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Mosquito Light Escort

design by Idiot/Savant

As presented, this was a J4 G4 1000 DspT escort, armed with 6 missile and 4 sand turrets, and with 104 DspT of cargo space. The converted version maintains the original socket layout, but substitutes 4 300 Mj laser barbettes for some of the missiles. Cargo space is reduced to 82 DspT, providing minimal hanger space for one craft, or alternatively docking ring space for two. A minimal hanger is also provided for a 40 DspT utility vehicle, usually a pinnace.

Possible modifications: put the Pinnace in a docking ring, rather than a hanger - but does this allow other craft to be carried?

Mosquito Class Light Escort

General Data

Displacement: 1000 tons Hull Armor: 42
Length: 90 meters Volume: 14,000 m3
Price: 718.472 MCr Target Size: M
Configuration:SL Needle Tech Level: 15
Mass (Loaded/Unloaded): 8243.78 / 6347.15

Engineering Data

Power Plant: 2430 MW Fusion Power Plant, 1 year duration (243 m3 fuel)
Jump Performance: 4
Jump Fuel: 3500 m3
G-Rating: 4G HEPlaR (500 MW/G), Auxiliary 1G High Efficiency Grav (100 MW/G)
G-Turns: 47 (103 using all jump fuel), 62.5 m3 fuel each
Maint: 277


Computer: 3xTL-15 Fibre-optic computer (1.1 MW)
Commo: 2xMaser (Unlimited; 0.6 MW), Radio (10 hex; 10 MW), Laser (Unlimited; 0.3 MW)
Avionics: Imaging EMS, IGS positioning, 190 km/h NOE
Sensors: AEMS w/ DF capability (16 hex; 25 MW), PEMS Folding (8 hex; 0.3 MW), 4xLadar (10 hex; 0.6 MW), Densitometer.
ECM/ECCM: EMS Jammer (16 hex;50 MW), EM Masking (14 MW)
Controls: Bridge with 14 bridge workstations, 16 normal workstations


Offensive 4xTL-14 300 Mj Laser Barbette (25.2 MW; Overpowered to -1 DiffMod; 1 crew), 2xMissile Barbette (5 ready missiles each; 0.15 MW; 1 crew), total 10 ready missiles plus 40 in cargo.
Defensive:4xSand Turret (TL-15, 2D10x5 Reduc/hit; 50 Cann ea; 1 MW; 1 crew)
Master Fire Directors: Fire Directors: 4xTL-15 Beam/Msl (6 Diff Mods; 10 hex; 0.81 MW; 1 crew), 8xTL-12 (4 Diff Mods; 10 hex; Msl 10 hex; 3.25 MW; 1 crew)


Life Support: Extended (14 MW)
Grav Compensation: 6Gs (70 MW)
Crew: 45 (2xManeuver, 2xElectronics, 16xEngineer, 14xGunnery, 1xMaintenance, 3xFlight, 1xSteward, 6xCommand)
Crew Accommodations: 25xSmall Stateroom (0.5 kW); 1xLarge Stateroom (1 kW).
Passenger Accomadation: 3xSmall Stateroom (0.5 kW)
Other Facilities: Electronics Shop (0.6 MW), Machine Shop (1 MW)
Cargo: 1149 m3 4 Large Cargo Hatches. 40 Missiles in Magazine
Small Craft and Launch Facilities: 40-ton minimal hangar; cargo bay has launch port suitable for 40-ton small craft.
Air Locks: 10


Total Fuel Tankage: 6437.5 m3 (459.82 tons) Fuel scoops (10% of ship surface), fills tanks in 1.15 hours Fuel purification machinery (9 MW), 21.46 hours to refine 6437.5 m3.
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