Escort (PL 6)

Escorts are a long-range patrol craft employed for various duties, including the protection of merchant ships and remote bases. Gunships or missile boats could qualify as escorts.

Type: UltralightSize: Colossal (–8 size)
Subtype: EscortTactical Speed: 3,000 ft. (6 sq.)
Defense: 7Length: 180 feet
Flat-footed Defense: 5Weight: 900 tons
Autopilot Defense: 5Targeting System Bonus: +3
Hardness: 30Crew: 8 (trained +4)
Hit Dice: 20d20 (400 hp)Passenger Capacity: 24
Initiative Modifier: +4Cargo Capacity: 30 tons
Pilot’s Class Bonus: +3Grapple Modifier: +16
Pilot’s Dex Modifier: +2Base Purchase DC: 52
Gunner’s Attack Bonus: +2Restriction: Restricted (+2)

Attack: 2 fire-linked heavy neutron guns –3 ranged (15d8) and 2 fire-linked rail cannons –8 ranged (9d12) and CHE missile –8 ranged (6d12/19–20)

Attack of Opportunity: Point-defense system +3 ranged (1d12×10)

Standard PL 6 Design Specs:

Engines: Ion engine, thrusters

Armor: Vanadium

Defense Systems: Damage control system (1d10), magnetic field, point-defense system, radiation shielding, sensor jammer

Sensors: Class III sensor array, targeting system

Communications: Laser transceiver, radio transceiver

Weapons: 2 fire-linked heavy neutron guns (range incr. 6,000 ft.), 2 fire-linked rail cannons (range incr. 3,000 ft.), 1 CHE missile launcher (8 missiles)

Grappling Systems: Grapplers

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