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The Fighting Ships of the Terran Republic (2058 Edition)
« on: April 22, 2019, 11:00:35 AM »
Presented below is an outline of the Terran Republic's naval capabilities as of 2058.
 

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Re: The Fighting Ships of the Terran Republic (2058 Edition)
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2019, 11:34:24 AM »
From 2056-2058 all of the Fleet's major combatants underwent a series of Mk II upgrade refits.  The most important component of this upgrade series was the exchange of each ship's older Magneto-Plasma drives for the new, much more powerful Internal Confinement Fusion Drives.  Pound for pound, the ICFD offers a 25% improvement in thrust over an equivalent Magplas drive.  Each ship also received major upgrades in sensors and fire control.  All military ships save the Akizuki now utilize Ceramic-Composite armor, and the Moray and Luna now feature shield generators as well.


The Mark II upgrade to the Akizuki-class missile boat utilizes a compact Longbow-series fire control system.  The tonnage saved from this upgrade was used to add 5 additional box launchers.

Introduced: 2048
Ships in service:  Akizuki, Akikaze,  Asayuki, Chikugo, Chitose, Hamagiri, Hamayuki, Isoyuki, Kirisame, Kurama, Matsuyuki, Umigiri

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Akizuki Mk II class Missile Boat    3 500 tons     47 Crew     581.8 BP      TCS 70  TH 140  EM 0
5714 km/s     Armour 1-20     Shields 0-0     Sensors 1/1/0/0     Damage Control Rating 3     PPV 26.25
Maint Life 3.33 Years     MSP 260    AFR 39%    IFR 0.5%    1YR 36    5YR 534    Max Repair 280 MSP
Intended Deployment Time: 6 months    Flight Crew Berths 2   
Hangar Deck Capacity 125 tons     Magazine 175   

General Dynamics 400 EP Internal Fusion Drive (1)    Power 400    Fuel Use 21.47%    Signature 140    Exp 8%
Fuel Capacity 260 000 Litres    Range 62.3 billion km   (126 days at full power)

Raytheon Size 5 Box Launcher (35)    Missile Size 5    Hangar Reload 37.5 minutes    MF Reload 6.2 hours
Raytheon "Longbow" Missile Fire Control FC173-R100 (1)     Range 173.3m km    Resolution 100
Harpoon Size 5 Anti-ship Missile (35)  Speed: 36 400 km/s   End: 79.1m    Range: 172.9m km   WH: 9    Size: 5    TH: 133/80/40

Missile to hit chances are vs targets moving at 3000 km/s, 5000 km/s and 10,000 km/s

This design is classed as a Military Vessel for maintenance purposes


The Mk II upgrade to the Broadsword-class corvette utlilizes more potent armor protection and upgraded sensors and fire controls.  Enough tonnage was saved with these upgrades to increase the laser battery from 3 to 4.  It is among the fastest of the Republic's large warships.

Introduced: 2049
Ships in class:  Broadsword, Arbalest, Battleaxe, Dagger, Sabre, Scimitar

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Broadsword Mk II class Corvette    6 700 tons     148 Crew     1578 BP      TCS 134  TH 280  EM 0
5970 km/s     Armour 10-31     Shields 0-0     Sensors 1/1/0/0     Damage Control Rating 13     PPV 16
Maint Life 1.73 Years     MSP 442    AFR 119%    IFR 1.7%    1YR 180    5YR 2703    Max Repair 280 MSP
Intended Deployment Time: 6 months    Flight Crew Berths 0   
Hangar Deck Capacity 125 tons     

General Dynamics 400 EP Internal Fusion Drive (2)    Power 400    Fuel Use 21.47%    Signature 140    Exp 8%
Fuel Capacity 570 000 Litres    Range 71.3 billion km   (138 days at full power)

General Dynamics 15cm C6 Ultraviolet Laser (4)    Range 240 000km     TS: 5970 km/s     Power 6-6     RM 4    ROF 5        6 6 6 6 4 4 3 3 2 2
Raytheon 15cm Fire Control S04 128-6000 (1)    Max Range: 256 000 km   TS: 6000 km/s     96 92 88 84 80 77 73 69 65 61
General Dynamics "Slick 6" Stellarator Fusion Reactor Technology PB-1 (4)     Total Power Output 24    Armour 0    Exp 5%

Raytheon Lynx II Active Search Sensor MR3-R1 (1)     GPS 30     Range 3.2m km    MCR 352k km    Resolution 1

This design is classed as a Military Vessel for maintenance purposes


The Moray-class frigate benefited greatly from its Mk II upgrade.  The improved fire control and sensor systems offer a 50% improvement in range for half the weight of previous models.  Armor protection has been slightly improved for less overall weight.  An array of shield generators provide a further layer of protection.  The Mk II upgrade also adds a trio of 10cm railguns.

Most importantly, the improved "Flash" anti-missile missiles represent a vast improvement over the anemic Dart AMMs.

Introduced: 2051
Ships in class:  Moray, Barracuda, Mako, Manta

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Moray Mk II class Frigate    13 700 tons     313 Crew     2928.64 BP      TCS 274  TH 560  EM 300
5839 km/s     Armour 8-51     Shields 10-300     Sensors 1/1/0/0     Damage Control Rating 19     PPV 29
Maint Life 1.81 Years     MSP 1202    AFR 166%    IFR 2.3%    1YR 458    5YR 6873    Max Repair 560 MSP
Intended Deployment Time: 6 months    Flight Crew Berths 0   
Hangar Deck Capacity 250 tons     Magazine 486   

General Dynamics 800 EP Internal Fusion Drive (2)    Power 800    Fuel Use 14.31%    Signature 280    Exp 8%
Fuel Capacity 700 000 Litres    Range 64.3 billion km   (127 days at full power)
Freeman Megacorp 2 Gigawatt Gamma R300/240 Shields (5)   Total Fuel Cost  50 Litres per hour  (1 200 per day)

General Dynamics 15cm C6 Ultraviolet Laser (2)    Range 240 000km     TS: 5839 km/s     Power 6-6     RM 4    ROF 5        6 6 6 6 4 4 3 3 2 2
Bofors AB 10cm Railgun V3/C3 (3x4)    Range 30 000km     TS: 5839 km/s     Power 3-3     RM 3    ROF 5        1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Raytheon 15cm Fire Control S04 128-6000 (1)    Max Range: 256 000 km   TS: 6000 km/s     96 92 88 84 80 77 73 69 65 61
Bofors AB 10cm Railgun Fire Control S01 32-6000 (1)    Max Range: 64 000 km   TS: 6000 km/s     84 69 53 37 22 6 0 0 0 0
General Dynamics "Slick 6" Stellarator Fusion Reactor Technology PB-1 (2)     Total Power Output 12    Armour 0    Exp 5%
General Dynamics "Triple Three" Stellarator Fusion Reactor Technology PB-1 (3)     Total Power Output 9    Armour 0    Exp 5%

