While working on the deckplans, I made the middle deck wider and upper deck longer. These changes are not shown in the above picture. when I get time I'll redo the picture.
The Auroro Aglo class Support Cruiser was first built for the RaTanie Defense Forces (RDF) by Starkin Shipyards. The RDF needed a ship capable of transporting and supporting a full company of troops. Despite the Auroro Aglo’s cost, it was selected by the RDF because of its depth of systems and facilitates. At first the Auroro Aglo class were all built with a Meson Gun, but with time the RDF requested a second version built, with the Meson Gun omitted. Eventually a total 209 Auroro Aglos were built for the RDF, 143 Meson Gun ship and 66 others. After the production of ships for the RDF ceased, Starkin Shipyards still continued building the Auroro Aglo class for other planetary governments and private parties. In this fashion Starkin Shipyards produced 42 more ships, with about half of them being the fully stripped-down version. Today only two Auroro Aglos are in service with the RDF, however, many other Auroro Aglo Cruisers can be found around in use by independent mercenary companies and lower tech planetary navies.
ROF Very Short Short Medium Long Extream ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1,000Mj Meson Gun 10 5: 40 10: 20 20: 10 40: 5 251Mj Laser 10 10: 1/13-40 20: 1/11-33 40: 1/5-17 80: 1/3-8
Area Surface Hits Internal Damage Systems (1D20) 1 1-8: Elec, 9-20: Meson Gun JD-10H MD-10H 2-3 1-7: Ant 1-10: Elec, 11-19: Qrts, PP-21H AG-2H 20: ST FPP-6H AL-6x1h 4-5 1-4: Meson Gun, 5-20: Hold FT-24H HULL-7H 6-7 1-7: Ant Qrts LS-15H ELS-8H 8-9 Hold AEMS-4x2h MFD-7x1H 10 1-2: EMM 1-8: Elec, 9-16: Qrts, PEMS-2x1h PEMS Ant-2x1h 15-18: LT, 19-20: MT EMM-1H EMM Rad-11h 11 1: AL, 2-5 Hatch 1-4: LT, 5-6: Fuel, MS-1H ND-2H 7-20: Hold LSR-10x1H SSR-40x2h 12-13 1-2: Screens 1-15: Qrts, 16-18: MS, MT-1x1H LT-6x1H 19: ND, 20 Fuel ST-4x1H All Others-1h 14-15 1-8: Launch Port Fuel 16-17 1-3: EMM 1: ST, 2-11: Eng, 12-20: Fuel 18-19 1-10: Eng, 11-20: Fuel 20 1: AL, 2-3: EMM 1-4: LT, 5-20: Eng
Auroro Aglo (Dawn Eagle) class Support Cruiser (Type SC) SSDS Tons: 900dt (Airframe) Volume: 12,600 m^3 Cost: 951.3/885.7MCr* Crew: 50 Troops: 50 Low: 0 Cargo: 101.5/148.6* Controls: Mil (Bridge, CnC) TL: 12 8 Size 3 Jump Drive (90dt/Pc Fuel, only carries fuel for 2 Pc) 3 Maneuver (Thrusters, 675Mw) 1x 1,000Mj Meson Gun (+4) 2/2-1-0-0 2.67 Power Plant (1,200Mw) 3x 251Mj Laser (+4) 1/4-2-0-0 183.2 Fuel (S 73.3, R 50) 1x Missile Barbette (+4) 5/4 3 Meson Screen (10Mw) 4x Sandcasters (30 Cans) 2x 4dt Spacious Garage 2 Nuclear Damper 3x 4dt Minimal Garage A10 P4 J10 Sensors (EMM) 20 Armor, 17 Structure Crew Detail:1xPilot, 1xAstrogator, 7xCommand, 7xEngineer, 1xSteward 2xMedic, 20xGunners, 3xMaintenance, 8xElectronics, 50xTroops *The second number for cost and cargo is for the ship without the Meson Gun. Notes: The most common variant of the Auroro Aglo has the Meson Gun left out and the addition space used for cargo. The accommodations for the crew consist of 3 Large Staterooms, 27 Small staterooms and 20 Bunks. The accommodations for the Troops consist of 1 Large Stateroom, 23 Small Staterooms and 26 Bunks. Standard facilities included are a double size Sick Bay, a Machine Shop and an Electronics Shop. The ship has two non-standard facilities; a Brig and an Armory. There are only three months worth of Power Plant fuel. Addition electronics include a second full electronics suite to facilitate Command and Control for the troops and two backup MFDs. Despite having MFDs to control the lasers and missiles, there are 7 addition gunners for the laser turrets and the missile barbette. 