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S*kfani-Class Medium Fighter

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In concept designed to be a midpoint between the anti-fighter Light Fighters and the ship harrassing Space Superiority Heavy Fighters, the S*kfani class Medium Fighter is one of the prime space fighters of the Federation Navy, used exclusively by the Ithklur. 2 Ithklur crew the S*kfani (named for an honored Ithklur who died a captive of the K'kree in the Hiver-K'kree War (-2029 to -2013 Imperial)), one as pilot/laser gunner and the other as SIO (Sensors Intercept Officer). The pilot maneuvers the fighter and fires the laser and the SIO handles the electronics, communications, MFD, and missle control.

The S*kfani is the name the Ithklur have given the class, the Hiver designation translated as "FN-IMF-S2 Mk V" or Federation Navy-Ithklur Medium Fighter-Model S 2, Mark V. Each Ithklur pair typically name their Fighter ("Bob" being a very common name) and come to consider it of possessing a Chalor, or true self, as soon if it begins to exhibitting any individual characteristics. Also, each pilot will affix a snowglobe or *sharis next to his control station, though fuzzy dice are popular among pilots, as well. As with all Ithklur military hardware, each fighter is decorated and displayed w/ its history and stories and diagrams of important engagements and manuevers. In wartime, missles have their warheads darkened.

5 standard missles are held in unstreamlined grapples on the S*kfani. To skim fuel, SOP calls for the missles to be released, as it hazardous to perform gas giant refueling in an unstreamlined configuration. The missles are held by MFD for further use in combat. Should the situation warrant the remounting of them, the assitance of an Ithklur crewman going EVA is required. When on board Carrier (particularly the LC-IIIa), the fighters are fueled and stored as such, pre-launch.

Power requirements necessitate the shutdown of the CG Lifters to allow full combat performance. For gas giant refueling or landing operations, the laser lance must be shut down, as well as either the MFD or the maser comm (depending on the situation).

S*fkani Medium Fighter

General Data

Displacement: 17/20 tons Hull Armor: 60
Length: 15.38 meters Volume: 238/273 m3
Price: 42.1MCr Target Size: VS
Configuration: SL Cylinder Tech Level: 14
Mass (Loaded/Unloaded): 306.9 / 299.9 with external systems, 271.9 / 264.9 without external systems

Engineering Data

Power Plant: 111 MW Fusion Power Plant, 1 month duration (0.9213 m3 fuel)
Jump Performance: None
Jump Fuel: 0 m3
G-Rating: 6G HEPlaR (15.35 MW/G), High Efficiency CG Lifters(1.95 MW)
G-Turns: 52, 1.9 m3 fuel each
Maint: 8


Computer: 2xTL-14 Standard computer (0.5 MW)
Commo: Maser (Unlimited; 0.6 MW)
Avionics: Imaging EMS, IGS positioning, 180 km/h NOE
Sensors: AEMS (8 hex; 13 MW), PEMS (2 hex; 0.04 MW)
ECM/ECCM: EM Masking (0.238 MW)
Controls: No bridge, 2 normal workstations


Offensive 350Mj Non Grav Focused Xray Laser Lance (1.458 MW; No crew)
Defensive: None
Master Fire Directors: TL-14 (5 Diff Mods; 10 hex; Msl 10 hex; 1.77 MW; 1 crew)

Name Short Medium Long Extreme
350 Laser Lance 10:1/15-47 20:1/9-27 40:1/4-14 80:1/2-7


Life Support: Extended (0.0028 MW)
Grav Compensation: 5Gs (0.07 MW)
Crew: 2 (1xPilot, 1xSensors Intercept Officer)
Crew Accommodations: Cockpit
Passenger Accomadation: None
Other Facilities: None
Cargo: 0.1 m3 1 Small Hatch
Small Craft and Launch Facilities: 5x0.5-ton USL grapple
Air Locks: 1


Total Fuel Tankage: 100.718 m3 (7.3 tons)
Fuel scoops (11% of ship surface), fills tanks in .96 hours
1.4 MW power shortfall

Power shortfall must be compensated by shutdown of CG lifters or the Laser Lance and either the maser comm or MFD.

Damage Tables

Area	Surface Hits		Internal Explosion		Systems	
1				LT			AEMS-1h	LS-1H
2-3	1-4:Ant			Elec			AG-1h
4-5	1-4:Ant			1-7:LT,8-20:Elec	AL-1x1h	MD-1h
6-7	1-2:Hatch,3:Ant		1-12:Elec,13-20:Hold	LS-1H	MFD-3h
8-9				Hold			EMM-1h
10	Hatch			Qtrs			EMM Rad-0h
11	Craft			Hold				PEMS-1h
12-13	1-2:AL			Hold			FT-1H	PEMS Ant-1h
14-15	1-9:Craft		1-3:Eng,4-20:Hold	HULL-1H	PP-1H
16-17	1-2:Emm Rad,3-11:Craft  1-10:Hold,11-20:Eng	JD-1h
18-19				1-10:Eng,11-20:Hold		LX-1H
20				Eng

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