Planetside
Planetside


 Ships of the Fleet 


Planetside
Last Updated June 24, 2007
Karaut Stealth Destroyer

Owner

Sshel'ath Alliance
Class Heavy Combat Vessel
Availability Limited Availability (33%)
In Service 1962
Out of Service n/a
Source none
Author Tyrel Lohr
Last Updated December 24, 2002
Karaut Stealth Destroyer
Description:

Shortly after the Sshel'ath entered space new research projects were started to experiment with the feasibility of stealth technologies. Although great strides were made in these sciences, the Sshel'ath were never able to build a completely stealth warship hull.

The Karaut is one of the first warships to be built from the ground up to incorporate stealth construction techniques, including an advanced emissions masking system and composite hull material. The Karaut Destroyers were built in small numbers and used primarily for covert missions into Novon space. Though not hidden in actual combat, Karaut Destroyers could move unseen through enemy systems if they avoided those patrol groups that could detect them. Such missions were invaluable to the Sshel'ath intelligence efforts and the design were considered a resounding success.

Despite the advantages of the Karaut Stealth Destroyer the Sshel'ath were not able to maintain a large number of them because of the high maintenance requirements of the class.


Ship Control Sheet(s):
Karaut Stealth Destroyer - SCS
 Limited Availability (33%)
 
Sulkor Scout Destroyer - SCS
 Rare Variant
 
   
Related Entries:
No Related Entries
 
Design Notes:
No Design Notes Available


| Planetside Main | Planetside Forums | Features | Supplements | Ships of the Fleet | Resources | Scenarios | Recent Updates | The Great Machine | Babcom Archive | Links |

Questions, comments, or suggestions? Please contact Tyrel Lohr at tyrel_lohr@wyoming.com or via this online contact form. I look forward to hearing your feedback and ideas.

All original content © 2018, Tyrel Lohr.
All other materials are owned by their respective authors.