Vanguard Sentinel

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Vanguard Sentinel
ManufacturerAegis Dynamics (AEGS)
SizeMedium (1)
FocusElectronic Warfare
Production stateFlight Ready
Minimum crew2
Maximum crew2
Cargo capacity0 SCU
Cost
Pledge cost275 USD
Specifications
Null-cargo mass238,616 kg
SCM speed171 m/s
Maximum speed1,022 m/s
Fuel capacity2,500 l
Length38 m
Beam26.5 m
Height9.5 m

The Aegis A3G Vanguard Sentinel is an electronic warfare ship that’s designed to fight smart instead of taking enemies head on. The conversion features an AR cockpit, an external e-War pod, decoy missiles and a set of EMP charges. Vanguard Sentinels often provide necessary combat support for combined operations. A lone Sentinel assigned wild weasel tasks is frequently paired with Harbinger bombers and Warden escorts for large attack missions.[1]

Specifications

Avionics
Component Manufacturer Model Size (Max) # per mount x total
TBD M Radar Medium (Medium) 1 x 1
TBD M Computer Medium (Medium) 1 x 2
Systems
Component Manufacturer Model Size (Max) # per mount x total
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Power Plants
Tyler Design & Tech Gamma Max Medium (Medium) 1 x 2
Tyler Design & Tech Heat Sink Medium (Medium) 1 x 2
Ascension Astro Sheut Medium (Medium) 1 x 2

Propulsion
Component Manufacturer Model Size (Max) # per mount x Total
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Fuel Intakes
TBD M Fuel Intake Medium (Medium) 1 x 2
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Fuel Tanks
M Fuel Tank Medium (Medium) 1 x 2
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Quantum Drives
RAMP Corporation Nova Medium (Medium) 1 x 1
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Jump Modules
TBD M Jump Module Medium (Medium) 1 x 1
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Quantum Fuel Tanks
M Quantum Fuel Tank Medium (Medium) 1 x 1
Thrusters
Component Manufacturer Model Type # per mount x Total
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Main Thrusters
Main Thruster Main 1 x 6
Retro Thrusters Retro 1 x 2
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Maneuvering Thrusters
Gimbal Maneuvering Thruster Gimbal 1 x 4
Fixed Maneuvering Thruster Fixed 1 x 6

Weaponry
Component Manufacturer Model Details Size (Max) # per mount x Total
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Weapons
Hurston Dynamics Attrition-4 4 (5) 1 x 1
Behring ATVS Distortion Repeater 2 (2) 1 x 4
Behring REP-VS EMP Generator 4 (4) 1 x 1
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Turrets
Joker Enterprises Suckerpunch Distortion Cannon Manned 2 (2) 2 x 1
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Missiles
Firestorm Kinetics Arrester III Behring MSD-423 Marsden 3 (4) 2 x 2
TBD S2 EMP Missile TBC Behring MSD-442 Marsden 2 (4) 4 x 2

Tactics

The Sentinel is intended as something of a ‘trickster’ ship, oriented towards causing confusion on the battlefield. From EMP pulses to command and control interference, the Vanguard Sentinel will support battlefield operations by making it all that much harder for opponents to stay in contact and have proper information.[2]

Model

Variants

  • Vanguard Warden: The Warden is the base/fighter variant of the Vanguard series.

Development

The Vanguard is the promised twin-engine deep space fighter of the 60 million stretch goal. It is originally known as Bulldog. The concept was inspired by the twin-engine aircraft of World War II, like the Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg de Havilland Mosquito and the Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg Messerschmitt 110.[3]

Gallery

Forlink.svg  For a full gallery, see :Category:Vanguard Sentinel Images.

References