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The A-type mobile shipyard facility is one of the Nivenian Empire's largest mobile ships designed for military use. However, the A-type Mobile Shipyard Facility is not designed for direct combat, but rather indirect combat and a support role characterized by the manufacturing of military spaceships in the field. This allows the Nivenian Empire's Navy to be relatively self-sufficient and make new ships during protracted interstellar warfare - a necessity in order utilize power effectively at distances that require years to get to.

While the ship is almost invulnerable to both plasma weapons and kinetics, it is weak against lasers and electron beans. As the A-type mobile shipyard is typically employed outside of the battlefield, it is typically attacked by the actual navy of the enemy, and only when the battle has been lost and the industrial equipment is being targeted to prevent more ships from being produced. These ships are extremely difficult to take out, as both plasma and kinetic weapons (the most developed types in the Nivenian Empire) are useless against them, especially with good point-defense support. What they are vulnerable against, however, are large, slow-moving, maneuverable missiles with extremely high yields, enough to knock out the crew with high g-forces.

History[]

Armament[]

Main Components[]

Component Number Component type Other information
Protium Fusion Reactor 1 Power generation 500 GW to 125 PW output
Main Protium Fusion Rockets 20 Main engines
  • 125 TN thrust
  • 8,500,000 m/s delta-V in onboard fuel
Protium Fusion Thurster-Turret 100,000 Reaction Control Systems 1.6 GN thrust each
Interstellar ramjet 1 Fuel extraction and refining
  • Minimum effective speed 5,000,000 m/s
  • Maximum effective speed 32,000,000 m/s
Basic Computer System 1 Computer System 80.0 PHz processing power, 40.0 PB RAM, 144,000,000 1U pizzabox servers.
Life Support bay 2 Gravity, Food, Air, and Water generation 6.00 m/s^2 gravity, maximum sustainable crew 10,000,000,000.
Radiator fin 4 Heat dissipation 1 PW maximum input, 40,000 km^2 area when unfolded
Shipyard Bay 4 Fleet construction, Alloy smelting 300 Billion metric tons of ships per month

Weapons[]

Weapon name Number Weapon type Energy Fire rate
Main Protium Fusion Rockets 20 Plasma 2 ZW Continuous
Protium Fusion Thurster-Turret 100,000 Plasma 25.6 PW Continuous
Large Missiles 4,000,000 Explosive 20.4 PJ Single-use
Titanic Missiles 5,000 Explosive 52.5 ZJ Single-use

Armor[]

Armor material Thicknesss Energy to rupture Laser Resistance Energy to melt
CANT-TI Alloy 8.0 m 9.6 GJ/m^2 30 % reflectivity 47.3 GJ/m^2
Reflective Plating 0.5 m 2.5 MJ/m^2 98 % 7.2 GJ/m^2

Shields[]

Shield Backups Energy rating Resistances Vulnerabilities
Mk. 12 Quantum Chromodynamic Shield 6 90 TJ/mol quarks maximum rating Most plasma and kinetic weapons Lasers, electron beams, things with a whole lot of momentum

Affiliation[]

Empire name Number of A-type Mobile Shipyard Facilities in service Production capacity per month (number currently in production per month)
Nivenian Empire 60,000 5,000 (5,000)
General Information
Nivenian History after Dekemurios 32, 20 NE
Nivenia Space Core Systems (within 3.2 light-years)
Nivenia Space Rouge Planets
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