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Ramrod Class Missile Boat

design by Idiot/Savant

"A mainstay of various home-defence fleets throughout Solomani space and Imperial frontier regions, these cheap, mass-produced, single-purpose craft are often carried into combat by larger vessels."
-- Assignment: Vigilante

As this is a Solomani design, the crew-quarters are rather cramped. Only the captain and the XO have individual small staterooms, the rest of the officers sharing staterooms and the crew sleeping in bunks.

Due to its relatively poor passive sensors, the Ramrod is best used in combination with sensor drones. The ~9.5 DspT cargo bay is sufficient to carry up to four standard TL-12 active/passive drones. Alternatively, one or more of the drones may be replaced with an area-jamming drone. In the event that drones are carried, they are operated by the MFD crew.

Ramrods encountered in the New Era have often been extensively modified, replacing some or all of their missile barbettes with lasers to reduce their logistics load. Ship's troops are also commonly embarked, either hot bunking or using converted cargo space.

Ramrod Class Missile Boat

General Data

Displacement: 1000 tons Hull Armor: 175
Length: 75 meters Volume: 14,000 m3
Price: 560.163 MCr Target Size: M
Configuration: Wedge SL Tech Level: 13
Mass (Loaded/Unloaded): 15336.29 / 13970.67

Engineering Data

Power Plant: 2820 MW Fusion Power Plant (100.7 MW/hit), 1 year duration (3.77 MW power surplus)
Jump Performance: None
Jump Fuel: 0 m3
G-Rating: 5 (500 MW/G), Contra-Grav lifters (100 MW)
G-Turns: 117 : 62.5 m^3 of fuel each
Maint: 323


Computer: 3 * TL-13 Model Fb Computers (0.9 MW each)
Commo: 2 * 1000 AU Maser (0.6 MW each), 300000 km radio (10 hexes; 100 MW)
2 * 1000 AU Laser (0.3 MW each).
Avionics: TL 10+
Sensors: Passive EMS fixed array 120000 km (4 hexes; 0.15 MW)
Active EMS 300000 km (10 hexes; 27.5 MW)
2 * LADAR (10 hexes; 2.5 MW each)
ECM/ECCM: Active EMS Jammer (10 hexes; 55 MW) EM Masking (14 MW)
Controls: Bridge with 17 workstations; 28 other workstations.


Offensive 10 * Missile Barbette (5 ready missiles each; 0.15 MW each; 1 crew each; loc 6,7,8,9,10,10 - arcs: 1,2,3; 16,17,18,19 - arcs: all).
Total 50 ready Missiles plus 100 in cargo.
Defensive: None
Master Fire Directors: 5 * TL-12 Beam/missile MFD
(4 Diff Mod; Msl 10 hexes; 10 hexes; 3.25 MW each; 1 crew each)


Life Support: Extended (2.8 MW)
Grav Compensation: 4G (70 MW)
Crew: 60: 28 Engineers, 3 Electronics, 1 Maneuver, 15 Gunnery, 2 Maintenance, 8 Command, 2 Stewards, 1 Medical.
Crew Accommodations: 5 * small stateroom; 51 * bunk.
Passenger Accomadation: None
Other Facilities: Sick Bay
Cargo: 134 m3 3 Large cargo Hatches, also there are 100 missiles stored in the cargo bay.
Small Craft and Launch Facilities: None
Air Locks: 10


Fuel Purification machinery (7.6 MW); 30 hours to refine 7594.5 m^3.

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