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by Condottiere
Thu Sep 23, 2021 10:23 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1142
Views: 312042

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

Confederation Navy: Standard Docking Clamps Type Alpha docking clamp - 0.5 tonnes, 0.25 megastarbux attached ship tonnage - half a tonne to fifteen tonnes Type Beta docking clamp - 1.75 tonnes, 0.875 megastarbux attached ship tonnage - one and three quarters tonnes to fifty two and a half tonnes Ty...
by Condottiere
Thu Sep 23, 2021 9:51 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship Design Philosophy
Replies: 3492
Views: 670306

Re: Ship Design Philosophy

Spaceships: Docking Clamps 1. This one design mechanism that always looked a bit wonky. 2. I don't quite see how a fifty tonne docking clamp can hold on to a hundred megatonne asteroid, but okay. 3. At the other end of the scale, why having established a ratio of one to thirty, it inexplicably swit...
by Condottiere
Thu Sep 23, 2021 9:38 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship Design Philosophy
Replies: 3492
Views: 670306

Re: Ship Design Philosophy

Image

Spaceships: Armaments, and Lockheed Martin Rapid Dragon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0JRuQvN1xE


Torpedo grapples, missile container/launcher?

Palletized missile packs.

Out of the cargo hold.
by Condottiere
Thu Sep 23, 2021 9:30 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Searching an asteroid belt
Replies: 4
Views: 60

Re: Searching an asteroid belt

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/625/32282971431_3fefd439a5_o.jpg I remember him as if it were yesterday, as he came plodding to the inn door, his sea-chest following behind him in a hand-barrow—a tall, strong, heavy, nut-brown man, his tarry pigtail falling over the shoulder of his soiled blue coat, ...
by Condottiere
Thu Sep 23, 2021 12:27 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet
Replies: 914
Views: 346346

Re: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/oy9NRjZQK10/maxresdefault.jpg Why Algae Could be the Plastic of the Future Why Algae Could be the Plastic of the Future. As revolutionary as plastics were for changing the course of manufacturing forever, 91% of plastics aren't recycled. There has to be a better solution. In ...
by Condottiere
Thu Sep 23, 2021 12:20 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1142
Views: 312042

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

Solomani Confederation: Smaller Corporations Paragraph 20. Star Core - fusion reactor systems manufacturer; subsidiary manufactures plasma weapon systems. 21. Thinking Machines Incorporated - leading manufacturer of robotics, artificial intelligence; Imperium licensee. 22. Naasirka covert subsidiar...
by Condottiere
Thu Sep 23, 2021 11:48 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1142
Views: 312042

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

Solomani Confederation: Smaller Corporations Paragraph 10. Saxe Transport - good relations with Imperium authorities. 11. Awake. 12. Security issues due to policy. 13. Seaharvester - specialized environment extraction; SuSAG subsidiary. 14. Solar Shipping - split into two entities; cooperation with...
by Condottiere
Thu Sep 23, 2021 11:25 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Uplifted Races
Replies: 1
Views: 51

Re: Uplifted Races

1. Rules for Dolphin Travellers can be found on page thirty five of Behind the Claw.

2. Apes - page ten, Solomani Front.
by Condottiere
Wed Sep 22, 2021 10:45 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Solomani Confederation (Military)
Replies: 1142
Views: 312042

Re: Solomani Confederation (Military)

Solomani Confederation: Smaller Corporations Paragraph 1. Or, all of the above. 2. Contech - eugenics; one variant is just purging Vilani genes. 3. Crown Lines - actual consolidation; security clampdown. 4. Ereshkigal AG - I guessed Babylonian, then Sumerian; I don't see any resolution until the So...
by Condottiere
Wed Sep 22, 2021 10:23 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship Design Philosophy
Replies: 3492
Views: 670306

Re: Ship Design Philosophy

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/AxkBK5o_JL8/maxresdefault.jpg Inspiration: Sci-Fi Series "ATROPA" Episodes 5-7 | DUST When Off-World Officer Cole Freeman finds the missing research vessel ATROPA, he discovers an inconsistency in the ship logs. He wakes the crew from hypersleep, and they soon find themselves...
by Condottiere
Wed Sep 22, 2021 9:59 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship Design Philosophy
Replies: 3492
Views: 670306

