:HEADER Lab Ship Hkiyrerao-class Lab Ship L-DL14, TL 14, 400 tons, MCr 226.3
 
 :COMMENTS
Using a 400-ton hull, the Hkiyrerao-class research vessel is utilized for the investigation of scientific phenomena or for conducting tests at newly discovered worlds. It is equipped with the Ieya 4 Grid H4 jump drive, the 8x12Bu Oaauoau generator maneuver drive, and the Starlaaiyeai Ftu H power plant, giving performance of Jump-4 and 1G acceleration. Fuel tankage supports 2 weeks of operations and one jump-4. On the bridge is a computer Model/5. There are 14 staterooms and ten low berths. The ship has a single turret mining laser. The ship carries one light shuttle and one GCarrier as vehicles. There is one 50-ton scientific laboratory, and no cargo hold. The ship is a lifting body configuration, with wheels for use on landing strips, and also with landers and lifters for VTOL operation.

The researcher requires a crew of four: captain/pilot, astrogator, and two engineers. When on missions, an executive officer/head scientist is also required. A staff of up to 10 scientists can also be carried.

:HISTORY

:DATA Vol No Label MCr Notes ----- -- ------------------------------ ----- ------------------------------ 400 Lift body Hull, lifters 56 L, lifters 144 Jump Fuel (4 parsecs) 0 J4, 36t/pc 7.2 Plant Fuel (0.5 months) 0 0.5 months 4 Landing legs with pads 4 1 Fuel Scoops 0.1 1 Fuel Purifiers 0.1 1 Fuel Intakes 0.1 1 Fuel Bins 0.1 0 AV=28. 1 Rad Charged 0 5 Computer Model/5 std 27 0 AR Surf Communicator 1.5 0 DS Surf Neutrino Detector 3.5 0 DS Surf EMS 3.5 0 DS Surf Grav Sensor 3.5 0 AR Surf Visor 1.5 0 Vd Surf Mass Sensor 0.6 0 Vd Surf Deep Radar 0.6 0 Vd Surf Analyzer/Sniffer 0.6 0 Vd Surf Densitometer 0.6 0 Vd Surf Life Detector 0.6 0 Vd Surf Proximeter 0.6 0 Vd Surf Activity Sensor 0.6 0 Vd Surf Field Sensor 0.6 4 G T1 Mining Laser 2.1 2 Life Support Long Term 2 40 person-months 0.5 Crew Shared Fresher 0.5 4 crew 1 Common Fresher 1 10 passengers 5 10 Low Berth 1 1 passenger 8 4 Crew Stateroom 0.4 1 crew 9 GCarrier + streamlined bracket 4.5 25 Imp PowerPlant-4 (H) 25 P 4 45 Imp Jump Drive-4 (H) 45 J 4 1 Hero's Shrine 0 20 10 Standard Stateroom 1 1 passenger 50 10 Lab 20 12 3 Crew Lounge 0 45 Light Shuttle + hangar 11 3 Maneuver Drive-1 (B) 6 1 G 5.5 Cramped Controls 0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 400 TOTALS 225