Type A Free Trader
The TL-10 Beowulf-class Free Trader is a short-haul itinerant merchant ship plying the space lanes carrying both cargo and passengers.
Type A2 Far Trader
The Type A2 is a small merchant carrying primarily cargo on unscheduled routes, enhanced by a greater range (that is, Jump-2) than similar ships.
Type BC Kinunir-class Battle Cruiser
The Kinunir1-class Type BC Battle Cruiser is an experimental ship design2 intended for power projection by the Empire in its territories.
Type C Mercenary Cruiser
The Type C is a fighting ship capable of operating in the offensive mode (in both weapons and defenses); it is adapted to carrying a military (mercenary) unit for on-the-ground operations.
Type CE Close Escort
The Type CE is a minor naval vessel deployed in a defensive role; the ship is tailored to operate in close formation with larger vessels.
Type E Corvette
The Type E is an intermediate naval vessel deployed in an offensive role, the ship is tailored for long-term operations in a specific area.
Type GE Gunned Escort
The Type GE is a minor naval vessel deployed in a defensive role; the ship favors gun weaponry (primarily plasma or fusion guns).
Type K Safari
The Type K is a commercial vessel specializing in charters to world surfaces for recreation and tourism.
Type L Lab Ship
The Type L is a scientific research vessel devoted to gathering scientific data; it has the ability to process it im- mediately.
Type M Subsidized Liner
The Type M is a small commercial vessel carrying primarily passengers on scheduled routes; local governments subsidize the ship’s expenses to encourage service to specific routes.
Type P Vargr Corsair
The Type P is a fighting ship capable of operating independently attacking commercial shipping (specifically to steal its freight or cargo).
Type PG Daring-class Patrol Frigate (PG-DA43)
The Daring-class Type PG Patrol Frigate is an intermediate naval vessel deployed in a offensive role; the ship is tailored for long-term operations (patrol).
Type R Subsidized Merchant
The Type R Subsidized Merchant (colloquially: the Fat Trader) is an increased-payload mixed passenger and car- go trader with Jump-1 drives. Local governments subsidize the ship’s expenses to encourage service to specific routes.
Type S Scout/Courier
The Type S Scout/Courier is a small Jump-2 exploratory vessel intended for routine system surveys or non-priority courier duties
Type SD System Defense Boat
The Type SD System Defense is a dedicated system protection ship.
Type U Packet
The Type U Packet is an itinerant passenger ship specializing in safe passage off the main routes.