Re: Ship Design Philosophy

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/YVuZDtz-Aes/maxresdefault.jpg Inspiration: Sci-Fi Series "ATROPA" Episodes 1-4 | DUST When Off-World Officer Cole Freeman finds the missing research vessel ATROPA, he discovers an inconsistency in the ship logs. He wakes the crew from hypersleep, and they soon find themselves...
by Condottiere
Wed Sep 22, 2021 9:38 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship Design Philosophy
Replies: 3492
Views: 670306

Re: Ship Design Philosophy

Starships: Naval tender Carnot class and Docking Clamp Type V I don't know why I hadn't thought of it before, but it suddenly occurred to me that I had the perfect example of ship design limitations of the docking clamp with no limitations. And it turns out, yes, Type V actually has no upper tonnag...
by Condottiere
Wed Sep 22, 2021 12:52 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet
Replies: 914
Views: 346346

Re: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet

Solomani Front: Corporate Bodies and Non State Organizations Paragraph 25. Transstar - https://www.handelsblatt.com/images/aeroflot-maschine-anfang-maerz/25928616/2-format2020.jpg 26. https://c8.alamy.com/comp/HM98EX/view-over-planes-including-virgin-atlantic-singapore-airlines-thomson-HM98EX.jpg 2...
by Condottiere
Wed Sep 22, 2021 12:10 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet
Replies: 914
Views: 346346

Re: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/phPp5oYnps0/hqdefault.jpg The Most Important Device in the Universe - Blinking Tubes Without Function New Compilation (Part 1) This Device has been spotted in numerous science-fiction movies and tv shows. It is the ultimate re-used prop, and there is not a single of its numer...
by Condottiere
Wed Sep 22, 2021 12:00 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet
Replies: 914
Views: 346346

Re: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet

Skintight spacesuits The potential for greater mobility and simpler operation with a skintight spacesuit, generally referred to as a space activity suit or mechanical counterpressure suit, make this type of space suit an attractive choice for fiction, where flexibility of use can be a boon to plot ...
by Condottiere
Wed Sep 22, 2021 11:56 am
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet
Replies: 914
Views: 346346

Re: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet

Mechanical counterpressure suit The Space Activity Suit developed by Paul Webb and built under a NASA project. The image shows the complete multi-layer suit and positive-pressure helmet, lacking only the backpack. (taken c. 1971) A mechanical counterpressure (MCP) suit, partial pressure suit, direc...
by Condottiere
Tue Sep 21, 2021 11:01 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet
Replies: 914
Views: 346346

Re: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet

Solomani Front: Corporate Bodies and Non State Organizations Paragraph 20. Sternmetal Horizons - https://www.syfy.com/sites/syfy/files/styles/1200x680/public/2020/03/view-of-mars-colony-from-cohaagens-office-in-total-recall-1990-movie_humanmars.net_.jpg 21. SuSAG - https://media0.faz.net/ppmedia/ak...
by Condottiere
Tue Sep 21, 2021 10:33 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet
Replies: 914
Views: 346346

Re: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet

Solomani Front: Corporate Bodies and Non State Organizations Paragraph 15. Ling Standard Products - https://i.pinimg.com/originals/7c/0b/9b/7c0b9b19ca8e65d575c5d9c6aed42cc0.jpg 16. Makhidkarum - https://www.cash.at/news/media/10/--94147.jpeg 17. Naasirka - https://www.wiwo.de/images/microsoft/27361...
by Condottiere
Tue Sep 21, 2021 10:14 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet
Replies: 914
Views: 346346

Re: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet

Solomani Front: Corporate Bodies and Non State Organizations Paragraph 10. General Products - https://s3.crackedcdn.com/phpimages/article/6/5/6/558656.jpg?v=1 11. https://c.nau.ch/i/zkm8k/1024/boeing.jpg 12. Hortalez et Cie - https://www.finews.ch/images/cache/cc1459b25b845faa6e0a5e8b23209fd3_w500_...
by Condottiere
Tue Sep 21, 2021 12:44 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet
Replies: 914
Views: 346346

Re: Ship's Locker: Out of the Closet

Solomani Front: Corporate Bodies and Non State Organizations Paragraph 1. Wag the dog. 2. Sinecures. 3. Megacorporations - Aeroflot. 4. No corporation may field more power or influence than the Party. 5. Tax incentives and (relatively) new markets. 6. Public private partnerships; sponsorships. 7. D...