EF76-B2 Nebulon-class escort frigate

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EF76-B2 Nebulon-class escort frigate
Production Information
Designer Kuat Drive Yards
Manufacturer Kuat Drive Yards
Combat Designation Light Cruiser
Role Escort Starship, Interdiction Starship
Vehicle DesignNebulon-B2 Escort Frigate
Build Cost 256,000,000 Credits
Technical Specifications
Length253.2 meters
Width147.7 meters
Height 94.3 meters
Mass 31,500 metric tons (empty)
Cargo Capacity 1,000 metric tons
Consumables 2 years
Crew Compliment 920 (843 enlisted, 77 officers)
Troop Compliment 150 troopers
Vehicle Compliment None
Starfighter Compliment
  • 24 TIE Starfighters(Assorted variants, Imperial version)
  • 24 T-65 AC4 X-wing Class Starfighters (New Republic version)
Onboard Craft Several Grek-class Troop Shuttles and Katarn-class Boarding Shuttles
Drive Systems
Navigation Microaxial LpL-126 Navicomputer
Primary Engines 7 Kuat Galaxy-17 Ion Engines
Maneuverability 23.4 DPF
Cruise Speed 52.65 MGLT (Note: In the Lucas Arts Games, this number is 10 MGLT)
Top Speed 64.35 MGLT (Note: In the Lucas Arts Games, this number is 12 MGLT)
Flank Speed 76.05 MGLT (Note: This number is relatively accurate in X-wing Alliance)
Hyperdrive Rating Class 1
Back-up Rating Class 9
Combat Systems
Weapon Systems
  • 10 Taim & Bak XI 7 Turbolaser Cannons
  • 6 Taim & Bak XI 8 Heavy Turbolaser Cannons
  • 14 Borstel RH8 Laser Cannons
  • 1 Anti-Starfighter Concussion Missile Launcher
  • 2 Phylon Q7 Tractor Beam Projectors
Sensor Systems Fabritech ANs 9.5w wide-range Sensor Array
Shields Enhanced Delphus JC-671 Deflector Shield Projectors (Rated 2,520 SBD)
Hull Titanium reinforced alusteel primary hull (Rated 1,520 RU)
System Rating 420 SP
Power SystemsSienar Fleet Systems E-1aB Solar Ionization Reactor

Characteristics

Though it shared a similar profile with its predecessor, the Nebulon-B2 differed in some key ways. The forward pod split into an inverted-V shape which allowed for greater surface area to mount weaponry. The connecting spar was heavier, rendering it less vulnerable to being split open by heavy fire, and the ship was about 50 meters shorter overall.

Sublight speed was 17% faster, and shield strength and hull durability were both improved. The Nebulon-B2 was also armed with a concussion missile launcher, which was not normally mounted on its predecessor.

History

Most of these ships served in the Imperial Navy, although a few ships found their way into the hands of the Rebel Alliance and other groups, probably in the same ways they acquired the original Nebulon-B. At least one of them may have been modified for medical duties.