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Imperial Courier

Role: Multipurpose

The Imperial Courier is the quintessential Imperial ship. It epitomises elegance of form while packing a good punch. Officially the class is used to provide transport for officials that don’t warrant the use of a Cutter or Interdictor. However it’s flexibility means that it fills many roles within the Imperial Navy and prominent citizens.

Imperial Courier: Front Imperial Courier: Side Imperial Courier: Top Imperial Courier: Bottom Imperial Courier: 3D elevation

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Hard points - 3 - -

Scale

  Length Width Height
Dimensions 42.1m 27.4m 7.1m

Landing pads

  Core internals Class Base fitting
Power Plant Power Plant 4 4E
Thrusters Thrusters 3 3E
Frame Shift Drive Frame Shift Drive 3 3E
Life support Life Support 1 1E
Power Distributor Power Distributor 3 3E
Sensors Sensors 2 2E
Fuel Tank Fuel Tank 3 3C
Optional internals (Class) Base fitting
3 2E Cargo Rack
3 2E Cargo Rack
2 2E Shield Generator
2 1E Cargo Rack
2 1E Cargo Rack
1 Empty
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Thrusters Engine pips Boost Roll Pitch Yaw
A Rated 241 m/s → 307 m/s 417 m/s 99 o/s 42 o/s 18 o/s
B Rated 234 m/s → 297 m/s 404 m/s 96 o/s 40 o/s 17 o/s
C Rated 230  m/s → 292 m/s 396 m/s 94 o/s 40 o/s 17 o/s
D Rated 225 m/s → 286 m/s 388 m/s 92 o/s 39 o/s 16 o/s
E Rated 220 m/s → 280 m/s 381 m/s 90 o/s 38 o/s 16 o/s
Performance statistics are taken from default ship outfitting, changing only thruster rating, with no cargo.
  Base Maximum
Jump range 9.06 LY 29.38 LY
Shields 200 MJ 612 MJ A rated + shield boosters
Armour 144 T 280 T Military + hull reinforcement in military slots
   
Utility slots 4
Mass lock factor 7
Crew seats 1
Multi crew No
Fighter Bays (fighters) [max] none (-)
Cargo [without shields] 30 T
Hull mass 35 T
Pad size Small
Cost 2,539,844 CR
Datasheet