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OuO Atmospheric Recon Fighter


A fighter capable not only of recon ops, but also of supporting infantry front-lines
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in The 26th Century > Space Vehicles & Facility > Fightercrafts > Luna Minoris Confederacy of Non-Aligned Worlds
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Vitals
Name: OuO Class Fighter
L.M.C. Common Registry: N/A
Fighters Constructed To Date: 0
Last Refit & Modifications to Specs: Hyperdate: 490.03.17
Current Mission Assignment of Class: Atmospheric Recon Fighter
Construction Sites: Bar Fightercraft Construction Yards

Brief History on the Creation of the Class
As part of the 2490 Paper on a Confederacy Military, the Luna Minoris Confederacy's High House of Policy published a series of technical specifications file that would include a highly diversified manifest of fightercrafts. This diverse manifest would be able to fulfill the many tasks that would be asked of a unified Confederacy military force including, but not limited to patrol, escort, and diplomatic missions as well. In order to improve planetary defense capabilities within the Luna Minoris Confederacy, the planned Confederacy military is expected to benefit from an extensive fightercraft force - with seperate atmospheric and space classes.

The OuO class fighter was designed to have a dual role as a recon fighter alongside being capable of providing a single "whopping" payload that would be able to effectively provide air support to LMC ground troops should they be in a situation where they would be pinned. A fast vessel capable of operating in the stratosphere, the fighter is equipped with powerful sensor suites that make it a powerful eye in a combat situation.

Dimensions
Length: 020 meters
Beam: 034 meters
Height: 02 decks (009 meters)

Crew Capacity
Maximum Crew Capacity: 001 pilot, 001 weapons officer, 1 recon officer
Regular Crew Capacity: 001 pilot, 001 weapons officer, 1 recon officer

Ion Drive System
Ion Drive Manufacturer: Nabo Engines
Ion Engine Model: 600Z4
Normal Cruising Speed: 27,029 kilometers per second
Maximum Cruising Speed: 28,733 kilometers per second
Emergency Speed: 29,011 kilometers per second
Maximum Speed: 29,132 kilometers per second
Destructive Speed: 29,138 kilometers per second

Defensive System
Counter Measures:
Countermeasure Manufacturer: Latoo Weapons Designs, Farcha
Countermeasure Type: Oreh
Countermeasure Range: 25,000 kilometers
Countermeasure #: 2 (maximum 4)

Anti-Missile/Torpedoes Interceptors:
AMT Interceptors Manufacturer: Nykvar Weapons Designs, Radzak
AMT Interceptors Type: INH1,5Le
Interceptors Range: 26,300 Kilometers
Interceptor #: 2 (maximum 4)

Laser System
Manufacturer: Aardrak Weapons Designs, Farcha
Model: Veemoot
Output: 110 megawatts
Number of Laser Turrets: 2 (1 fore, 1 aft)

Multi-Ordinance Systems
Modular Ordinance Hardpoints:
The Aribo incorporates the Modular Ordinance Hardpoint (MOH) technology developed by the Rosebourg Monarchy first sold to the Ventaars as part of an economic relief package for the Rosebourg Monarchy. The Ventaars have since improved the design. The MOH allows ordinance "modules", pre-loaded with weapons, to be installed in the hardpoints of a fightercraft. A computer chip comes with each module, interfaces with the fighters computer, and tells the computer the exact capabilities of the weapons package.

# 1 Package:
This package is composed of 1 KHDD package, a combination of 6 bombs of 500 megawatts each that can be fired from high altitude and can be fired at a precision point down on a planet. These weapons cause devastating damage, capable of annihilating entire city blocks, or killing huge portions of ground troops. These weapons, although able to be targeted at a precision point, are not precision weapons and in simulations it is known to the LMC that the potential for friendly fire incidents when using these weapons rises considerably. They constitute some of the most powerful fightercraft weaponry in the future LMC military's arsenal.

Special Systems
Manuf Mar-Cha Engines
Model: Eeloose - Afterburner upgrades

The afterburner upgrades, which are a standard component of any new fightercraft allow for sustained maximum speeds of up to 10 seconds before a recharge is necessary. They are extremely important for giving the extra edge in speed that is so vital to fightercrafts.

Deck Analysis
01 Decks.
Deck 01: Flight and Weapons Control Cockpit
Deck 02: Sensor Suite & Sensor Control

Various Information
The OuO fighter owes its name to Parliamentarian OuO who presided over the Commitee to design the fightercraft in the first place. As part of the 2490 Paper on a L.M.C. Military, the Commitee proposed that as part of the fightercraft force, it might be useful for a fightercraft that could operate higher than most atmospheric fightercrafts with the intention of giving a bird's eye view of combat operations taking place on the ground. The result is the OuO, a moderately armed and defended fightercraft that has the best sensor suite for a craft its size in the entire galaxy.

The OuO is one of the largest fightercrafts in the galaxy as well, this makes it an easy to detect prey - the OuO will tend to be escorted by a pair (or more) fightercraft interceptors and will usually play a role as a ground support craft more than anything else.

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