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Pandora-Class Freighter

design by Derek Stanley

Designed in 1201 the Pandora was the first commercial vessel designed at Hiver Tech. Originally dismissed as, "to expensive to be practical," the Pandora quickly found acceptance among the intelligence operatives of RCES. With it's characteristically "bland exterior" and uncommonly rugged design the Pandora has been utilized with great success on a number of particularly sensitive intelligence gathering operations.

With it's respectable sensor package, electronically masked hull and moderate performance characteristics the Pandora is able to act as a mobile listening post for the Reformation Coalition while still maintaining a respectable profit margin due to the size of it's hold. While it's offensive capabilities are somewhat limited with it's complement of Hokhok missiles and retractable Plasma turret the Pandora begins to live up to it's namesake. Finally, the Pandora's hold has been specially designed to function as either a cargo hold or an adapter for specially designed multi-mission pods displacing up to 50 tons.

The first Pandora was completed in late 1201 and four more were finished by the middle of 1202. Currently, RCES plans to expand it's fleet of Pandora's to ten by the end of 1203.

Pandora-Class Freighter

General Data

Displacement: 215/217 tons Hull Armor: 20
Length: 49.26 meters Volume: 3,010/3,038 m3
Price: 118.3 MCr Target Size: S
Configuration:Airframed Slab Tech Level: 12
Mass (Loaded/Unloaded): 2,268.5 / 2,014.2

Engineering Data

Power Plant: 328 MW Fusion Power Plant, 1 year duration (49.2 m3 fuel)
Jump Performance: 2 (456 m3 fuel)
G-Rating: 2G HEPlaR (125.67 MW/G), Auxiliary High Efficiency CG (21.7 MW)
G-Turns: 40 (J1: 54.5; 69 using all jump fuel), 15.7 m3 fuel each
Maint: 91


Computer: 3xTL-12 Standard computer (0.4 MW)
Commo: Maser (Unlimited; 0.6 MW), Radio (1 hex; 1 MW)
Avionics: Imaging EMS, IGS positioning, 160 km/h NOE
Sensors: AEMS (6 hex; 20 MW), PEMS (3 hex; 0.1 MW),
Controls: No bridge, 8 normal workstations


Offensive: LTM-115-5-1 (15.97 MW; 1 crew)
3 DT socket (No crew)
Defensive: Sand Turret (1 MW; 1 crew)
Master Fire Directors: TL-12 (4 Diff Mods; 10 hex; Msl 10 hex; 3.1 MW; 1 crew)
3 DT socket
NameMCrG-TurnsHits Primary Warhead Secondary WarheadsRangeCommSensorSignatures
x5 Hokhok Missile4.580/81D61/25-79x2 1/18-56010L 0.1P+2/+2/+2/+2/+0


Life Support: Extended (0.37 MW), Gravitic Compensators (9.23 MW)
Grav Compensation: 3 G.
Crew: 10 (2xManeuver, 1xElectronics, 3xEngineer, 3xGunnery, 1xCommand)
Crew Accommodations: 6xSmall Stateroom (0.5 kW)
Passenger Accommodations: 5xSmall Stateroom (0.5 kW)
Cargo: 700 m3 (50 tons), 2 Large Hatches, 2 missiles in magazine
Small Craft and Launch Facilities: 4x0.5-ton AF grapple, 1x2-ton minimal hangar
Air Locks: 2


Total Fuel Tankage: 1,133.2 m3 (80.9 tons).
Fuel scoops (10% of ship surface), fills tanks in 0.94 hours.
Fuel purification machinery (1.8MW), 22.66 hours to refine 1,133.2 m3.
Crew requirements are calculated by using 'Original FFS' crew model.
0.2 MW power surplus
Retractable TL13 Plasma 4mm VFR Gauss Gun.

Damage Tables

Area		Surface Hits	Internal Explosion		System
1		Ant. 1-10	Elec				AEMS-1h		LS-7H
2-3				1-12 Qtrs, 13-14 Elec, 15-20 Fuel	AG-1H			MD-1H
4-5		AL 1		1-13 Qtrs, 14-15 Socket, 16-20 Fuel	AL-2x1h		MFD-1H
6-9		CH 1-4, EMMR 5-6	1-12 Hold, 13-20 Fuel		ELS-3H		PEMS-1h
10-11				1-6 Turrets, 7-20 Fuel		EMM-1H		PEMS Ant-1h
12-15		CH 1-4, EMMR 5-6	1-12 Hold, 13-20 Fuel		EMM Rad-3h	PP-8H
16-19				1-8 Eng, 9-20 Fuel			FPP-3H		SSR-11x2h
20				Eng				FT-13H		

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