Raytheon RL 3 Size 1 Missile Launcher (12)    Missile Size 1    Rate of Fire 10
Raytheon "Bullseye II" Missile Fire Control FC24-R1 (2)     Range 24.2m km    Resolution 1
Flash Size 1 Anti-missile Missile (486)  Speed: 52 500 km/s   End: 7.9m    Range: 24.9m km   WH: 1    Size: 1    TH: 192/115/57

Raytheon "UV" Active Search Sensor MR23-R1 (1)     GPS 210     Range 23.1m km    MCR 2.5m km    Resolution 1

Missile to hit chances are vs targets moving at 3000 km/s, 5000 km/s and 10,000 km/s

This design is classed as a Military Vessel for maintenance purposes


The Luna-class destroyer is currently the largest fighting ship in use by the Fleet.  Although some planners have argued over whether the Republic's largest combatant should be classified as a mere destroyer, Space Command has plans for much larger ships in the future. 

The Mk II variant of the Luna is considerably stronger than the original version.  Armor protection has been increased by 25% for less overall weight, and five shield generators were added as well.  The 10cm railguns have been replaced with 12cm railguns, which offer the same rate of fire but with longer range and more damage potential.  The Luna uses the same common pool of upgraded sensors and electronics that are in use throughout the Fleet.

Introduced: 2049
Ships in class:  Luna, Amalthea, Ariel, Callisto, Calypso, Deimos

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Luna Mk II class Destroyer    21 000 tons     493 Crew     4311.6 BP      TCS 420  TH 840  EM 300
5714 km/s     Armour 10-67     Shields 10-300     Sensors 1/1/0/0     Damage Control Rating 22     PPV 68
Maint Life 1.48 Years     MSP 1540    AFR 294%    IFR 4.1%    1YR 789    5YR 11828    Max Repair 560 MSP
Intended Deployment Time: 6 months    Flight Crew Berths 2   
Hangar Deck Capacity 250 tons     Magazine 758   

General Dynamics 800 EP Internal Fusion Drive (3)    Power 800    Fuel Use 14.31%    Signature 280    Exp 8%
Fuel Capacity 1 060 000 Litres    Range 63.5 billion km   (128 days at full power)
Freeman Megacorp 2 Gigawatt Gamma R300/240 Shields (5)   Total Fuel Cost  50 Litres per hour  (1 200 per day)

General Dynamics 15cm C6 Ultraviolet Laser (2)    Range 240 000km     TS: 5714 km/s     Power 6-6     RM 4    ROF 5        6 6 6 6 4 4 3 3 2 2
Bofors AB 12cm Railgun V3/C6 (4x4)    Range 60 000km     TS: 5714 km/s     Power 6-6     RM 3    ROF 5        2 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
Raytheon 15cm Fire Control S04 128-6000 (1)    Max Range: 256 000 km   TS: 6000 km/s     96 92 88 84 80 77 73 69 65 61
Bofors AB 12cm Fire Control S02 64-6000 (1)    Max Range: 128 000 km   TS: 6000 km/s     92 84 77 69 61 53 45 37 30 22
General Dynamics "Slick 6" Stellarator Fusion Reactor Technology PB-1 (6)     Total Power Output 36    Armour 0    Exp 5%

Raytheon RL 4 Size 5 Missile Launcher (8)    Missile Size 5    Rate of Fire 40
Raytheon AuxCon II Missile Fire Control FC6-R1 (1)     Range 6.9m km    Resolution 1
Raytheon "Longbow" Missile Fire Control FC173-R100 (1)     Range 173.3m km    Resolution 100
Harpoon Size 5 Anti-ship Missile (152)  Speed: 36 400 km/s   End: 79.1m    Range: 172.9m km   WH: 9    Size: 5    TH: 133/80/40

Raytheon Lynx II Active Search Sensor MR3-R1 (1)     GPS 30     Range 3.2m km    MCR 352k km    Resolution 1
Raytheon "Clear Sky" Active Search Sensor MR161-R100 (1)     GPS 14700     Range 161.7m km    Resolution 100

Missile to hit chances are vs targets moving at 3000 km/s, 5000 km/s and 10,000 km/s

This design is classed as a Military Vessel for maintenance purposes


The Red Oak Victory-class Fleet Support Vessels are technically not warships, although they are built to military standards.  Still, this class has provided vital service during several extended naval operations.  The Mk II upgrade features enhanced ICFD engines, but all other systems remain the same.  While moderately armored, this vessel should avoid combat because its large magazines are vulnerable to shock damage. 

The onboard hangar bays are primarily intended for reloading Akizuki-class missile boats in the field.  However, because the Republic currently lacks dedicated carriers, on several occasions these ships have been used to deploy Starhawk squadrons.

Introduced: 2050
Ships in class:  Red Oak Victory, Pacific Victory, Atlantic Victory, China Sea Victory

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Red Oak Victory Mk II class Fleet Support Vessel    30 000 tons     449 Crew     4360 BP      TCS 600  TH 840  EM 0
4000 km/s     Armour 6-86     Shields 0-0     Sensors 1/1/0/0     Damage Control Rating 38     PPV 0
Maint Life 4.5 Years     MSP 5543    AFR 257%    IFR 3.6%    1YR 443    5YR 6652    Max Repair 560 MSP
Intended Deployment Time: 6 months    Flight Crew Berths 2   
Hangar Deck Capacity 3750 tons     Magazine 3060   

General Dynamics 800 EP Internal Fusion Drive (3)    Power 800    Fuel Use 14.31%    Signature 280    Exp 8%
Fuel Capacity 2 240 000 Litres    Range 93.9 billion km   (271 days at full power)

Phalanx ROF 4 CIWS-120 (2x4)    Range 1000 km     TS: 12000 km/s     ROF 5       Base 50% To Hit
Dart Size 1 Anti-missile Missile (500)  Speed: 43 100 km/s   End: 4.7m    Range: 12.2m km   WH: 1    Size: 1    TH: 158/94/47
Javelin Size 5 Anti-ship Missile (512)  Speed: 30 200 km/s   End: 56.8m    Range: 103m km   WH: 9    Size: 5    TH: 110/66/33

Missile to hit chances are vs targets moving at 3000 km/s, 5000 km/s and 10,000 km/s

This design is classed as a Military Vessel for maintenance purposes
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Re: The Fighting Ships of the Terran Republic (2058 Edition)
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2019, 11:45:30 AM »
The Pathfinder-class exploration ships were the first military-grade starships to be produced in the Republic, and they are now nearing the end of their useful service lives.  For now, the remaining Pathfinders are being used to lay sensor buoys and conduct exploration in low-risk systems. 