7 additional troops can be carried in place of the redundant gunners. Finally, despite the ship having a Jump 3 drive, it only carriers two parsecs of fuel. Disassembled dismountable fuel tank could be install to allow the ship to use its full jump. a disassembled dismountable tank would cost .63MCr and take up 90dt of cargo space assembled and 2.25dt disassembled Chris' Custom Facilities Mass Volume Power Cost (Metric Tons) (m3) (MW) (MCr.) Armory 134.4 224(16dt) 1 2.5 Brig 54.6 182(13dt) 0.8 1 Here is a cheaper stripped-down version of Auroro Aglo. This version has the following systems removed: The Meson Gun, the Meson Screen, the second Electronics Suite, the backup MFDs and the EMM. With these systems remove the ship can transport 60 troops. Auroro Aglo (Dawn Eagle) class Support Cruiser (Type SC) SSDS Tons: 900dt (Airframe) Volume: 12,600 m^3 Cost: 675.8MCr Crew: 40 Troops: 60 Low: 0 Cargo: 148.6/39.1* Controls: Mil (Bridge) TL: 12 8 Size 3 Jump Drive (90dt/Pc Fuel, only carries fuel for 2 Pc) 3 Maneuver (Thrusters, 675Mw) 2.67 Power Plant (1,200Mw) 3x 251Mj Laser (+4) 1/4-2-0-0 183.2 Fuel (S 73.3, R 50) 1x Missile Barbette (+4) 5/4 0 Meson Screen 4x Sandcasters (30 Cans) 2x 4dt Spacious Garage 2 Nuclear Damper 3x 4dt Minimal Garage A10 P4 J10 Sensors (EMM) 20 Armor, 17 Structure Crew Detail:1xPilot, 1xAstrogator, 5xCommand, 7xEngineer, 1xSteward 2xMedic, 16xGunners, 3xMaintenance, 4xElectronics, 60xTroops *The second number is the amount of addition space freed up by the removed systems, however, this space is scattered through out the ship in odd chunks making it difficult to use for cargo space. Note: The accommodations for the crew consist of 3 Large Staterooms, 27 Small staterooms and 10 Bunks. The accommodations for the Troops consist of 1 Large Stateroom, 23 Small Staterooms and 36 Bunks.
One grid square is 2 meters and decks are 3 meters high with the floors and ceilings typically being 2.5 meters apartLower Level: Meson Gun, Laser Turrets, Sand Caster Turret access, Hold and Garage, Combat Hospital, Fuel, Engineering
This ship was built using SSDS. To get the TNE style data the ship was roughly redesinged
using FF&S and a spreadsheet found at the Vyborg campaign home page. When designing the ship
I really liked the idea of having the ship tricked out with all the goodies. This of course
resulted in a design that may be too expensive for some, so, I included a version of the ship
with many of the goodies removed. It seems that SSDS requires sandcasters to have a MFD.
This is inconsistent with QSDS and results in sandcasters not being the inexpensive defense
that they should be, so I ignored this requirement. While doing the deckplans I keep adding systems
that I over looked when I did the initial layout. The result is that there probably isn't
enough space shown for fuel on the plans, although its hard to tell for sure.
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