Thunderer class battleship

Thunderer class battleship


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The Thunderer class battleship was designed and built as a result of dissatisfaction with the Clan class battleships. In particular the limitations imposed by a gravitic maneuver drive, and the limited armour protection. The solution to both was to replace the gravitic drive with a fusion rocket. This allowed the power plant to reduced in size, thus giving more room for armour and higher accelerations.


CraftID: Battleship, Type BB, TL9, Cr24,655,679,372
Hull: 48600/121500, Disp=54,000, Config=4SL, Armour=52D,
Unloaded=869,982.9051 tons, Loaded=907,140.9139 tons
Power 1: 4520/6027, Fusion=271,200Mw, Duration=42/126
Power 2: Fusion (from Loco, see following)=67,743Mw
Loco: 1737/2316, FusionRkt=3.73/3,387,150Tt, Duration=42/126,
1458/1944, Jump=1, NOE=130kph,
Cruise=750 kph, Top=1,000 kph, Agility=0
Commo: Radio=System x3, Maser=System x3
Sensors: Radio Jammer=System x3, Radar=FarOrbit x3,
AW Radar=Planetary x3, Radar Jammer=FarOrbit x3, EM Mask,
Radar Direction Finder x3, Radio Direction Finder x3,
Ladar=FarOrbit x3, Laser Sensor x3, Passive IR Sensor x3,
Light Amplification x3, Advanced Active IR Sensor x3,
Advanced Image Enhancement x3, Environment Sensor x3,
Magnetic Sensor x3, Radiation Sensor x3
ActObjScan=Rout, ActObjPin=Rout, PasEngScan=Diff
Off: Missile=x74,  ParticleAcc=B60,  BeamLaser=xx5
  Batt   FR               16                L
  Bear   CL               15                G
Def: DefDM=+2
Sandcaster=xx4
    Batt     L
    Bear     G
Control: Computer=3fib x18, Panel=computer link x4290,
Special=headsUp display x4252, Environ=basic env, basic ls,
extend ls
Accom: Crew=540, (Bridge=25, Engineer=166, Maintenance=11, Gunnery=79,
Flight=36, Troops=127, Command=74, Steward=18,
Medical=4), Small Staterooms=311, Low Berths=60
SubCraft=15 ton Thunderbolt F2-B class fighter x3
20 ton Glen class launch x10
Magazines=4 100 ton magazines (77 battery-rounds)
Other: Cargo=6,703.1 kliters, Fuel=370,029.6 kliters
Fuel Purification Plant (purifies total tankage in 18hrs),
ObjSize=Large, Fuel Scoops (fills tanks in 3 hours),
EmLevel=Moderate,
Battery Round=1050 missiles,
Electronic Circuit Protection
Comments: Sufficient fuel for 2xJump-1
Spinal ParticleAccel-Bx1,
100-ton Bay Missile-7x15,
100-ton Bay ParticleAccel-6x6,
Triple Turret Missile (300/3),
Dual Turret BLaser (200/2),
Triple Turret Sandcaster (120/3)
Construction Time=194 weeks single, 155 weeks multiple
Notes: Computing requirements require 6 active computers
networked together.
Thunderer class battleship