Introduced: 2035
Ships in class (4 more have been destroyed):  Pathfinder, Alexander MacKenzie, Henry Hudson, Leif Ericson, Marco Polo, Sir Walter Raleigh, Thor Heyerdahl, Yuri Gargarin

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Pathfinder class Exploration Ship    9 850 tons     181 Crew     1417.3 BP      TCS 197  TH 308  EM 0
4467 km/s     Armour 1-40     Shields 0-0     Sensors 90/1/2/2     Damage Control Rating 8     PPV 1.5
Maint Life 2.81 Years     MSP 719    AFR 97%    IFR 1.3%    1YR 132    5YR 1984    Max Repair 211.75 MSP
Intended Deployment Time: 60 months    Flight Crew Berths 0   
Hangar Deck Capacity 250 tons     Magazine 150   

General Dynamics 440 EP Magneto-plasma Exploration Drive (2)    Power 440    Fuel Use 5.61%    Signature 154    Exp 5%
Fuel Capacity 750 000 Litres    Range 244.3 billion km   (633 days at full power)

Raytheon Buoy Launcher Size 6 Missile Launcher (25% Reduction) (1)    Missile Size 6    Rate of Fire 18000
Beagle Size 6 Buoy (25)  Speed: 0 km/s   End: 0m    Range: 0m km   WH: 0    Size: 6    TH: 0/0/0

Raytheon TSS 6 Thermal Sensor TH15-90 (1)     Sensitivity 90     Detect Sig Strength 1000:  90m km
Gravitational Survey Sensors (2)   2 Survey Points Per Hour
Geological Survey Sensors (2)   2 Survey Points Per Hour

Missile to hit chances are vs targets moving at 3000 km/s, 5000 km/s and 10,000 km/s

This design is classed as a Military Vessel for maintenance purposes
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Re: The Fighting Ships of the Terran Republic (2058 Edition)
« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2019, 11:56:35 AM »
The Farsight-class High Endurance Frigate is the replacement platform for the Pathfinder-class.  The Farsight itself does not have any survey capability, but instead relies on its attached craft to perform that duty.  This ship is tough and has reasonable firepower, but as demonstrated at Wolf 636, a wise captain should not expect it to handle everything it comes across.  That being said, the Farsight is equally comfortable performing alone or as a component of a larger fleet.

Introduced:  2057
Ships in class:  Farsight, Auger, Discovery, Longstrider, Stargazer, Oracle (destroyed)

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Farsight class High-Endurance Frigate    14 750 tons     311 Crew     2765.24 BP      TCS 295  TH 560  EM 180
5423 km/s     Armour 6-53     Shields 6-300     Sensors 1/1/0/0     Damage Control Rating 25     PPV 24
Maint Life 3.03 Years     MSP 1757    AFR 116%    IFR 1.6%    1YR 288    5YR 4313    Max Repair 560 MSP
Intended Deployment Time: 36 months    Flight Crew Berths 61   
Hangar Deck Capacity 2000 tons     Magazine 180   

General Dynamics 800 EP Internal Fusion Drive (2)    Power 800    Fuel Use 14.31%    Signature 280    Exp 8%
Fuel Capacity 1 290 000 Litres    Range 110.0 billion km   (234 days at full power)
Freeman Megacorp 2 Gigawatt Gamma R300/240 Shields (3)   Total Fuel Cost  30 Litres per hour  (720 per day)

Bofors AB 10cm Railgun V3/C3 (3x4)    Range 30 000km     TS: 5423 km/s     Power 3-3     RM 3    ROF 5        1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bofors AB 10cm Railgun Fire Control S01 32-6000 (1)    Max Range: 64 000 km   TS: 6000 km/s     84 69 53 37 22 6 0 0 0 0
General Dynamics "Triple Three" Stellarator Fusion Reactor Technology PB-1 (3)     Total Power Output 9    Armour 0    Exp 5%

Raytheon RL 4 Size 5 Missile Launcher (3)    Missile Size 5    Rate of Fire 40
Raytheon AuxCon II Missile Fire Control FC6-R1 (1)     Range 6.9m km    Resolution 1
Raytheon "Longbow" Missile Fire Control FC173-R100 (1)     Range 173.3m km    Resolution 100
Harpoon Size 5 Anti-ship Missile (36)  Speed: 36 400 km/s   End: 79.1m    Range: 172.9m km   WH: 9    Size: 5    TH: 133/80/40

Raytheon "Clear Sky" Active Search Sensor MR161-R100 (1)     GPS 14700     Range 161.7m km    Resolution 100
Raytheon Lynx II Active Search Sensor MR3-R1 (1)     GPS 30     Range 3.2m km    MCR 352k km    Resolution 1

Missile to hit chances are vs targets moving at 3000 km/s, 5000 km/s and 10,000 km/s

This design is classed as a Military Vessel for maintenance purposes

The Farsight-class utlizes the Lewis-class geosurvey vessel, the Clark-class grav survey vessel, and the Sacagawea-class buoy tender, typically in a 2/2/1 ratio, respectively.  All three designs entered service in 2057.

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Lewis class Geological Survey Vessel    410 tons     13 Crew     199 BP      TCS 8.2  TH 14  EM 0
4878 km/s     Armour 1-4     Shields 0-0     Sensors 1/1/0/2     Damage Control Rating 0     PPV 0
Maint Life 2.09 Years     MSP 30    AFR 13%    IFR 0.2%    1YR 9    5YR 138    Max Repair 150 MSP
Intended Deployment Time: 3.6 months    Spare Berths 0   

General Dynamics 40 EP Internal Fusion Drive (1)    Power 40    Fuel Use 49%    Signature 14    Exp 10%
Fuel Capacity 10 000 Litres    Range 9.0 billion km   (21 days at full power)

Improved Geological Sensors (1)   2 Survey Points Per Hour

This design is classed as a Fighter for production, combat and maintenance purposes

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Clark class Gravitational Survey Vessel    410 tons     13 Crew     199 BP      TCS 8.2  TH 14  EM 0
4878 km/s     Armour 1-4     Shields 0-0     Sensors 1/1/2/0     Damage Control Rating 0     PPV 0
Maint Life 2.09 Years     MSP 30    AFR 13%    IFR 0.2%    1YR 9    5YR 138    Max Repair 150 MSP
Intended Deployment Time: 3.6 months    Spare Berths 0   

