Howard class frigate

Howard class frigate


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The Howard class frigate demonstrates the only real difference between present frigate and destroyer designs, the frigates carry smaller maneuver drives, meaning that they have less acceleration than a destroyer, but have room for a larger power plant allowing more energy weapons to be utilised.


CraftID: Frigate, Type FF, TL13, Cr1,435,568,504
Hull: 2700/6750, Disp=3,000, Config=2SL, Armour=40F,
Unloaded=35,751.191 tons, Loaded=39,544.307 tons
Power: 308/615, Fusion=41,490Mw, Duration=30/90
Loco: 216/432, Maneuver=3, 108/216, Jump=3, NOE=170kph,
Cruise=750 kph, Top=1,000 kph, Agility=1
Commo: Radio=System x2, Maser Communicator=System x2
Sensors: PassiveEMS=Interstellar, ActiveEMS=FarOrbit,
Densitometer=HighPen/100m, Neutrino=100kw,
ActObjScan=Rout, ActObjPin=Rout, PasObjScan=Diff,
PasObjPin=Diff, PasEngScan=Rout, PasEngPin=Diff
Off: ParticleAccel=040, Missile=x04, BeamLaser=xx5
  Batt         1             3              3
  Bear         1             3              3
Def: DefDM=+8
Sandcaster=xx5
    Batt     4
    Bear     4
Control: Computer=7fib x3, Panel=holographic link x613,
Special=headsUp holodisplay x13, Environ=basic env,basic ls,
extend ls, grav plates, inertial compensators
Accom: Crew=32, (Bridge=5, Engineer=8, Gunnery=11,
Flight=3, Command=4, Medical=1), Staterooms=6,
Small Staterooms=25, Low Berths=4
Subcraft=20 ton Gannet class launch x1
Other: Cargo=2,017.2 kliters, Fuel=24,696.0 kliters
No Fuel Purification Plant
ObjSize=Large, Fuel Scoops (fills tanks in 4 hours),
EmLevel=Moderate,
Battery Round=18 missiles,
Comments: 50-ton Bay Particle Accelerator-4x1,
Triple Turret Missile (18/3),
Triple Turret Beam Laser (18/3),
Triple Turret Sandcaster (24/3)
Construction Time=132 weeks single, 106 weeks multiple
Howard class frigate