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Approved Starship Sacheen II - Class Light Escort Frigate

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Republic Engineering

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OUT OF CHARACTER INFORMATION
PRODUCTION INFORMATION
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
  • Classification: Frigate.
    • Role: Systems Patrol, Combat Vessel, Light Escort, Pocket Carrier, Etc.
  • Length: 375 Metres
  • Width: 225 Metres.
  • Height: 120 Metres.
  • Armament: High Rating.
    • [2] Dual Mass-Driver Cannons; Fixed Forward.
    • [10] Dual Turbolaser Cannon Turrets.
      • Variant: Quick-Recharge Functionality.
      • Firing Modes: Single Cannon, Dual Cannon.
      • Alternate Firing Modes:
        • Stutter-fire - Low-powered Bolts followed by Fully-powered Bolts.
        • Overcharged - Slow-firing Bolts with a Slightly Higher Damage Output.
    • [10] Ion Cannon Turrets.
      • Firing Modes: Single Cannon.
      • Alternate Firing Modes:
        • Stutter-fire - Low-powered Bolts followed by Fully-powered Bolts.
        • Overcharged - Slow-firing Bolts with a Slightly Higher Damage Output.
    • [6] Flexible Warhead Launcher Turrets.
      • Tubes: Four Tubes per Turret; Auto-loading and Mass-driver Functionality; Hypervelocity Capable.
      • Payload Capacity: 120 Variable Warhead Capacity [Capital-Grade Munitions.]
      • Payload Loadout: Assault Proton Torpedoes, Assault Concussion Missiles, Etc.
      • Firing Modes: Quick-lock Missile Launch, Standard Missile Launch.
    • [15] Automated Quad Point Defense Warhead Launchers; Barbette Shielded.
    • [15] Automated Dual Phased-Pulse Cannon Turrets; Barbette Shielded [Rapid-firing Anti-Starfighter Cannons.]
      • Firing Modes: Single Cannon, Double Cannon.
      • Comparable Damage Output to a Heavy Laser Cannon.
    • [15] Automated Dual Pulse Cannon Turrets; Barbette Shielded [Rapid-firing Point Defence Cannons.]
      • Firing Modes: Single Cannon, Double Cannon.
      • Comparable Damage Output to a Laser Cannon.
    • [15] Automated Antimissile Octets; Barbette Shielding.
  • Defences: Average Rating.
  • Hangar Space: Low Rating - One Squadron Carrying Capacity.
    • Auxiliary Access Points: External Docking Rings, Umbilical Connection Tubes, Etc.
  • Hangar Allocations: Modular Hangar Allocations.
    • Starfighters: One Squadron of Strikecraft.
      • Or:
    • Support Craft: One Squadron of Auxiliary Transports.
  • Single Craft Hangar: Equipped.
    • Carrying Capacity: One Starfighter or Patrol Boat < 50m.
      • Location: Central Structure - Underslung Connections with Mag-Clamps.
  • Maneuverability Rating: 65 DPF - Average Rating - Integrated Lateral Thrusters.
  • Speed Rating: Average Rating.
  • MGLT: 80 MGLT.
  • Maximum Atmospheric Speed: 1,050 Km/H.
  • Engine Unit(s): Ion Engines - Eight Drive Units.
    • Three Primary, with Five Secondary.
  • Secondary Propulsion Method: Integrated Repulsorlift Engines.
  • Primary Power Plant: Hypermatter Reactor.
  • Secondary Power Plant(s):
    • Localized Compact Fusion Reactors.
    • Solar Ionization Conversion Module(s) with Retractable Agrinium Collection Arrays.
  • Hyperdrive: Equipped.
  • Hyperdrive Class:
    • Primary: Class 1.0
    • Secondary: Class 8.0
  • Passengers:
    • Fifty Soldiers - Shipboard Security Complement.
  • Crew Complement (Optimal): Thirty-Two Officers and Enlisted Personnel, with A.I. Administration.
  • Crew Complement (Skeletal): Twelve Officers and Enlisted Personnel, with A.I. Administration.
  • Escape Craft: Innumerable Escape Pods and Ejectable Lifeboats.
  • Cargo Capacity: 4,000 Metric Tonnes.
    • Including Misc Cargo, Munitions, Fuel, Etc.
  • Consumables: One Year; Galactic Standard.
STANDARD FEATURES
  • Standard Sensor Systems and Targeting Systems.
  • Standard Avionics Package.
  • Standard Navigation System.
    • Dedicated Precision MicroJump Computer.
  • Standard Life Support System.
    • (Automated Barrack Deck(s,) Integrated Training Centres, Mess Halls, Recreational Facilities, Etc.)
    • Trans-binary Deflector [Anti-Cosmic Radiation] and Rad-Dampening Energy Shields.
  • Standard Damage and Hazard Control Systems.
  • Standard Tractor and Pressor Beam Emitters.
  • Standard Anti-Ion Emission Tracker (Anti-Hyperspace Tracking.)
  • Standard Communication Systems, with Encrypted Military Keys.
  • Standard Anticoncussion Force Field Generators.
  • Standard Shift and Relativistic Shielding.
  • Standard Magnetogravitic Shielding (Internal [Cargo Bays] and External [Concussion Shield Reinforcement: Particulate Debris.])
  • Standard Thermal and Atmospheric-Friction Shielding.
  • Standard Force Cylinder Transit Conduits.
  • Standard Animated Metal Sealant, with Automated Repair Drones.
ADVANCED SYSTEMS
Strengths:
  • Highly Automated, with Animated Metal Sealant, Automated Repair Droids, and Minor Regenerative Properties.
  • Comprehensive Countermeasure, Sensor and Targeting Suite.
  • Reinforced Defensive Capabilities on External Emplacements, and within the Skeletal Structure.
    • Capable of turning aside Conventional Starfighter-grade Energy Weapons.
  • Shieldception - Layered Shields Counteract Field Disruptors, Slowing their Progress through Multiple Layers.
  • Integrated Lateral Thruster System - Increased Combat Maneuverability.
  • Secondary and Single Hangar Carrying Capacity.
  • Heavy Armament; Capable of Punching above it's Weight and Coring through Smaller Vessels.
Weaknesses:
  • Heavy Automaton and Slaved Systems; Combat Performance is Significantly Hindered if Disabled by EMP attacks or excess Ionization.
  • Limited EMP and Ion Resistance(s); Sustained Damage is Dependant on Attacking Device(s) Potency / Scale and Proximity.
  • Repulsorlift Jammers; Proximity Dependent as Jammers are Less Effective at a Distance.
  • Limited Firing Arc's - Aft Section; Engine Block (Minimal Capital-Grade Weapons.)
  • Fixed Weaponry - Constant Reorientation for Target Acquisition.
  • Fixed and Turreted Warhead Launchers - Direct Connection to Internalized Payload; Chain Detonation Possible.
  • Exposed Engine Modules (Aft-Section) with Armoured Housing(s) - Immobilization Possibility.
  • Minor Regenerative Properties - Minor Hull Damage can be Repaired, with Heavy Damage being Sealed. But the Warship requires Sufficient Drydock Time should the Damage be Greater.
  • Laser-reflective Kiirium Barbettes - May interfere with Laser-based Comm Systems.
    • Incapable of adequately Defending the Emplacement from Kinetic-based Weaponry.
  • Large Dorsal and Ventral Attack Profile - Higher Probability of Scoring Hits.
  • Exposed and "Underslung" Starfighter or Patrol Craft - When Unshielded.
DESCRIPTION
The ancient New Class modernization program had crafted several warships worthy of repute, whose design legacies were sadly discounted due to the immense amount of allocated resources that were required for their creation. Because credits were hard to come by for the nascent New Republic, especially as the Civil War took its toll upon the Galaxy entire, it wasn’t surprising to note that the program was cancelled after several of these designs were made. Despite the massive cost attributed to these warships, the New Class vessels had proven themselves time and again when pitted against hostile forces. It was believed that these warships were some of the few that managed to stand their ground against the extragalactic invaders, when all others were forced to flee for their lives. With such a legacy attributed to their design, it was little wonder that the Republic Engineering Corporation of the present sought to emulate their past successes.