General Dynamics 40 EP Internal Fusion Drive (1)    Power 40    Fuel Use 49%    Signature 14    Exp 10%
Fuel Capacity 10 000 Litres    Range 9.0 billion km   (21 days at full power)

Improved Gravitational Sensors (1)   2 Survey Points Per Hour

This design is classed as a Fighter for production, combat and maintenance purposes

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Sacagawea class Buoy Tender    328 tons     6 Crew     52 BP      TCS 6.55  TH 7  EM 0
3053 km/s     Armour 1-4     Shields 0-0     Sensors 1/1/0/0     Damage Control Rating 0     PPV 0.5
Maint Life 12.26 Years     MSP 25    AFR 3%    IFR 0%    1YR 0    5YR 5    Max Repair 17.5 MSP
Intended Deployment Time: 3 months    Spare Berths 0   
Magazine 70   

General Dynamics 20 EP Internal Fusion Drive (1)    Power 20    Fuel Use 49.5%    Signature 7    Exp 10%
Fuel Capacity 10 000 Litres    Range 11.1 billion km   (42 days at full power)

Raytheon Buoy Launcher Size 2 Missile Launcher (25% Reduction) (1)    Missile Size 2    Rate of Fire 6000
Terrier Size 2 Buoy (35)  Speed: 0 km/s   End: 0m    Range: 0m km   WH: 0    Size: 2    TH: 0/0/0

Missile to hit chances are vs targets moving at 3000 km/s, 5000 km/s and 10,000 km/s

This design is classed as a Fighter for production, combat and maintenance purposes

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Re: The Fighting Ships of the Terran Republic (2058 Edition)
« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2019, 12:04:42 PM »
The Nakhimov-class command ship has remained unchanged since its introduction.  The Nakhimov herself has performed as Admiral Conway's command boat in several operations.

Introduced:  2050
Ships in class:  Nakhimov, Zheng He

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Nakhimov class Command Ship    1 000 tons     38 Crew     332.8 BP      TCS 20  TH 44.8  EM 0
6400 km/s     Armour 1-8     Shields 0-0     Sensors 1/1/0/0     Damage Control Rating 1     PPV 0
Maint Life 8.04 Years     MSP 208    AFR 8%    IFR 0.1%    1YR 6    5YR 86    Max Repair 150 MSP
Intended Deployment Time: 6 months    Spare Berths 0   
Flag Bridge   

General Dynamics 128 EP Magneto-plasma Drive (1)    Power 128    Fuel Use 46%    Signature 44.8    Exp 10%
Fuel Capacity 175 000 Litres    Range 68.5 billion km   (123 days at full power)

This design is classed as a Military Vessel for maintenance purposes


The Mercy-class Hospital Ships have accompanied the Fleet on every operation, but thankfully have seen little use so far.

Introduced:  2049
Ships in class:  Mercy, Compassion

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Mercy class Hospital Ship    1 000 tons     14 Crew     209.8 BP      TCS 20  TH 33.6  EM 0
4800 km/s     Armour 1-8     Shields 0-0     Sensors 1/1/0/0     Damage Control Rating 1     PPV 0
Maint Life 11.73 Years     MSP 131    AFR 8%    IFR 0.1%    1YR 2    5YR 26    Max Repair 84 MSP
Intended Deployment Time: 6 months    Flight Crew Berths 175   
Hangar Deck Capacity 125 tons     

General Dynamics 96 EP Magneto-plasma Drive (1)    Power 96    Fuel Use 47%    Signature 33.6    Exp 10%
Fuel Capacity 100 000 Litres    Range 38.3 billion km   (92 days at full power)

This design is classed as a Military Vessel for maintenance purposes
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Re: The Fighting Ships of the Terran Republic (2058 Edition)
« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2019, 12:13:09 PM »
The Mellor-class insystem patrol cutter has been warmly welcomed by the Republic's far-flung worlds.  Small, cheap, and fast to produce, one or two of these ships can provide reasonable security for any young colony.

Introduced:  2058
Ships in class:  Sebastian Mellor, Dino Sorolla, Mitchell Riley, Dominic Garner (under construction)

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Mellor class Patrol Cutter    4 800 tons     138 Crew     1012.74 BP      TCS 96  TH 140  EM 0
4166 km/s     Armour 5-25     Shields 0-0     Sensors 1/1/0/0     Damage Control Rating 2     PPV 21
Maint Life 1.95 Years     MSP 297    AFR 81%    IFR 1.1%    1YR 103    5YR 1540    Max Repair 280 MSP
Intended Deployment Time: 3 months    Flight Crew Berths 0   
Hangar Deck Capacity 125 tons     Magazine 180   

General Dynamics 400 EP Internal Fusion Drive (1)    Power 400    Fuel Use 21.47%    Signature 140    Exp 8%
Fuel Capacity 155 000 Litres    Range 27.1 billion km   (75 days at full power)

Bofors AB 10cm Railgun V3/C3 (2x4)    Range 30 000km     TS: 4166 km/s     Power 3-3     RM 3    ROF 5        1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bofors AB 10cm Railgun Fire Control S01 32-6000 (1)    Max Range: 64 000 km   TS: 6000 km/s     84 69 53 37 22 6 0 0 0 0
General Dynamics "Slick 6" Stellarator Fusion Reactor Technology PB-1 (1)     Total Power Output 6    Armour 0    Exp 5%

Raytheon RL 4 Size 5 Missile Launcher (3)    Missile Size 5    Rate of Fire 40
Raytheon AuxCon II Missile Fire Control FC6-R1 (1)     Range 6.9m km    Resolution 1
Raytheon "Longbow" Missile Fire Control FC173-R100 (1)     Range 173.3m km    Resolution 100
Harpoon Size 5 Anti-ship Missile (36)  Speed: 36 400 km/s   End: 79.1m    Range: 172.9m km   WH: 9    Size: 5    TH: 133/80/40

Raytheon Lynx II Active Search Sensor MR3-R1 (1)     GPS 30     Range 3.2m km    MCR 352k km    Resolution 1
Raytheon "Clear Sky" Active Search Sensor MR161-R100 (1)     GPS 14700     Range 161.7m km    Resolution 100

Missile to hit chances are vs targets moving at 3000 km/s, 5000 km/s and 10,000 km/s

This design is classed as a Military Vessel for maintenance purposes
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Re: The Fighting Ships of the Terran Republic (2058 Edition)
« Reply #6 on: April 22, 2019, 12:34:37 PM »
The Starhawk is currently the Republic's only starfighter design.  The Starhawk Mk Ib improves upon the Starhawk prototype by using an ICFD engine and improved sensors and fire control.  These fighters have proven to be extremely useful in the point-defense role.

