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Fusilier-Class Destroyer

design by Antti Lahtinen


From Path of Tears:
These ships are being built to satisfy the demands of the pro-consolidation forces of the Assembly, as part of the compromise package that involved the adoption of a vigorous coreward expansioin strategy witnin a confined area of operations. They are optimized for military actions as part of a fleet, and have no provisions for independent expeditionary usage. They will form the nucleus of an RC Navy that will be used in a traditional manner, to protect Coalition interests, worlds and trader, and will not be farme dotu piecemeal on various armed expeditions ino the Wilds. The destroyers' structures are based around the spines of the Aurora class, but have streamlined, no-modular hulls.



Fusilier-Class Destroyer

General Data

Displacement: 6250 tons Hull Armor: 500
Length: 165.24 meters Volume: 87,500
Price: 5,211 MCr Target Size: M
Configuration: Needle SL Tech Level: 12
Mass (Loaded/Unloaded):158596.8 / 155671.1


Engineering Data

Power Plant: 23.29 GW Fusion Power Plant, 1 year duration (3493.5 m3)
Jump Performance: 2
G-Rating: 2G Heplar (7,919 MW/G), 1G High Efficency Contra Grav. (1,131 MW/G)
G-Turns: 40
Maint: 3220

Electronics

Computer: 3x TL 12 Fib Computers (0.8MW)
Commo: 2xMaser (Unlimited; 0.6 MW), 2xRadio (10 hex; 10 MW)
Avionics: TL-10+ Avionics, Imaging EMS, IGS positioning, 160 km/h NOE.
Sensors: AEMS (16 hex; 50 MW), PEMS Folding array (7 hex; 0.3 MW)
ECM/ECCM: EMS Jammer (16 hex;100 MW), EM Masking (87.5 MW)
Controls: Bridge with 29 bridge workstations, 7 normal workstations

Armament

Offensive
PX-10-10-1 Spinal particle accelerator (1388.889 MW; 11 crew)
10 x 144Mj Remote laser turret (40 MW; No crew).
5xMissile Barbette (0.15 MW; 1 crew) 25 ready missiles, 25 in storage.
10 GJ Spinal PAWS10:50020:50040:50080:500
144 MJ Laser Turret4:1/10-308:1/10-3016:1/6-2032:1/3-10
Definsive: 10xSandcaster Turret (1 MW; 1 crew)
Master Fire Directors:8xTL-12 (4 Diff Mods; 10 hex; Msl 10 hex; 3.25 MW; 1 crew)

Accommodations

Life Support: Extended. (6.9556 MW), Gravitic Compensators (173.89 MW)
Grav Compensation: 3 G
Crew: 109 (2xManeuver, 4xElectronics, 7xEngineer, 36xGunnery, 1xMedic, 39xMaintenance, xFlight, 1xSteward, 5xCommand)
Crew Accommodations 62xSmall Stateroom (0.5 kW)
Passenger Accomadation: 1 Middle Stateroom.
Cargo: 910m3, 2 Large Hatches.
Small Craft and Launch Facilities:2x30 ton hangers.
Air Locks: 62

Notes

Total Fuel Tankage: 48279.75 m3 (3448.6 tons). Fuel scoops (6.2% of ship surface), fills tanks in 2.22 hours Fuel purification machinery (12.6MW), 137.94 hours to refine 48279.75 m3. Mass and price includes two 30-ton Ship's Boats.

The BR data shows that the Fusilier should have fixed 8-hex PEMS system. This appears to be an error, since the maximum non-folding PEMS antenna for this hull size is the 40-meter 5-hex model. Even with the 7- hex PEMS, the remaining surface are is only 26.8 m2. The 8-hex antenna has 400 m diameter, and requires very much surface area.


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