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Tula class Frigate

Designed by: Admiral Savage (based on 2300AD Traveller Digest no.16 by Mark Galeotti)
T20 Statistics:
1,418-ton Hull (Close Structure) - Partially Streamlined, TL10
AC: 13 (8 vs. Meson Guns)   AR: 2 (TL-10)   SI: 250   Initiative: 2
Starship Size: Large   Cost: 817.656 MCr (1,022.069 MCr without discount)
Model/5 Fib (PP: 49/13) Computer   Avionics: Less than 4,000-ton  
Sensors: Very Long Range  -5  Communications: Very Long Range -5
Cargo: 73.0-tons  
Stores (2 weeks, 1.45dt, .0791123 MCr):
        26 person/weeks of Luxury Stores, 82 person/weeks of Standard Stores, 8 person/weeks of Low Stores
Extra Ship's Stores (26 weeks, 18.85dt, 1.02843 MCr):
        338 person/weeks of Luxury Stores, 1,066 person/weeks of Standard Stores,
        104 person/weeks of Low Stores
Annual Maintenance = 81.766 KCr (40.883 KCr if routinely maintained)
Routine Maintenance = 20.441 KCr/Month (204.414 KCr per year)
Jump-2 (enough fuel for 1x Jump-2)  J1= 141.8dt, J2=283.6dt fuel
Acceleration: 3-G   Agility: 2
Power Plant: TL-10 Fusion (110 EP output, enough fuel for 4 weeks), 110dt fuel
Fuel Scoops, Fuel Purification Plant (TL-10, 10hrs per 400 tons of fuel)
Atmospheric Speeds:   NOE = 875kph   Cruising = 2,625kph   Maximum = 3,500kph
Active Defenses:
Hardpoints: 9
7x Triple Beam Laser Turret TL-10, +3 To Hit, 3d8 (20/x1), Range: 30,000km
2x Double Fusion Gun Turret TL-10, +4 To Hit, 4d20 (16/x5), Range: 4,500km
1x 50-ton Missile Bay TL-10, +7 To Hit, 7d6 (18/x1), Range: 90,000km
        Ammo:  150 Magazines (3000 Missiles)
                    2800 Missiles              (140dt, 14MCr)
                    150 Nuclear Missiles   (7.5dt, 7.5MCr)
                     50 BPL Missiles         (2.5dt, 3.75MCr)
Ship's Vehicles:
2x 5-ton vehicle hangar
1x 10-ton vehicle hangar
1x 50-ton small craft (Internal Hangar)
Launch facilities for 1 Craft per turn
Accomodations & Fittings:
26x Double Occupancy Stateroom (52 People)
1x 6dt Captains Stateroom and Office (1 People)
4x Low Berth (4 People)
2x Standalone Fresher
1x Sickbay (2 Patients)
1x Autodoc
2x Airlocks
Crew Details:
7x Command Officers, 3x Command Crew
1x Flight Officers, 2x Flight Crew
1x Gunnery Officers, 7x Gunnery Crew
2x Engineering Officers, 4x Engineering Crew
1x Medical Officers, 0x Medical Crew
1x Ship's Troops Officers, 11x Ship's Troops
2x Service Crew
12x Middle Passengers

The first Tula Frigates were built during the Terran Confederation by the Russian shipyards of StarCity on Earth.
Chief Designer Mark Galeotti's original Tula (VC-201) is in the Museum of Space History on Earth.  These TL10 frigates monitored shipping lanes and provided many different missions.   Other early Tulas included the Yaroslavl, Smolensk, Kanzan and

Modern Tula Frigates are the post-Rebellion answer to quick ship rebuilds. The goal was to combine lab ships and
tenders into something heavier and with a ship that will be minimal powered when not in use. It will provide its one
gravity without draining power. 2 Lab ships and 1/2 a tender are integrated.  The ship carries an additional 10dt of
fuel for subcraft and the captain has a .69dt storage locker.  Tulas have also been used as freighters and space
stations depending on the stage of decay.  When rotation the two spirals contain enough gravity for the crew to stay
healthy. The ship operates on 40% power or less. It could theoretically survive for a year without access to a fuel
source, not using weapons, accelerating less that 25% of the time, not jumping and with a crew on 1/2 supplies.

Adventures Seeds:
1.  The Tula has been stolen from the Museum of Space History on Earth.  The reward for her safe return is a
finder fee of 3% of the vessels value. The original Tula is a museum piece, although well maintained, and has
increased in value 100%.
2.  A TNE universe:   A pocket empire or company is attempting to setup manufacturing of Tula class spacestations.
Several starports have vessels available for parts that require transport and sale.  (See the Towing Home Rules)
3.  A company building Tula Frigates needs a shakedown crew.  There are several strucutral issues and the Frigates
jump drive has a higher chance of missjump.
4.  The captain of a Tula Freighter requires crew and has a dangerous run through pirate territory.
5.  A Tula space station near a neighboring starsystem's gas giant anomoly has not reported.  The starport authority
wants the players to investigation. The space station had minor failure in the life support. The crew abandoned ship
and are trying to last on a barely habbitable moon.