Introduced: 2052 (Starhawk), 2058 (Mk 1b)
Ships in class:  32 Starhawk Mk Ib; 8 Starhawk (prototype)

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Starhawk Mk Ib class Fighter    397 tons     3 Crew     132.775 BP      TCS 7.94  TH 32.55  EM 0
11712 km/s     Armour 1-4     Shields 0-0     Sensors 1/1/0/0     Damage Control Rating 0     PPV 3
Maint Life 0 Years     MSP 0    AFR 79%    IFR 1.1%    1YR 20    5YR 293    Max Repair 81.375 MSP
Intended Deployment Time: 0.1 months    Spare Berths 1   

General Dynamics 93 EP Internal Fusion Drive (1)    Power 93    Fuel Use 145.07%    Signature 32.55    Exp 15%
Fuel Capacity 15 000 Litres    Range 4.7 billion km   (4 days at full power)

Bofors AB 10cm Railgun V3/C3 (1x4)    Range 30 000km     TS: 11712 km/s     Power 3-3     RM 3    ROF 5        1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bofors Starhawk Fire Control S00.5 32-3000 (FTR) (1)    Max Range: 64 000 km   TS: 12000 km/s     84 69 53 37 22 6 0 0 0 0
General Dynamics "Triple Three" Stellarator Fusion Reactor Technology PB-1 (1)     Total Power Output 3    Armour 0    Exp 5%

Raytheon Microglass II Active Search Sensor MR0-R10 (1)     GPS 21     Range 730k km    Resolution 10

This design is classed as a Fighter for production, combat and maintenance purposes


The Outrider-class Fleet Scout was intended to detect opposing small craft at a safe distance before withdrawing.  In practice, the class has proven to be extremely difficult to use in this manner due to its inadequate sensor package.  An upgrade to the Outrider has been considered, but has not yet been implemented.

Introduced:  2052
Ships in class:  Outrider, Driver, Vaquero

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Outrider class Fleet Scout    750 tons     10 Crew     191.2 BP      TCS 15  TH 224  EM 0
14933 km/s     Armour 1-7     Shields 0-0     Sensors 1/1/0/0     Damage Control Rating 0     PPV 0
Maint Life 0 Years     MSP 0    AFR 150%    IFR 2.1%    1YR 79    5YR 1189    Max Repair 112 MSP
Intended Deployment Time: 0.5 months    Spare Berths 2   

Freeman Megacorp 224 EP Magneto-plasma Drive (1)    Power 224    Fuel Use 186.36%    Signature 224    Exp 17%
Fuel Capacity 145 000 Litres    Range 18.7 billion km   (14 days at full power)

Raytheon "Scout" Active Search Sensor MR21-R100 (1)     GPS 3600     Range 21.6m km    Resolution 100

This design is classed as a Military Vessel for maintenance purposes


The Ropucha-class dropship is a small, fast, moderately armored assault ship meant to board enemy vessels under combat conditions.  In this respect the ship has proven to be highly successful, having captured the Ancient Guardian ship designated as Reaper-J 003 at Wolf 636. 

Introduced: 2058
Ships in class:  Ropucha

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Ropucha class Dropship    2 500 tons     40 Crew     484 BP      TCS 50  TH 140  EM 0
8000 km/s     Armour 5-16     Shields 0-0     Sensors 1/1/0/0     Damage Control Rating 0     PPV 0
Maint Life 0.38 Years     MSP 60    AFR 100%    IFR 1.4%    1YR 159    5YR 2381    Max Repair 280 MSP
Intended Deployment Time: 6 months    Spare Berths 1   
Drop Capacity: 1 Battalion    Cargo Handling Multiplier 5   

General Dynamics 400 EP Internal Fusion Drive (1)    Power 400    Fuel Use 21.47%    Signature 140    Exp 8%
Fuel Capacity 90 000 Litres    Range 30.2 billion km   (43 days at full power)

This design is classed as a Military Vessel for maintenance purposes
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Re: The Fighting Ships of the Terran Republic (2058 Edition)
« Reply #7 on: May 03, 2019, 03:26:31 PM »
The Starhawk Ic utilizes recent technological advancements gained from Corronis and Hussey 644.  This version features lightweight Laminate Composite Armor, a smaller generator, and an improved active sensor.  Due to the overall reduction in weight it is faster and more maneuverable as well.

Introduced: 2060
Ships in class:  0 (24 in production)

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Starhawk Mk Ic class Fighter    387 tons     3 Crew     133.575 BP      TCS 7.74  TH 32.55  EM 0
12015 km/s     Armour 1-4     Shields 0-0     Sensors 1/1/0/0     Damage Control Rating 0     PPV 3
Maint Life 0 Years     MSP 0    AFR 77%    IFR 1.1%    1YR 19    5YR 281    Max Repair 81.375 MSP
Intended Deployment Time: 0.1 months    Spare Berths 1   

General Dynamics 93 EP Internal Fusion Drive (1)    Power 93    Fuel Use 145.07%    Signature 32.55    Exp 15%
Fuel Capacity 15 000 Litres    Range 4.8 billion km   (4 days at full power)

Bofors AB 10cm Railgun V3/C3 (1x4)    Range 30 000km     TS: 12015 km/s     Power 3-3     RM 3    ROF 5        1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bofors Starhawk Fire Control S00.5 32-3000 (FTR) (1)    Max Range: 64 000 km   TS: 12000 km/s     84 69 53 37 22 6 0 0 0 0
General Dynamics "Triple Three II" Tokamak Fusion Reactor Technology PB-1 (1)     Total Power Output 3.2    Armour 0    Exp 5%

Raytheon Microglass IIb Active Search Sensor MR0-R10 (1)     GPS 21     Range 920k km    Resolution 10

This design is classed as a Fighter for production, combat and maintenance purposes
 

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Re: The Fighting Ships of the Terran Republic (2058 Edition)
« Reply #8 on: May 03, 2019, 04:18:17 PM »
Kiowa-class shuttles are a common sight through the fleet.  These tiny craft feature berthing for 50 adult humans, making them ideal for passenger transport, search and rescue operations, or light courier work.  Historically they have also been an important companion ship for the Pathfinder-class explorers. 

