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Imperiallines Jump-6 Frontier Transport

design by Unknown

The following is my conversion of the Frontier Transport, presented in the World Tamer's Handbook, into the Jump-6 version used in the Rebellion Sourcebook adventure, "Nail Mission," or at least some facsimile thereof, in TNE stats. The basic purpose of the top-secret J-6 transport was missions of utmost importance to the Imperium. J-6 transports were used to carry the news of the Rebellion, for instance, across the galaxy to the edges of the Imperium as fast as possible. Several of these ships survive today in the service of the Regency Navy.

Imperiallines J-6 Frontier Transport

General Data

Displacement: 2000 tons Hull Armor: 28
Length: 90 meters Volume: 28,000 m3
Price: 981.479 MCr Target Size: M
Configuration: Wedge SL Tech Level: 15
Mass (Loaded/Unloaded): 13,320/8313

Engineering Data

Power Plant: 2470 MW Fusion Power Plant (274 MW/hit), 1 year duration
Jump Performance: 6
Jump Fuel:9800 m3
G-Rating: 2G (1000 MW/G), Contra-Grav Lifters (600 MW)
G-Turns: 48 (87.2 using jump fuel), 250 m3 each
Maint: 135


Computer: 3 x TL-15 Mod Std Computers (0.55 MW each)
Commo: 300,000km radio (10 hexes; 10 MW), 1000AU maserx2 (infinite; 0.6 MW) (only one powered)
Avionics: TL-10+ Flight Avionics
Sensors: Passive EMS Folding Array 180,000km (6 hexes; 0.2 MW) Active EMS 240,000km (8 hexes; 13 MW)
ECM/ECCM: EM Masking (28 MW)
Controls: 13 x workstation


Offensive 10 turret hardpoints socket fitted (Loc: 2, 3, 4, 5, 10,10; Arcs: 1-3; Loc: 16, 17, 18, 19; Arcs: All; 4.2 MW ea., 0-1 crew ea.)
Defensive: None
Master Fire Directors: 2xBeam MFD (6 Diff. Mods; 10 hexes; 3.12 MW ea.)

Short Medium Long Extreme 150-Mj Laser Turret 10:1/10-31 20:1/10-31 40:1/10-31 80:1/10-31

150-Mj Laser Turret10:1/10-3120:1/10-31 40:1/10-31 80:1/10-31


Life Support: Extended (5.6 MW)
Grav Compensation: 6G (150 MW)
Crew: 44 (17xEngineering, 1xElectronics, 2xManeuver, 12xGunnery, 3xMaintenance, 3xSmall Craft Flight Crew, 6xCommand, 1xSteward).
Crew Accommodations: 10xSmall Stateroom (single/double-occupancy; 0.0005 MW ea.), 21xLarge Stateroom (single/double-occupancy; 0.001 MW ea.)
Passenger Accomadation: None
Other Facilities: None
Cargo: 1771.6 m3 5 Large Cargo Hatches
Small Craft and Launch Facilities: 1x95-ton shuttle with internal hangar (minimal) and launch port
Air Locks: 20


The Frontier Transport was originally built as a multi-purpose cargo vessel used for trade in undeveloped areas. The design was a proprietary design belonging to Imperiallines, that primarily served worlds situated off the main trade routes.

This variant of the Frontier Transport was built for exclusive use by Imperial officials in the days of the Third Imperium. Equipped for Jump-6, the ship was used to carry equipment, personnel and information over great distances in a short period of time. Many Regency governments maintain secret use of these ships and contain them in clandestine orbital facilities.

Some ships dispense with some or all of the 10 gunners, as the turrets can be controlled from the two MFDs, which also allows one of the command crew to be dispensed with. This allows the required complement to be reduced to as low as 33, although without crew, the turrets cannot be fired under local control if something happens to the MFDs.

Fuel scoops. Fuel purification machinery (19.75 MW), 24 hours to refine 21,800 m3(1557.4 tons).

Damage Tables

Area (1D20)  Surface Hits   Internal Explosion              Systems 
1            Ant            1-6: Elec, 7-20: Hold           JD-40H  EMM-3H
2            1-13: Ant      1: LT, 2-12: Qtrs, 13-20: Hold  PP-9H   
3            1-3: AL        1: LT, 2-12: Qtrs, 13-20: Hold  CG-4H   
4-5          1-2: Ant       1: LT, 2-20: Hold               ELS-4H  
6-7          1-10: CH       Hold                            LT-1H   
8-9          1-5: EMMR      Hold                            LSR-1H  
10                          1-3: LT, 4-20: Hold             LS-9H   
11-15                       Hold                            AG-6H   
16           1-12: LP,      1: LT, 2-20: Hold               MFD-(2h)        
             13-14: CH                                       PEMS Ant-(2h)
17           1-14: CH       1: LT, 2-11: Eng, 12-20: Hold   MD-2H   
18                          1: LT, 2-14: Eng, 15-20: Hold   FPP-16H 
19                          1: LT, 2-13: Eng, 14-20: Hold   SSR-(2h)       
20                          Eng                             Hangar-27H
                                                            All others-(1h)

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