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Approved Starship Protectorate Trade Station

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Ayden Cater

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Intent: To provide a concrete design for trade stations in Protectorate space
Development Thread: N/A
Manufacturer: Fondor Shipyards in conjuncture with Corellian Engineering
Model: Ro-class Trade Station
Affiliation:
Omega Pyre with Galactic Alliance
Modularity: None
Production: Minor Production
Material: Durasteel, Glasteel
Description: The Ro-class Trade Station has been in use for more than a century, with the basic design created nearly one hundred years ago when Fondor began considerations of trade with other systems. As the galaxy continued to open back up, more stations were put together, though still only a handful existed. Once the then-Omega Pyre selected Fondor as its capital world, orders went out for more stations to be built for worlds throughout the territory. A limited hyperdrive is installed on all stations, which use it to reach their destination, after which the hyperdrive is decommissioned.

The Ro-class is a fairly standard civilian station, with all the amenities one would expect of a trade station. It possesses a varied suite of defenses, centered on its defense guns. Most of the flak cannons are situated around the widest part of the station while the quad laser cannons are spread evenly across the station. In addition, the Ro-class possesses five dual ion cannons and fifteen turbolaser cannons to dissuade larger targets as well as a permanent garrison of two fighter and one interceptor squadrons.

Its large hangers do have room for up to forty-eight freighters to be docked simultaneously, though this is its absolute max. To assist in the high-volume traffic that comes in and out of the stations each day, the Ro-class is armed with numerous tractor-pressor beams. Docking and undocking is done through a controlled, automated system to prevent collisions.

Classification: Space Station
Role: Trade Station
Height: 1,193 meters
Width: 358 meters
Length: 364 meters
Power Core Generator/Reactor: Solar Ionization Reactor
Hyperdrive Rating: 15
Minimum Crew: 1,695
Optimal Crew: 14,720
Armaments:

  • Five Dual Ion Cannons
  • Fifteen Turbolaser Cannons
  • Twelve Concussion Missile Launchers
  • Forty-Eight Quad Laser Cannon Turrets
  • Forty-Eight Flak Cannons
Hangar:
Non-Combative Attachments:
  • Escape Pods
  • Exterior Docking Ring (x2)
  • Long-range Communications Array
  • Holonet Transceiver
  • Standard Deflector Shield Generator
  • Standard Detention Cells
  • Standard Entertainment Systems
  • Standard Life Support Systems
  • Standard Navigational Systems
  • Standard Sensor Array
  • Standard Targeting Systems
  • Tractor Beam (x18)
Passenger Capacity: 67,000
Cargo Capacity: 350,000 metric tons
Consumables: Two Years
Sublight Speed and Maneuverability: N/A
 
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