For many years it was standard practice for most new Fleet officers to be assigned a Kiowa as their first posting.  Now that the Starhawk is entering widespread service this is typically no longer the case.  As a result, some newly commissioned officers have come to view assignment to a Kiowa as a dumping ground for unskilled bus-drivers who don't fit anywhere else.  This is unfortunate, because as the older officers who flew it remember, the Kiowa has served with distinction.  The history of the Kiowa is the history of the Navy.

Although some Kiowas are now nearing their third decade of service, Space Command remains satisfied with their performance.  No improved variant is planned at this time.

Introduced:  2034
Ships in class:  22 (4 more have been destroyed in various actions)

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Kiowa class Shuttle    125 tons     1 Crew     28.4 BP      TCS 2.5  TH 5.6  EM 0
6400 km/s     Armour 1-2     Shields 0-0     Sensors 1/1/0/0     Damage Control Rating 0     PPV 0
Maint Life 0 Years     MSP 0    AFR 25%    IFR 0.3%    1YR 2    5YR 35    Max Repair 14 MSP
Intended Deployment Time: 1 months    Spare Berths 49   

General Dynamics 16 EP Magneto-plasma Drive (1)    Power 16    Fuel Use 49.5%    Signature 5.6    Exp 10%
Fuel Capacity 5 000 Litres    Range 14.5 billion km   (26 days at full power)

This design is classed as a Fighter for production, combat and maintenance purposes
 

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Re: The Fighting Ships of the Terran Republic (2058 Edition)
« Reply #9 on: May 07, 2019, 01:25:34 PM »
The Mitsubishi Corporation's Nautilus-class missile boat is a smaller, less expensive, and less crew-intensive alternative to the Moray-class frigates.  Armed solely with four of Raytheon's new quick-firing Size 1 missile launchers, these ships are expressly intended for anti-missile and anti-small-craft work.  Due to tonnage concerns the active sensor array is somewhat smaller than that found on the Moray, but it is still more than enough to detect enemy missiles at a comfortable distance.  Although it is a small ship, the Nautilus features enough armor protection to safely absorb three or four hits from size 12 warheads.  It also boasts generous ammunition capacity.

Introduced: 2061
Ships in class:  Nautilus, Fangtooth, Viperfish, Razorhook

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Nautilus class Missile Boat    3 500 tons     75 Crew     804.5 BP      TCS 70  TH 140  EM 0
5714 km/s     Armour 5-20     Shields 0-0     Sensors 1/1/0/0     Damage Control Rating 2     PPV 4
Maint Life 2.95 Years     MSP 323    AFR 43%    IFR 0.6%    1YR 55    5YR 826    Max Repair 280 MSP
Intended Deployment Time: 6 months    Flight Crew Berths 2   
Hangar Deck Capacity 125 tons     Magazine 140   

General Dynamics 400 EP Internal Fusion Drive (1)    Power 400    Fuel Use 21.47%    Signature 140    Exp 8%
Fuel Capacity 290 000 Litres    Range 69.5 billion km   (140 days at full power)

Raytheon RL 6 Size 1 Missile Launcher (4)    Missile Size 1    Rate of Fire 5
Raytheon "Bullseye II" Missile Fire Control FC24-R1 (1)     Range 24.2m km    Resolution 1
Flash Size 1 Anti-missile Missile (140)  Speed: 52 500 km/s   End: 7.9m    Range: 24.9m km   WH: 1    Size: 1    TH: 192/115/57

Raytheon "Nautilus" Active Search Sensor MR17-R1 (1)     GPS 126     Range 17.6m km    MCR 1.9m km    Resolution 1

Missile to hit chances are vs targets moving at 3000 km/s, 5000 km/s and 10,000 km/s

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Re: The Fighting Ships of the Terran Republic (2058 Edition)
« Reply #10 on: May 07, 2019, 02:09:33 PM »
The formidable Mars-class cruiser is the Republic's most recent expression of "quality over quantity."  These ships are heavily armed and heavily armored brutes designed to punch their way out of any situation they might encounter.  Their weapons include a dozen size-5 missile launchers, six anti-missile tubes, four 15cm lasers, and four 12cm railguns.  The lasers and railguns are all powered by a pair of advanced 12-gigawatt tokomak energy reactors.  Meanwhile the ammo magazines are of the newest and safest types, while the ship itself is plated in generous armor protection that is also supplemented by no less than twenty shield generators. 

The Mars is also armed with a completely new weapon system, the size-20 Sunstrike anti-ship torpedo.  The Sunstrike uses a pair of the largest-possible missile engines to propel it to a speed of 35,000 km/s.  It is believed that a single hit from this weapon will achieve a hull penetration on any Ancient Guardian ship that has yet been encountered, or completely destroy a smaller ship.  Although it has yet to be used in combat, current doctrine states that the Sunstrike should be used to destroy priority targets at point-blank range.

In addition to its active arrays the Mars-class also features small backup thermal and EM sensors, ECM and ECCM systems, and a tractor beam.  The integral hangar deck can accommodate a wide variety of mission profiles.  Finally, the inclusion of a Flag Bridge allows the Mars to perform as a fleet flagship.

Due to the large amount of manpower and resources needed to field these ships, it is unlikely that more than a few will ever be fielded, at least for now.

Introduced:  2061
Ships in class:  Mars, Terra

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Mars class Cruiser    43 500 tons     971 Crew     9158.8 BP      TCS 870  TH 1680  EM 1200
5517 km/s     Armour 15-110     Shields 40-300     Sensors 11/14/0/0     Damage Control Rating 35     PPV 142
Maint Life 1.51 Years     MSP 3290    AFR 605%    IFR 8.4%    1YR 1634    5YR 24508    Max Repair 560 MSP
Intended Deployment Time: 6 months    Flight Crew Berths 14   
Flag Bridge    Hangar Deck Capacity 1000 tons     Magazine 1496    Tractor Beam     

General Dynamics 800 EP Internal Fusion Drive (6)    Power 800    Fuel Use 14.31%    Signature 280    Exp 8%
Fuel Capacity 2 250 000 Litres    Range 65.1 billion km   (136 days at full power)
Freeman Megacorp 2 Gigawatt Gamma R300/240 Shields (20)   Total Fuel Cost  200 Litres per hour  (4 800 per day)

