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  Aries class Mineral Freighter

Designed by: Admiral Savage (based on Battlestar Galactica)
T20 Statistics:
2,000-ton Hull (Close Structure) - Partially Streamlined, TL15
AC: 11 (7 vs. Meson Guns)   AR: 1 (TL-14)   SI: 275   Initiative: 1
Starship Size: Large   Cost: 594.795 MCr (743.494 MCr without discount)
Model/3 Fib (PP: 42/12) Computer   Avionics: Less than 4,000-ton  
Sensors: Medium Range   Communications: Medium Range
Cargo: 924.0-tons   (3x 300dt cargo landers or containers, 1x 24dt cargo bay)
Extra Ship's Stores 16wks, 6.4dt, .3492MCr):
            16 person/weeks of Luxury Stores, 496 person/weeks of Standard Stores,
Annual Maintenance = 59.48 KCr (29.74 KCr if routinely maintained)
Routine Maintenance = 14.87 KCr/Month (148.699 KCr per year)
Jump-3 (enough fuel for 1x Jump-3)  J1=200dt, J6=600dt
Acceleration: 2-G   Agility: 1
Power Plant: TL-15 Fusion (100 EP output, enough fuel for 4 weeks)  50dt fuel
Fuel Scoops, Fuel Purification Plant (TL-15, 5hrs per 900 tons of fuel)
Atmospheric Speeds:   NOE = 875kph   Cruising = 2,625kph   Maximum = 3,500kph
Active Defenses:
Hardpoints: 20
4x Triple Beam Laser Turret TL-15, +4 To Hit, 4d8 (20/x1), Range: 30,000km
       1 Battery of 4 Turrets
Ship's Vehicles:
2x 4-ton vehicle hangar
1x 10-ton small craft (Internal Hangar)
Launch facilities for 1 Craft per turn
Accomodations & Fittings:
14x Double Occupancy Stateroom (28 People)
1x Standalone Fresher
1x Sickbay (2 Patients)
1x Autodoc
1x Airlock
Crew Details:
7x Command Officers, 3x Command Crew
1x Flight Officers, 2x Flight Crew
1x Gunnery Officers, 1x Gunnery Crew
2x Engineering Officers, 3x Engineering Crew
1x Medical Officers, 0x Medical Crew
1x Ship's Troops Officers, 0x Ship's Troops
4x Service Crew
The Aries Freighter moves large quantities of lminerals via detachable landers. Unlike the Waterships (Liquid Freighters) the Neptune The captain has a .1dt storage safe in his office.  The aries is capable of landing, carrying 300dt cargo landers or empty, unpowered mineral containers.  The cargo landers if used are designed for mineral use.