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MG-SMDP1 - Zues Class Defense Platform

Designed by: Admiral Savage
4,200-ton Hull (Sphere) - Partially Streamlined
AC: 15 (5 vs. Meson Guns)   AR: 6 (TL-14)   SI: 325   Initiative: 0
Starship Size: Large   Cost: 2,650.039 MCr (3,312.549 MCr without discount)
Model/8 Fib (PP: 57/13) Computer   Avionics: Less than 100,000-ton   Sensors: System Wide   Communications: System Wide (Maser)
Cargo: 107.575-tons   Extra Ship's Stores: 450 person/weeks of Luxury Stores, 1,000 person/weeks of Standard Stores,
Annual Maintenance = 265.004 KCr (132.502 KCr if routinely maintained)
Routine Maintenance = 66.251 KCr/Month (662.51 KCr per year)
Acceleration:    Agility: 0
Power Plant: TL-15 Fusion (1,200 EP output, enough fuel for 4 weeks)

Active Defenses:
Nuclear Dampers USP:7
Meson Screens USP:7
Hardpoints: 20
10x Double Popup Fusion Gun Turret TL-12, +4 To Hit, 4d20 (16/x5), Range: 4,500km
10x Double Sandcaster Turret TL-7, +1 AC, Ammo: 0 sand canisters
1x 50-ton Missile Bay TL-12, +8 To Hit, 8d6 (18/x1), Range: 90,000km
Meson Gun Spinal Mount: TL-15, +22 To Hit, 16d20 (15/x10), Range: 75,000km
Ship's Vehicles:
1x 20-ton small craft (Internal Hangar)
Launch facilities for 1 Craft per turn
Accomodations & Fittings:
55x Double Occupancy Stateroom (110 People)
6x Standalone Fresher
1x Autodoc
2x Airlocks
Crew Details:
7x Command Officers, 3x Command Crew
0x Flight Officers, x Flight Crew
1x Gunnery Officers, 50x Gunnery Crew
2x Engineering Officers, 7x Engineering Crew
1x Medical Officers, 0x Medical Crew
8x Service Crew
Orbital Defense Platforms have been a significant factor in protecting resources for as long as mankind has been in space.  The stationary Hercules class was developed at the end of the Imperium to protect high tech worlds and strategic assets, like Depot systems.  The use of Meson Guns allowed decreasing the size and cost.