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Arugkali-class Battleship

               BB-S646CJ4-A96608-99S59-0 MCr979,724. 200 ktons
batteries bearing          5   7 571C7               TL=14
batteries                  A   F AF1RF               Crew=1,460
Fuel=104,000. EP=24,000. Agility=6. Cargo=500

Tonnage: 200,000 tons (standard). 2,800,000 cubic meters.
Crew: 540 officers, 3,514 ratings.
Performance: Jump-4. 6-G. Power plant-12. 24,000 EP. Agility 6.
Electronics: Model 9/fib computer
Hardpoints: One spinal weapons mount.
Armament: One particle accelerator spinal mount (factor-S). One hundred triple beam laser turrets organized into 10 batteries. Fifteen 50-ton fusion gun bays. Twenty five 100-ton meson gun bays. Fifteen 50-ton missile bays.
Defenses: Fifteen 100-ton repulsor bays. One hundred triple sandcaster turrets organized into 10 batteries. Meson screen (factor-6). Nuclear damper (factor-6). Armored hull (factor-10).
Craft: None.
Fuel Treatment: No fuel scoops or on-board fuel treatment plant.
Cost: MCr1,224,655.2 standard. MCr979,724.09 in quantity.
Construction Time: 56 months singly; 44 months in quantity.

   Comments: One of the older classes of vessels still in service with the Imperial Navy, the Arugkali class battleship is still considered a front-line vessel today. Still serving with 1 Imperial Navy battle squadron in the Spinward Marches. The Arugkali class was one of the vessels which helped to define the current navy standard of jump-4, 6-G acceleration and 6 agility.
    There are current;y no plans to rotate this class to either the strategic reserve or to a colonial squadron; it is felt this class still has the necessary combat power to be considered a front line vessel, assigned to front line squadrons. Currently, the Admiralty is discussing the possibility of performing a upgrade to this class - the main reason against such an upgrade is the number of vessels still in service.