The Masurao refit. (Previously known as the Ayano Kai)
About this creation
This the refit version of my first ship I created awhile back. I think it looks better, but you can judge or do something I guess.
Alliance Military Space Coordinations(That's what the acronym stands for!)
The registration ID for the ship can be read as follows:
First letter - Planet of origin - E - Earth
Second/Third/Fourth letters - Country from which the vessel originated/where it was constructed - JPN - Japan
First/Second numbers - Years taken to complete the vessel - 07 - 07
Fifth/Sixth letters - Completely random - SA
Last four numbers - Year the vessel was completed - 2092 (REFIT)
Lastly comes the name - Masurao
As the title dictates this vessel is of the frigate class, a small, mobile class.
Even though it is a cruiser, she does carry a good amount of armament.
Twelve(12) Ship to ship batteries.
Four(4) EMP orbital cannons. (Electro Magnetic Propulsion, basically an extremely small version of MAC's, that instead of using giant metal slugs, utilize small rods.)
Fourty-two(42) Flak barrier turrets. (I took the same concept from the re-imagined version of Battlestar Galactica.)
Four(4) Forward torpedo launchers.
Four hunfred fifty(450) Vandergrid missiles. Launched from various locations across the cruiser.
The Masurao is also equipped with dual FTL drives. But the technology is somewhat new, so jumps must be plotted before actually executing them (This is so, that the cruiser does not run into planets, suns, stars, etc, & it takes multiple jumps to reach a location. Blind jumps can be executed, but you might end up in an uncharted region of space, or whatnot.
Crews in small shuttles equipped with FTL drives are sent ahead of the cruiser when plotting for jumps in uncharted space.
I think crew wise, maybe around 470...?
Anyway hope you like it, rate comment or do whatever.