B. Kline, Jr.|
|Canon||No. Unpublished, non-canon fan design.|
|Cost|| MCr2,804.578 (base)|
Qty: 2,243.662 (discounted)
|EOS||Still in active service.|
|IOC||No information yet available.|
|Model||No information yet available.|
|Origin||Kostov Confederate Republic|
|Passengers||0 High/Med 0 Low|
|Reference||Fan: Ronald B. Kline, Jr.|
|Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.|
The Zulu class Battle Rider is a warship.
No information yet available.
General Description & Deck Plans
No information yet available.
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 subcraft) carried on the ship. Tonnage on the universal ship profile is shown in kilotons (...thousands of tons) where necessary. 
|Basic Ship Characteristics |
|1.||Tonnage / Hull||The Zulu class is constructed using a 2,000 Ton hull built in a Wedge configuration. The hull is fully streamlined, giving good atmospheric performance that is further enhanced by its onboard gravitic systems.|
|2.||Crew|| x45 personnel.
|3.||Performance|| The vessel mounts a Maneuver-6 drive and a Power Plant-9, giving performance of 6-G acceleration. The ship has an agility rating of 5 and an emergency agility of 6. There is fuel tankage of 180 Tons, giving the power plant 4 weeks duration.
|4.||Electronics|| Adjacent to the bridge is a computer model/6fib: no backup computer is installed.
|5.||Hardpoints|| x20 hardpoints.
|6.||Armament||The normal weapons fit-out for a Zulu class is:|
|7.||Defenses||The hull is heavily plated, structurally reinforced, and built with secure bulkheads and compartments that give it a High Guard armor rating of 9.|
|8.||Craft|| The vessel carries a 30 Ton Ship's Boat.
The Ship's Boat is housed in a dedicated hanger: the hanger is a sealable compartment with a volume of 39 Tons.
|9.||Fuel Treatment|| The vessel is not fitted with fuel purification equipment.
|10.||Cost|| The basic cost of the vessel is MCr2,804.578
|11.||Construction Time|| 149 weeks (34 months) as standard.
|12.||Comments|| Standard cargo capacity amounts to 7 Tons.
Zulu class Battle Rider serve with the Kostov Confederate Navy of the Kostov Confederate Republic, a member state of the Solomani Confederation. 127 examples of the Zulu class are currently in service. They are often found prowling within the deep atmospheric layers of gas giants, waiting to ambush refueling merchant traffic during commerce raiding operations.
Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities
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Class Naming Practice/s: No information yet available.
Selected Variant Types & Classes
- Type BRV class Very Light Battle Rider
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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