Thus, the Sacheen II - Class Heavy Cruiser was born. While the successor variant of the Sacheen bore little resemblance to the original, it was in this deviation that the true lethality of the design was found. With more surface area devoted to a partially aerodynamic and sturdy frame, the second iteration of the Light Escort Frigate was immediately more visually appealing at first glance. As much of the boxy design was streamlined, the Sacheen II would have little troubles in keeping up with those warships it was meant to escort. In addition to the change in visual appearance, as well as the streamlined space frame, the Sacheen II trumped it’s previous incarnation when it came to the layout of their Internalized Hangar Bay. The original Sacheen apparently had an issue when it came to recovering the starfighters it launched, as the structure didn’t allow for it. But, with the Sacheen II, however? Such efforts were naught but an automated trifle.

To further add to the improvements made in the Frigate’s design, the Sacheen II was outfitted with a secondary hangar bay, in a sense. The hangar, as it were, wasn’t surrounded by what many would consider to be traditional structural fare. Instead, the hangar was opened to the infinite void of space on all sides - save the dorsal surface. It was there that the warship was outfitted with a plethora of magnetic clamps and force transit cylinders that could hold a single vessel within its grasp. Naturally, this vessel couldn’t exceed fifty metres in size, as the Frigate’s spaceframe would be compromised and the supplementary craft would become stuck on the cavernous structure. But, with such a vessel within its tethered grasp, the Sacheen II’s mission profile greatly expanded beyond the original intent - making the warship perfect for projecting one’s force upon the spatial battlefield.

From there, the Sacheen II was more considerably armed than its predecessor. While there was a difference in weapons, as the original warship was outfitted with heavy turbolasers, the quantity and versatility of the successor vessel made it all the more powerful. The most notable addition to the Frigate’s array of weapons was the twin mass-driver cannons that were fixed to the spine of the warship’s superstructure. With these two combination weapons at hand, the Sacheen II would be more than capable of boring holes through vessels that were smaller or bore a similar classification. That being said, however, the Sacheen II was also capable of punching above its weight class too; as a well-timed superluminal volley from those spinal cannons could core through a cruiser’s hull. Should that volley be directed at their reactor? It was possible for that very cruiser to suffer a breach, and explode in a catastrophic manner.

When all of these factors were combined, be they mentioned or not, the Sacheen II would prove to be more than a worthy successor to the design legacy of the predecessor.

 
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Submission Changelog:
  • Updated the Submission to Current Factory Standards.
  • Updated the Image and Image Source.
  • Altered the Rating Scheme to better match the Legends Canon version this warship is based off.
    • Lowered the Hangar Rating from High to Low, and boosted the Armament to High.
  • Fleshed out the Armament and Defence Fields to better describe the Capabilities of the Warship.
  • Updated the Standard and Advanced Features Lists, respectively.
  • Reworked the Strengths and Weaknesses.
  • Rewrote the Description because Old Me was Lazy.
 
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