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Grand Crusader Scout

design by Jon Goff

The Grand Crusader Class vessel was designed using a scavenged power plant and jump drive from some old lab ships that were attached to the local Scout Base. They had been attached at the time of the Second Survey to do Stellar Studies on the stars of the Glimmerdrift Reaches. There were 10 of them that have been found. Five went to Grand Crusader class vessels, and the other five went to the currently unamed upgrade to the Grand Crusader. The Grand Crusader is fully streamlined, and is modular, as it features a small 10 ton pod. As these pods are rare, the space is usually left as cargo.

Grand Crusader Class Scout

General Data

Displacement: 170 tons Hull Armor: 20
Length: 48.3 meters Volume: 2380 m3
Price: 117.665 MCr Target Size: S
Configuration: AF Needle Tech Level: 10/15
Mass (Loaded/Unloaded): 2112.11872 / 1891.56857

Engineering Data

Power Plant: 265.2 MW Fusion Power Plant (265.2 MW/hit), 1 year duration (26.52 m3)
Jump Performance: 6
Jump Fuel: 840 m3
G-Rating: 2G HEPlaR (85 MW/G)
G-Turns: 24 (103 using jump fuel), 10.625 m3 each
Maint: 71


Computer: 3xTL-10 Standard computer (.3 MW each)
Commo: 1xLaser (Unlimited; 0.3 MW), 1xRadio (1 hex; 1 MW)
Avionics: Imaging EMS, IGS positioning, 140 km/h NOE
Sensors: PEMS (3 hex; 0.2 MW), Ladar (1 hex; .5 MW)
ECM/ECCM: EM Masking (2.38 MW)
Controls: Flight deck with 5 bridge workstations, 3 normal Engineering workstations.


Offensive 2x TL-10 60 Mj Laser Turetts (Loc: 6,7; Arcs: All MW:17 each -2 Diff Modss; Unmanned; Powered to -2 DM)
Defensive:1xSand Turret (1d10x5; 20 Cann; 1 MW; Unmanned)
Master Fire Directors: 1xTL-10 (2 Diff Mods; 2 hex; Msl Unlimited hex; 6.548 MW; 1 crew)

60-Mj Laser Turret2:1/6-19 4:1/6-198:1/3-9 16:1/2-5


Life Support: Extended (.476 MW)
Grav Compensation: ?Gs (11.9 MW)
Crew: 8 (2xManeuver, 1xElectronics, 3xEngineer, 1xGunnery, 1xCommand)
Crew Accommodations: 1xSmall Stateroom (0.5 kW; Double-Occupancy), 6xBunks (Single Occupancy)
Passenger Accomadation: None
Other Facilities: 1xElectronics Shop (0.6 MW), 1xMachine Shop (1 MW)
Cargo: 140 m3 1 Large Cargo Hatch, if not carrying pod
Small Craft and Launch Facilities: None
Air Locks: 2


Total Fuel Tankage: 112.145 m3 (80.2 tons).
Fuel scoops (15% of ship surface), fills tanks in 1 hour
Fuel purification machinery (1.66 MW), 32.5 hours to refine 1122.145 m3.
1 Engineer can double as the Sandcaster gunner, but that deprives the vessel of damage control parties.
Bridge workstations armored to AV200, Engineering Workstations and all TL-15 equipment armored to AV20.

Damage Tables

Surface Hits                    Internal Explosion
1       1-10: Ant               Elec
2-5                             Hold
6-7     1-2: EMM                1-5:Qtrs, 6-12:LT, 13-20:Hold
8-9                             1-8:Pod*, 9-14:Eng, 15-20:Hold
10      1-4: Ant                1: Elec, 2-8:Sand, 9-20 Hold
11      1-6: CH                 1-8: Pod*, 9-20: Eng
12      1-2: EMM, 3: AL         1-11:Hold, 12-20: Qtrs
13      1-2: EMM, 3: AL         1-12:Hold, 13-20: Qtrs
14-15                           1-8: Pod*, 9-14: Eng, 15-20: Hold
16-17                           Hold
18                              1-7: Eng, 8-20 Hold
19                              1-8: Eng, 9-20 Hold
20                              Eng

FPP-3H       MD-3h       AG-1H       MFD-1H          PEMS-1h
AL-1h        ELS-3H      JD-4H       LS-5H           PP-1H
EMM-1H       CG-1H       SSR-2h      EMM Rad-2h      LT-1H 
Mach-1H      Elec-1H     Sand-1H    

*If no pod, roll as a Hold hit.

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