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Halcyon Class Assault Cruiser (by Matt Plog 2019)
Halcyon Class Assault Cruiser
Production information
Manufacturer Clan Hell's Horse
Use Assault Ship
Troop Carrier
Orbit-Ground Fire Support
Tech Base Clan
Cost
Introduced 3040s
Technical specifications
Mass 680,000
Length 650 meters
Width
Sail Diameter 1,300 Meters
Fuel 5,000 (12,500)
Burn Rate 39.52
Safe Thrust 2
Top Thrust 3
Sail Integrity 5
KF Drive Integrity 15
LF Battery Yes
Armament Ship Weaponry
  • x4 Naval Auto Cannon-Class 35 (NAC/30)
  • x28 Naval Auto Cannon-Class 30 (NAC/30)
  • x1 Heavy Naval-Gauss Rifles
  • x40 LRM 15+Artemis IV
  • x16 LB-X 10 Autocannons
  • x4 Large Pulse Lasers
  • x33 Anti-Missile System (AMS)
Armor Lamellor Ferro-carbide
DropShip Capacity 3
Small Craft/
AeroSpace Fighters
30/10
Crew 40 Officers -
141 - Enlisted/Non-Rated
53 - Gunners
530 - Bay Personnel
275 - Steerage Passengers
40 - 2nd class quarters
469 - Spartan class quarters
Grav Decks 3 (100 Meter diameter)
Escape Pods/Life Boats 50 / 50
Heat Sinks 2,000 (4,000)
Structural Integrity 80
BV (1.0)
BV (2.0) 101,570



Overview[]

The Halcyon-Class Assault is a WarShip produced as replacement economic replacement for the larger SLDF era Potemkins Troop Cruisers which were in mothballs for the Clan. With evens of ComStar's arrival in Kerensky Cluster, this would all the resource strained Horses to bolster it's naval forces in time for liberation of Terra and the Inner Sphere.

Noted Ships of the Class[]

  • CHH Song of War - In Commission Prior to Operation REVIVAL, served at Tukayyid as transport in 3052.
  • CHH Spirit of Fire - See Song of War
  • CHH Unto the Breech - See Song of War
  • CHH Forward Unto Dawn - Commission in 3052, first assignment was to Tukayyid delivery Horse troops.

Armaments and Capacities[]

Halcyons were designed strike hard, penetrate hostile space to deliver it's troops to orbit, so designers would take this into account it's role.

Protecting the hull is 676 tons Lamellor Ferro-carbide armor, with nearly even protection. The ship's engines speeds would not be prioritized, only giving it maximum 3 thrust, similarly to the oldest of Clan ships still in service, more than half millennia old Aegis-Class Heavy Cruiser. The ship can at as relay station for friendly forces, having been fitted with a Mobile HPG.

As a troop carrier, aside from it's 3 Drop Collars, the ship has ability drop Trinary of 15'Mechs & 5 Stars of Battle Armor on top targets from orbit, its their bays on the ship using cocoons DropPods, later using Dropships or smallcraft to recover the troops.

The ship's capital weapon firepower is focus solely on ballistic weaponry, with large array of naval autocannons, single naval gauss rifle for range attacks. The capital weapons, principally would server duel purposes of swat enemy defenders, while providing Orbital Fire support should enemy prove to be honorless.

Weapon Placement[]

  • NOSE -
    2 x NAC/35 (100 Rounds)
    2 x NAC/35 (100 Rounds)
    1 x Heavy Naval Gauss Rifle (100 Rounds)
    2 x Large Pulse Lasers
    5 x AMS (2,400 rounds)
  • Front Right & Left (side) (per each firing arc) -
    2 x NAC/30 (100 Rounds)
    2 x NAC/30 (100 Rounds)
    5 x LRM-15 + Artemis IV (320 Volleys)
    5 x LRM-15 + Artemis IV (320 Volleys)
    4 x AMS (1,920 rounds)
  • BROADSIDE (side) Right & Left (per each firing arc) -
    2 x NAC/30 (100 Rounds)
    2 x NAC/30 (100 Rounds)
    4 x LB-X 10 Autocannons (160 Volleys)
    4 x AMS (1,920 rounds)
  • AFT Right & Left (per each per firing arc) -
    2 x NAC/30 (100 Rounds)
    2 x NAC/30 (100 Rounds)
    5 x LRM-15 + Artemis IV (320 Volleys)
    5 x LRM-15 + Artemis IV (320 Volleys)
    2 x LB-X 10 Autocannons (80 Volleys)
    4 x AMS (1,920 rounds)
  • AFT -
    2 x NAC/30 (100 Rounds)
    2 x NAC/30 (100 Rounds)
    2 x Large Pulse Lasers
    4 x AMS (2,400 rounds)

Ammunition[]

100 rounds H-Naval Gauss (100 tons)
200 rounds NAC/35 (200 tons)
200 rounds
NAC/30 (1,120 tons)
15,840 rounds AMS (660 tons)
2,560 rounds
LRM15 ammo (320 tons)
640 rounds LB10-X (64 tons)

Cargo[]

  • Bay 1: Fighters (10) / Cargo (20,000 tons) 2 Doors
  • Bay 2: Small Craft (30) 8 Doors
  • Bay 3: Heavy Vehicles (30) / Cargo (20,000 tons) 1 Door
  • Bay 4: BattleMechs (15) / Cargo (20,000 tons) 1 Door
  • Bay 5: Elementals (125) / Cargo (17,562 tons)

Notes[]

  • Designed by Steve Cross for his PDF Book, commissioning the art by Matt Plog. The ship is part of the Zhukov AU

Also See[]

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