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Morrigan Class Wild Scout

design by Derek Stanley


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CONFEDINFONET, CLASS NEWSREPORT, DISTRIBUTION UNLTD AUTHORITY NIGHTRIM NAVEL COMMAND, TWILIGHT BASE, STONEHAVEN (2917/REAVERS DEEP, A9D5742-B) 12/VI/1201 KEYWORDS: SCOUT/ COURIER, NNC, DARIUS ENGINEERING, MODIFICATION, ARTEMIS, STOCK SHARES

With the announcement late this afternoon of Nightrim Navel Command's acceptance of the Darius Engineering Scout / Courier modification, stock prices in the once little known firm rose dramatically sending investors scrambling to acquire more shares. The terms of the contract have yet to be announced; however, inside sources say that the deal is for the modification of five Scout / Couriers to the Artemis specifications by the end of the year, with a further ten to follow the following year.

Although the final performance statistics of the Morrigan are still classified inside sources have managed to provide us with the following information.

The Morrigan is used by the Nightrim Confederation, a small pocket empire located in Reavers Deep. The ship was designed using Fire, Fusion & Steel


The Confederation of Nightrim has, due to it's general unsuitablity for missions into the Wilds, decertified the S-Class Scout for anything other than milk runs. Hence the Artemis, it was designed as a small, fast, long legged scrapper capable of holding it's own with larger vessels in the Wilds. It was designed as an armed exploration vessel for use by CNERS (Sinners). With the abundance of S-Classes the Confederation decided that it might be cheaper and faster to recondition relic vessels and return them to forward duty than it would be to construct vessels from scratch. The result of this program is the Morrigan. The problem with the Morrigan is that the contractor building it is competing with the contractor of the Hecate for the S-Class's parts.


Morrigan-Class Wild Scout

General Data

Displacement: 120/122.5 tons Hull Armor: 42
Length: 37.5meters Volume: 1680
Price: 115.5267 MCr Target Size:S
Configuration: Wedge SL Tech Level: 12/15
Mass (Loaded/Unloaded):1777.722/1574.72


Engineering Data

Power Plant I: 147 MW TL15 Fusion Power Plant (147 MW/hit), 1year duration.
Power Plant II: 148 MW TL12 Fusion Power Plant (78 MW/hit), 1 year duration.
Jump Performance: 2/3
G-Rating: 4G (61.25 MW/G), Contra-Grav lifters (12 MW)
G-Turns: 65 / 7.66 m3 each (497.9m3) (50.08 Jump 3 / 79.92 Jump 1 / 94.8 Using Jump Fuel)
Maint: 25

Electronics

Computer: 2xTL-15 Model Std (0.6 MW ea.); 1xTL-12 Model Fib (0.8 MW)
Commo: 300,000km Radio (10, 10 MW); 1000au Maser (Unltd, 0.6 MW)
Avionics: TL-10+ Flight Avionics, TL-10+ Navigational Aids, TL12 Terrain Following, NOE 160.
Sensors: TL14 Passive EMS 150,000km (5, 0.15 MW); TL14 Active EMS 300,000km (10, 15MW), TL15 Densitometer (0.4 MW); TL14 Neutrino Detector (0.01 MW)
ECM/ECCM: None
Controls: 6 Normal Workstations (Low Automation)

Armament

Offensive 2xTL12 120-MJ Laser Turret (Loc: 16,17; Arc:All; 3.3 MW; 1 crew each); x5 magnetically Slung TL12 Missles.
Definsive: 1xTL12 Sandcaster Turret: (Loc: 11; 1 MW; 1 Crew)
Master Fire Directors: 1xTL12 (4 Diff Mod; Msl; 6 hexes; 6 hexes; 0.52 MW; 1 crew)

Accommodations

Life Support: Extended (0.338 MW), Grav Compensators (6G; 8.4 MW)
Grav Compensation: 6G
Crew: 10 :x1Command, x2 Manouver, x1 Electronics, x2 Engineering, x4Gunners
Crew Accommodations: 2xSmall Stateroom (0.0005 MW ea.), 2x Large Stateroom (0.001 MW ea.)Quad Occupancy.
Passenger Accommodations: None
Cargo: 119.698 m3
Small Craft and Launch Facilities: None
Air Locks: 1

Notes
1) The Morrigan is also armed with a, pop down, TL13 Plasma Cannon and coaxial VRF Gauss. The Plasma guns statistics are identical to those on the Phyrus with one exeption, it has 800 rounds of ammunition. The Both the Plasma Gun and the VFR Gauss are controlled by the MFD operator and has advanced stabilization.

TypeROF Range Dam Val Pen Rtg Pen Value Con Burst Ammo
PlasmaSA1360401-2-10 40-40-20-4 C:2 B:5 800
VRF(HEAP)50 23072-2-2-- -- 30,000C

2) The Cargo Hold door is large enough to act as a launch port for a 3 ton vehicle (Grav Sled or Range Truck). Cargo capasity drops to 35.698 cubic meters if an adiquate hanger is allowed. If not the cargo capasity is reduced to only 77.698 cubic meters.

3) If the Morrigan is intended as a conversion to the old S-Class Scout Courier, the cost of the conversions is, 74.845 Mcr.

4) Though there are no dedicated passanger cabins, the second small stateroom has a second bunk allowing for a single passanger to be carried without a loss of comfort.

Damage Tables:

Area: 1D20 Surface Hits: Internal Explosions: Systems: 1 1-7 Ant. Elect. JD: 2H LSR: 1H 2-3 Qtrs. PP TL15: 1H LS: 3H 4-5 1-5 Elect/6-13 Qtrs/ PP TL12: 2H SLS: 1H 14-20 Hold. CG: 1H MFD: (3h) 6 1 Emmr Hold MD: 1H ELS: 1H 7 1 Airlock Hold FPP: 1H EMM: (3h) 8-9 Scoops Hold AG: 1H 10 1-8 Ant. Hold 11 1 Grapple 1-10 Sandcaster / 11-19 Hold / 20 Belly Turret (Plasma / VRF) 12-13 1-3 Eng / 4-20 Hold 14 1 Airlock/2-3 Grap. 1-18 Hold / 19-20 Grapples 15 1-2 Large Cargo 1-18 Hold / 19-20 Grapples 16-17 1 Thrusters 1-10 Turrets / 11-20 Engineering 18-19 1-10 Hold / 11-20 Engineering 20 1-2 Jump Drive Engineering 2-4 Grapples

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