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DropShip
Lion (Infantry)
Custom Design
Designer
Production information
Manufacturer Terran Hegemony (Periphery)
Use Conventional Troop Transport
Type Military Spheriod
Tech Base Inner Sphere (Standard)
Introduced 2773
Technical specifications
Mass 7,300 tons
Structural Integrity
Length 92 meters
Width 92 meters
Height 95 meters
Drive System Star League V4K5
Safe Thrust 4
Maximum Thrust 6
Fuel 210 tons
Burn Rate 1.84 per burn day
Armament
  • 6 x LRM-20s
  • 4 x LRM-15s
  • 18 x Large Lasers
  • 18 x Medium Lasers
  • 6 x SRM-2s
Armor 43 tons Ferro-Fibrous SI = 12
Crew 9 officers
31 enlisted/non-rated
9 gunners
1584 bay personnel
Passengers None
Heat Sinks 113 (Single)
BV (1.0) ???
BV (2.0) 5,527




Description[]

The Lion-Class DropShip is a old Star League Combined Arms Troop Carrier used for since it's early years. The Star League forces operating in the Periphery in Outworlds Alliance's Colonial Region. The SLDF operating in the region after helping establish an industrial base use it to reconfigured the Lions in their service and updated them for their needs as they were cut off from due HPG disruption triggered by the Coupe in the Terran Hegemony.

This ship and it's variant were created by 2ndAcr for first book of his Fate Can Be Cruel fan universe, the Hegemony AU.

Weapons and Equipment[]

The DropShip engine's have been upgraded to powerful set to allow for faster transit to it's destination. The ship's cargo consists of two companies of 252 infantry soldiers and four Companies of Light Vehicles with enough supplies to support them in the field.

The ship itself is armed with large number of 20-tubed & 15-tubed Long-Range Missile launchers for ranged combat, while number of lasers for intermediate & close-in defense with spread of twin-tubed Short-Range Missiles that has options to change ammo per situation be for in flight or on ground to help defend the ship.

Weapon Placement[]

  • Nose
    2 - LRM-20 Launcher (288 rounds), 4 Large & 4 Medium Lasers
  • Forward Right/Left Sides
    2 - LRM-20 Launcher (288 rounds), 4 Large & 4 Medium Lasers
  • Aft (Rear) Right/Left Sides
    2 - LRM-15 Launcher (512 rounds), 2 Large & 2 Medium Lasers, and 2 - SRM-2 Launchers (900 Rounds)
  • Aft
    2 - LRM-15 Launcher (512 rounds), 2 Large & 2 Medium Lasers, and 2 - SRM-2 Launchers (900 Rounds)
  • Ammunition
    192 rounds of LRM 15 ammunition (24 tons)
    180 rounds of SRM 6 ammunition (12 tons)
    144 rounds of LRM 20 ammunition (24 tons)

Cargo[]

  • Bay 1: Infantry (Foot) (120) 2 Doors
  • Bay 2: Infantry (Foot) (120) 2 Doors
  • Bay 3: Light Vehicle (48) 2 Doors
  • Bay 4: Cargo (1507.0 tons) 1 Door

Notes[]

  • Tech Rating/Availability: D/D-E-D-D
  • Total Cost Per Ship : 673,311,520 C-bills

Variants[]

There are number of Lion Class variants which were reworked and created by the Star League Defense Forces of the Terran Hegemony (in Periphery). These are similar but not same as original ships.

  • Lion-Class DropShip (Hvy Armor)
    This version of the Lion, while functionally identical in weapons and equipment features different configuration in it's bays. This ship designed to carry three companies (36 vehicles) of Heavy Combat Vehicles in it's Bay 1 (4 doors), with it's Cargo placed in Bay 2, with room for 555.5 tons. BV (2.0)=5,869[1]
  • Lion-Class DropShip (Light Armor)
    This version of the Lion, while functionally identical in weapons and equipment features different configuration in it's bays. This ship is a dedicated Light Vehicle Carrier designed to carry six companies (72 vehicles) of Light Combat Vehicles in it's Bay 1 (4 doors), with it's Cargo placed in Bay 2, with room for 555.5 tons. BV (2.0)=5,869[2]

Image Note[]

  • Image use is not canon image of the Lion-Class DropShip, this is a generic image. The vehicle is spheriod (rounded) style ship, where the similarities end.

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