General Dynamics 15cm C6 Ultraviolet Laser (4)    Range 240 000km     TS: 5517 km/s     Power 6-6     RM 4    ROF 5        6 6 6 6 4 4 3 3 2 2
Bofors AB 12cm Railgun V3/C6 (4x4)    Range 60 000km     TS: 5517 km/s     Power 6-6     RM 3    ROF 5        2 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
Bofors AB 12cm Fire Control S02 64-6000 (1)    Max Range: 128 000 km   TS: 6000 km/s     92 84 77 69 61 53 45 37 30 22
Raytheon 15cm Fire Control S04 128-6000 (1)    Max Range: 256 000 km   TS: 6000 km/s     96 92 88 84 80 77 73 69 65 61
General Dynamics "Terrible Twenty Four" Tokamak Fusion Reactor Technology PB-1 (2)     Total Power Output 48    Armour 0    Exp 5%

Raytheon RL 6 Size 20 Torpedo Launcher (50% Reduction) (4)    Missile Size 20    Rate of Fire 500
Raytheon RL 6 Size 5 Missile Launcher (12)    Missile Size 5    Rate of Fire 25
Raytheon RL 6 Size 1 Missile Launcher (6)    Missile Size 1    Rate of Fire 5
Raytheon "Bullseye II" Missile Fire Control FC24-R1 (2)     Range 24.2m km    Resolution 1
Raytheon "Longbow" Missile Fire Control FC173-R100 (1)     Range 173.3m km    Resolution 100
Harpoon Size 5 Anti-ship Missile (228)  Speed: 36 400 km/s   End: 79.1m    Range: 172.9m km   WH: 9    Size: 5    TH: 133/80/40
Flash Size 1 Anti-missile Missile (116)  Speed: 52 500 km/s   End: 7.9m    Range: 24.9m km   WH: 1    Size: 1    TH: 192/115/57
Sunstrike Size 20 Torpedo (12)  Speed: 35 000 km/s   End: 12m    Range: 25.1m km   WH: 36    Size: 20    TH: 128/77/38

Raytheon "Clear Sky" Active Search Sensor MR161-R100 (1)     GPS 14700     Range 161.7m km    Resolution 100
Raytheon "UV" Active Search Sensor MR23-R1 (1)     GPS 210     Range 23.1m km    MCR 2.5m km    Resolution 1
Raytheon Thermal Sensor TH1-11 (1)     Sensitivity 11     Detect Sig Strength 1000:  11m km
Raytheon EM Detection Sensor EM1-14 (1)     Sensitivity 14     Detect Sig Strength 1000:  14m km

ECCM-2 (1)         ECM 20

Missile to hit chances are vs targets moving at 3000 km/s, 5000 km/s and 10,000 km/s

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Re: The Fighting Ships of the Terran Republic (2058 Edition)
« Reply #11 on: May 15, 2019, 10:26:15 PM »
The Ark Royal-class light carrier was designed as a modern starfighter platform to relieve the slow Red Oak Victory-class fleet support vessels from carrier duties (a role the FSV's were never intended for).  At 35,000 tons the Ark Royal is only slightly smaller than the monstrous Mars-class cruisers.   That being said, this ship is fast and well equipped to perform its role.  With 10,000 tons of hangar space the carrier can support up to 3 Starhawk squadrons of 8 fighters each, with enough capacity left over for two or three additional shuttles or other specialist craft.  To further cement its role the carrier has increased fuel and maintenance capacity, as well as generous flight crew berthing.  It also features a generous magazine capacity, both for itself and for any future classes of missile-armed fighters.

In terms of weaponry, the Ark Royal's armament is purely defensive in nature.  The only ranged firepower consists of a quartet of anti-missile launchers.  In order to simplify production the launchers, sensors, and fire control system all mirror the arrangement of the Nautilus-class missile boat.  The active sensors are further supplemented by backup EM and Thermal passive sensors.  While the Navy's standard railgun/laser arrangement is noticeably absent here, the Ark Royal does boast a trio of new-model Phalanx II point-defense cannons.  Finally, the carrier features modest type-5 armor supplemented by a strength-20 energy shield.  Armament was kept intentionally light due to the fact that this ship should not be placed directly in combat.  As a carrier, its fighters are its weapons.

The first two ships in the class are currently under construction at the Robson-Coles Graving shipyard at Earth, and are slated for delivery in early December 2063.

Introduced: 2063
Ships in class:  Ark Royal, Colossus

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Ark Royal class Light Carrier    35 000 tons     575 Crew     5925.5 BP      TCS 700  TH 1400  EM 600
5714 km/s     Armour 5-95     Shields 20-300     Sensors 70/70/0/0     Damage Control Rating 29     PPV 4
Maint Life 1.74 Years     MSP 3010    AFR 515%    IFR 7.2%    1YR 1212    5YR 18178    Max Repair 560 MSP
Intended Deployment Time: 6 months    Flight Crew Berths 140   
Hangar Deck Capacity 10000 tons     Magazine 904   

General Dynamics 800 EP Internal Fusion Drive (5)    Power 800    Fuel Use 14.31%    Signature 280    Exp 8%
Fuel Capacity 1 870 000 Litres    Range 67.2 billion km   (136 days at full power)
Freeman Megacorp 2 Gigawatt Gamma R300/240 Shields (10)   Total Fuel Cost  100 Litres per hour  (2 400 per day)

Phalanx II ROF-6 CIWS-120 (3x6)    Range 1000 km     TS: 12000 km/s     ROF 5       Base 50% To Hit
Raytheon RL 6 Size 1 Missile Launcher (4)    Missile Size 1    Rate of Fire 5
Raytheon "Bullseye III" Missile Fire Control FC41-R1 (1)     Range 41.2m km    Resolution 1
Flash Size 1 Anti-missile Missile (200)  Speed: 52 500 km/s   End: 7.9m    Range: 24.9m km   WH: 1    Size: 1    TH: 192/115/57

Raytheon "Nautilus II" Active Search Sensor MR23-R1 (1)     GPS 168     Range 23.5m km    MCR 2.6m km    Resolution 1
Raytheon Thermal Sensor TH5-70 (1)     Sensitivity 70     Detect Sig Strength 1000:  70m km
Raytheon EM Detection Sensor EM5-70 (1)     Sensitivity 70     Detect Sig Strength 1000:  70m km

Missile to hit chances are vs targets moving at 3000 km/s, 5000 km/s and 10,000 km/s

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Re: The Fighting Ships of the Terran Republic (2058 Edition)
« Reply #12 on: May 15, 2019, 11:54:16 PM »
The Kepler-class exploration ship is, by any standard, the most advanced vessel ever constructed by the Republic.  It represents the culmination of decades' worth of slow, painstaking research aimed at producing an "invisible" stealth exploration ship.  On paper, it would certainly appear that this effort has been successful.

