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Capital Ships

Endurance-Class Fleet Carrier

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Craft: Republic Engineering Corporation Endurance-class Fleet Carrier
Type: Fleet carrier
Scale: Capital
Length: 1,040 meters
Skill: Capital ship piloting: Endurance carrier
Crew: 6,795, gunners: 76, skeleton: 2,265/+10
Crew Skill: Varies
Passengers: 1,600 (troops)
Cargo Capacity: 15,000 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: 8D
Shields: 3D
Passive: 50/1D
Scan: 100/2D
Search: 150/3D
Focus: 5/3D+2

12 Turbolaser Cannons
Fire Arc: 4 front, 4 left, 4 right
Crew: 2
Skill: Capital ship gunnery
Fire Control: 2D
Space Range: 3-15/35/75
Atmosphere Range: 6-30/70/150 km
Damage: 7D
20 Laser Cannons
Fire Arc: 10 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
8 Ion Cannons
Fire Arc: 5 front, 1 left, 1 right, 1 back
Crew: 1
Skill: Capital ship gunnery
Fire Control: 3D
Space Range: 1-10/25/50
Atmosphere Range: 2-20/50/100 km
Damage: 4D
4 Tractor Beam Projectors
Fire Arc: 1 front, 1 left, 1 right, 1 back
Crew: 6
Skill: Capital ship gunnery
Fire Control: 3D
Space Range: 1-5/15/30
Atmosphere Range: 2-10/30/60 km
Damage: 4D
Starfighter Complement: 12 squadrons

Background: The Endurance-class fleet carrier served as the centerpiece of modern New Republic fleets composed of New Class warships.

The Endurance had a Class 1 hyperdrive and could carry 1,600 troops and enough consumables for five months. However, weapons had to be sacrificed to make room for extra fighters. Endurance-class fleet carriers were only armed with a secondary armament of twelve turbolaser cannons, twenty laser cannons, eight ion cannons, and four tractor beam projectors.

While they boasted improved hull integrity, their shields were markedly less powerful. Although they were equipped with a formidable anti-starfighter weapon system, the fleet carriers were usually protected by screening ships and starfighters. They were not designed to enter the savage heart of battle, but to deploy and coordinate smaller ships.

The main fighting punch of an Endurance-class ship consisted of almost four wings of starfighters. One wing was a short-range assault wing composed of K-wing bombers and Defender starfighters for close support. Another wing was a long-range superiority wing composed of hyperdrive-equipped fighters such as E-wings, A-wings, and X-wings.

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