The minimum force needed to guarantee beating this fleet

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JMISBEST
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The minimum force needed to guarantee beating this fleet

Postby JMISBEST » Sat Mar 30, 2019 7:51 am

As I couldn't sleep at all last night I decided to see what the single most powerful Pirate Fleet I could generate using the charts another user of this great website, even if it took 7 hours and 50 odd generations. So what do you think of this fleet? and what do you think is the absolute minimum fleet that The Imperium would need to send to guarantee beating this fleet

Its of 12 Ships and all of the crew are very competent, I choose The DM's, they all have their competent Skill are Level /3 with A +1D2 stat DM or A +5 modifier, all others Skills are level /2 with A +1D2 stat DM or A +3 modifier, and their competent skills are those that relate to Gunnery

4 are 1,000 ton Patrol Tenders with 10 Turrets, 22 Crew and 80 tons of Cargo each with 5 Primary Turret mounting x3 of 3 Pulse Lasers and x2 of 2 Beam Lasers and 5 Secondary Turrets mounting x2 of 1 Beam Laser, x2 of 1 Sandcaster and x1 of 3 Missile Racks

3 300 ton Indigo Class Pirate Carriers each with 2 turrets, 9 crew and 30 tons of cargo Space, with 2 Primary Turret both mounting x3 of 2 Pulse Lasers and 1 secondary turret mounting x1 Sandcaster/Missile Rack x2

2 500 ton Watchdog Fleet Pickets each with 3 Turrets, 14 Crew and 200 tons of cargo space with 3 Primary Turrets mounting x2 of 2 Pulse Lasers and 1 Particle Barbette and 1 secondary turret with A Beam laser/Sandcaster

2 200 ton Far Traders with 2 Turrets, 7 Crew and 70 tons of cargo space and its 1 Primary Turret mounts x3 of 2 Pulse Lasers and its Secondary Turrets mounts Beam laser/Sandcaster/missile rack

1 custom build 1,200 ton Aslan Pocket Battleship with 10 Turrets, 26 crew and 100 tons of cargo space with 5 Primary Turrets mounting 2 of 2 Beam Lasers, 2 of 1 Pulse Laser, 1 Particle Barbette and 1 of 3 Pulse Lasers and 5 Secondary Turrets mounting 2 of 3 Missile Racks, 2 of 1 Sandcaster and 1 of 1 Beam Laser/Sandcaster
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Sigtrygg
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Re: The minimum force needed to guarantee beating this fleet

Postby Sigtrygg » Sat Mar 30, 2019 8:55 am

The Imperium wouldn't need a fleet to defeat this force. One IN destroyer squadron would wipe it from the skies.
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Re: The minimum force needed to guarantee beating this fleet

Postby ShawnDriscoll » Sat Mar 30, 2019 6:18 pm

Virus.
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Re: The minimum force needed to guarantee beating this fleet

Postby locarno24 » Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:08 am

Sigtrygg wrote:
Sat Mar 30, 2019 8:55 am
The Imperium wouldn't need a fleet to defeat this force. One IN destroyer squadron would wipe it from the skies.
Not far off.
The biggest problem with the fleet as listed is that the heaviest gun any ship in it mounts is a particle barbette. More to the point, of those, you have 3 - two on the Watchdogs and one on the Pocket Battleship. Once those are eliminated, the rest of the fleet is basically incapable of hurting a heavily armoured TL14 modern warship and can be blown to scrap metal at leisure.

Anything packing Armour 14 and a spinal mount will probably go through the fleet like a buzz-saw.
Understand that I'm not advocating violence.
I'm just saying that it's highly effective and I strongly recommend using it.

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