Compared to the Pathfinder-class ships that it will replace, the Kepler is slow and not quite as long-legged.  However, it does have a tool that Pathfinder captains have, until now, only dreamed of: a fully functional Republic Design Bureau Mk 5000/Ef5 Cloaking Device.  This incredible piece of technology reduces the 5000-ton Kepler's signature cross-section to approximately that of a 750-ton Outrider scout boat.  In essence, the Kepler simply cannot be spotted by most active sensor systems unless it is at nearly point-blank range.

The cloaking device is just one aspect of the Kepler's stealth technology.  Ancient Guardian vessels are known to occasionally mount thermal sensors, and the loud, hot thrusters in current service would surely give the ship's position away regardless of the cloaking device.  Therefore the Kepler utilizes a cool-burning, highly efficient drive thruster.  This system was developed to use new thermal reduction technology which reduces the drive's inherent thermal signature by a further 75%.  As a result, the Kepler's thermal signature is nearly 80% less than that of the Pathfinder.  This means that the Kepler's thermal profile is roughly equivalent to the output of a medium-sized fast attack craft.  When its quiet thruster is combined with the cloaking device, the Kepler is capable of performing a very credible imitation of empty space.  Of course, the ability to stay undetected is meaningless without the ability to see possible threats in the first place.  The Kepler's 500-ton thermal sensor is of the absolute newest type developed from Ancient Guardian wrecks.  Despite being just 2/3 the size of the Pathfinder's old TSS 6 thermal sensor, the new Raytheon TH10 can detect drive signatures at nearly twice the range.  The thermal sensor is supplemented by a backup EM sensor to detect active sensor sweeps.

As an exploration vessel, the Kepler mounts geo-survey and grav-survey equipment.  It also features a small buoy launcher to mark jump points.  Finally, like the Pathfinder before it, the Kepler has a small hangar bay.  An updated version of the Kiowa is being considered as a companion ship for this class.

The Kepler does have some drawbacks.  It is totally unarmed, basically unarmored, and as previously mentioned, it is quite slow.  This is mainly due to the weight of the cloaking device.  Although it has been heavily miniaturized, the cloak still accounts for 20% of the ship's mass.  Therefore, in order to keep the ship's total weight to the lowest possible cloaking size of 5,000 tons, only a single thruster could be used.  During very long deployments this lack of redundancy could, potentially, leave a ship stranded.  Therefore Kepler captains will need to closely monitor their maintenance supplies.  On the other hand, the ship's small size and single thruster further contribute to its low detectability.  The single thruster also provides better fuel efficiency than a dual-thruster arrangement.

The first two Kepler-class exploration ships are under construction at the new Gearheart Shipbuilding yards at Horizon, with an estimated delivery date near the very end of December, 2063.  At least 6-8 of these ships are planned for the first run of production.

Introduced: 2063 (tentative)
Ships in class:  Johannes Kepler, Isaac Newton

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Kepler class Exploration Ship    5 000 tons     131 Crew     1101.65 BP      TCS 15  TH 66  EM 0
2750 km/s     Armour 1-26     Shields 0-0     Sensors 140/14/2/2     Damage Control Rating 4     PPV 0.5
Maint Life 4.72 Years     MSP 654    AFR 42%    IFR 0.6%    1YR 48    5YR 723    Max Repair 200 MSP
Intended Deployment Time: 60 months    Flight Crew Berths 3   
Hangar Deck Capacity 125 tons     Magazine 56   

General Dynamics Exploration 275 EP Internal Fusion Drive (1)    Power 275    Fuel Use 8.41%    Signature 66    Exp 5%
Fuel Capacity 450 000 Litres    Range 192.6 billion km   (810 days at full power)

Raytheon Buoy Launcher II Size 2 Missile Launcher (25% Reduction) (1)    Missile Size 2    Rate of Fire 1000
Terrier Size 2 Buoy (28)  Speed: 0 km/s   End: 0m    Range: 0m km   WH: 0    Size: 2    TH: 0/0/0

Raytheon Thermal Sensor TH10-140 (1)     Sensitivity 140     Detect Sig Strength 1000:  140m km
Raytheon EM Detection Sensor EM1-14 (1)     Sensitivity 14     Detect Sig Strength 1000:  14m km
Improved Gravitational Sensors (1)   2 Survey Points Per Hour
Improved Geological Sensors (1)   2 Survey Points Per Hour
Cloaking Device: Class cross-section reduced to 15% of normal

Missile to hit chances are vs targets moving at 3000 km/s, 5000 km/s and 10,000 km/s

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Re: The Fighting Ships of the Terran Republic (2058 Edition)
« Reply #13 on: June 10, 2019, 07:07:09 PM »
The Crow-class shuttle is the new companion vehicle for the Kepler-class exploration ships.  Compared to the Kiowa-class shuttle, the Crow is faster, has much greater endurance, and it features an array of passive and active sensor systems to assist its mothercraft during exploration.  However, it can only accommodate 22 passengers (compared to 50 for its predecessor), and the complexity of the sensors required the inclusion of a systems engineer as a second crewman.

It should be noted that despite its advanced features the Crow is not the intended replacement vehicle for the Kiowa.  The Crow is specifically optimized for long-range exploration alongside the Kepler-class, a mission that the "blind" Kiowas were not really well suited for.  Meanwhile the remaining Kiowa shuttles will continue to serve as general purpose personnel-haulers until a new type of transport shuttle utilizing Magnetic Confinement Fusion Drives is available.

Introduced:  2063
Ships in class:  16

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Crow class Shuttle    125 tons     2 Crew     39.4 BP      TCS 2.5  TH 4.8  EM 0
8000 km/s     Armour 1-2     Shields 0-0     Sensors 1/1/0/0     Damage Control Rating 0     PPV 0
Maint Life 29.17 Years     MSP 20    AFR 1%    IFR 0%    1YR 0    5YR 1    Max Repair 20 MSP
Intended Deployment Time: 3 months    Spare Berths 22   

General Dynamics 20 EP Internal Fusion Drive (1)    Power 20    Fuel Use 49.5%    Signature 4.8    Exp 10%
Fuel Capacity 10 000 Litres    Range 29.1 billion km   (42 days at full power)

Raytheon Microglass III Active Search Sensor MR1-R10 (1)     GPS 28     Range 1.2m km    Resolution 10
Raytheon Thermal Sensor TH0.1-1 (1)     Sensitivity 1     Detect Sig Strength 1000:  1m km
Raytheon EM Detection Sensor EM0.1-1.4 (1)     Sensitivity 1.4     Detect Sig Strength 1000:  1.4m km

This design is classed as a Fighter for production, combat and maintenance purposes
 

 

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