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Starburst for Extreme Heroism Class Light Cruiser

design by John Macpherson

The Starburst for Extreme Heroism Cruiser is the standard Imperial light cruiser. It is used for a variety of tasks, from escort duty, piracy supression, to strikes against lightly defended planetary systems. The ship is named for recipients of the Starburst for Extreme Heroism, the highest military honor the Imperium grants. The ship is also known as the SEH or Starburst.

Starburst for Extreme Heroism Class Light Cruiser

General Data

Displacement: 25,000 tons Hull Armor: 650
Length: 262 meters Volume: 350,000 m3
Price: 19,524.27 MCr Target Size: L
Configuration: Needle SL Tech Level: 15
Mass : 377,700 tonnes

Engineering Data

Power Plant: 90,750 MW Fusion Power Plant (300 MW/Hit), 1 year duration
Jump Performance: 3
Jump Fuel: 70,000 m3
G-Rating: 6 (12,500 MW/G), Contra-Grav lifters (2500 MW)
G-Turns: 55 (96 using jump fuel), 1562.5 m^3 of fuel each
Maint: 7,813


Computer: 4xTL-15 Mod Fb Computer (1.1 MW ea.)
Commo: 1000AU radio (inf., 20MW), 3x1000AU Maser (inf., 0.6 MW ea.)
Avionics: TL-8+ Avionics
Sensors: 2xPEMS 240,000km folding array (8 hexes, .3 MW ea.)
2xAEMS 480,000km (DF capable; 16 hexes; 25 MW)
4x300,000km Ladar (10 hexes, .6 MW ea.)
ECM/ECCM: 480,000km EMS Jammer (16 hexes; 50 MW), EMM (350 MW)
10xDecoy Launcher (ea. w/100 AEMS decoys; 100 PEMS decoys 50 Ladar decoys)
Controls: Bridge w/ 188xBridge Workstation, 2xFC Center ea. w/10 MFD stations, plus 657 other workstations


Offensive TL-15 25,000Mj Spinal Meson Gun (ROF100; 6,944 MW;131 crew)
2x50-ton Missile Bay (50 ready missiles ea.; 10 Crew ea.)
60xTL-15 150 Mj Laser Turret (ROF 100; 42 MW ea.; 1 crew ea.)
Defensive:1,055MW TL-15 Meson Screen Generator
(PV=1500; 1,055MW; 32 Crew)
30xDamper Turret (4 MW ea.; 1 Crew ea.)
60xSandcaster Turret (TL-15; 2D10x5 per hit; 50 Cans 1MW ea.; 1 Crew ea.)
Master Fire Directors: 20xTL-15 Missile/Beam MFD (6 Dms; Msl 10 hexes;
10 hexes; 1.71 MW ea.; 1 Crew ea.), 7xTL-15 Beam MFDs (6 Dms; No Msl; 10 hexes; 1.56 MW ea.; 1 Crew ea.)

25,000 Meson Gun10:79120:42340:20880:103
150 Mj Laser Turret10:1/10-3020:1/10-3040:1/10-3080:1/10-30


Life Support: Extended (70 MW)
Grav Compensation: 6Gs (1750 MW)
Crew: 1,262: 465xEngineering, 3xElectronics, 2xManeuvering, 391xGunnery, 156xMaintenance, 9xFlight Crew, 176xCommand, 26xSteward, 10xMedical, 24xShip's Troops
Crew Accommodations: 178xSmall Stateroom (single-occupancy); 542xSmall Stateroom (double-occupancy);
Passenger Accomadation: None
Other Facilities: 2xElectronics Shop (.6 MW ea.), 2xMachine Shop (1MW ea.), 5xSickbay (.8MW ea.)
Cargo: 1506 m3 and 300 missiles.
Small Craft and Launch Facilities: 2xDocking Ring and 1xMinimal Hangar for 3x50-ton Modular Cutter
Air Locks: 250


Fuel purification machinery (199 MW), 24 hours to refine all fuel. Price does not include missiles or cutters.
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