Defender-Class Assault Carrier

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Craft: Republic Engineering Corporation Defender-class Assault Carrier
Type: Assault carrier
Scale: Capital
Length: 700 meters
Skill: Capital ship piloting
Crew: 4,050, gunners: 20, skeleton: 1,350/+10
Crew Skill: Varies
Passengers: 700 (troops)
Cargo Capacity: 12,000 metric tons
Consumables: 5 months
Cost: Not available for sale
Hyperdrive Multiplier: x1
Hyperdrive Backup: x10
Nav Computer: Y
Maneuverability: 1D
Space: 7
Atmosphere: 350; 1,000 kmh
Hull: 7D
Shields: 4D
Passive: 50/1D
Scan: 100/2D
Search: 150/3D
Focus: 5/3D+2

20 Laser Cannons
Fire Arc: 5 front, 5 left, 5 right, 5 back
Crew: 1
Scale: Starfighter
Skill: Starship gunnery
Fire Control: 3D
Space Range: 1-3/12/25
Atmosphere Range: 2-6/24/50 km
Damage: 5D
Starfighter Complement: 3 squadrons

Background: The Defender-class assault carrier was a starfighter carrier first deployed by the New Republic shortly before the Black Fleet Crisis. These ships served as starfighter platforms, and were very lightly armed. They lacked heavy guns, and were only armed with 20 light anti-starfighter laser cannons for self-defense. The Defender-class assault carrier was equipped with a Class 1 hyperdrive, and had a crew of 4,050 in addition to 20 gunners.

In addition to its starfighters, the Defender-class assault carrier also held assault shuttles and various personnel transports for its 700 troops.

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