Site Stats:

5031 Stats in 28 Categories

Search Stats:

Social Media:

@_RPGGamer Main Menu
        Old Updates
GM Tools
RPG Hints
        House Rules
        Game Ideas
The D6 Rules
        Quick Guide to D6
Star Wars D/6
        The Force
        Online Journal
        GM Screen
        NPC Generator
Star Wars Canon
        Rise of the Empire
        Imperial Era
        Post Empire Era
Star Wars D/20
        The Force
        Online Journal
StarGate SG1
Buffy RPG
Babylon 5
Star Trek
Lone Wolf RPG

Courageous and Glorious
Craft: FNASS Courageous-class
Type: fleet starfighter carrier
Scale: capital
Dimensions: length 239.5 m, beam 27.6 m
Crew: 643, gunners: 32
Passengers: up to 540 (pilots and other aircrew)
Cargo: 228 tons (not including hangars)
Consumables: 12 months
Hyperdrive: none
Maneuverability: 1D+2
Space: 4
Hull: 2D+2
Shields: 0D+1
Sensors: 10/0D; 15/0D+2; 25/1D; 1/1D+2
16 Heavy Blasters
    Fa: 6 port, 6 starboard, 2 front, 2 aft
    Crew: 2
    Fc: 0D+2
    Space range: 2-8/25/50
    Damage: 2D+1
Starfighters: 45
Capsule: The Courageous and her sister ship, the Glorious, began their careers as ill-conceived ‘large light cruisers,' and were planned to be the largest in a new fleet of small, nimble ships that would operate in the Dolduar asteroid belt. In practice it was soon found that these ships were large enough to be easy targets, yet didn't possess the weaponry to defend themselves, or adequate shielding, since they were geared more towards speed and maneuverability than anything else. In the one occasion when they saw action in this configuration, against more conventional light cruisers, they suffered much more damage then they inflicted. The decision was made to convert the vessels into starfighter carriers, in a similar fashion as the Eagle and the Furious before them. These conversions benefitted from the experiences of the earlier conversions, which led to more space available for the hangars, although in other respects the Courageous and the Glorious were not much improved over their predecessors, despite many minor refinements. The obvious benefit of having a much greater starfighter capacity than earlier carriers had a great influence on the later fleet carriers built by the FNA. The Glorious and the Courageous were lost within 9 months of each other, the latter to the combined fire of two HPL battlecruisers.

Comments made about this Article!

There are currently no comments for this article, be the first to post in the form below

Add your comment here!

Your Name/Handle:

        Add your comment in the box below.

Thanks for your comment, all comments are moderated, and those which are considered rude, insulting, or otherwise undesirable will be deleted.

As a simple test to avoid scripted additions to comments, please select the numbers listed above each box.

Page designed in Notepad, Logo`s done in Personal Paint on the Commodore Amiga
All text and stats by Ben Wafer, HTML and logos done by FreddyB
Images stolen from an unknown website at some remote time in the past.
Any complaints, writs for copyright abuse, etc should be addressed to the Webmaster FreddyB.