Traveller Store CotI Features New Posts Mark Forums Read Register


Go Back TravellerRPG.com > Citizens of the Imperium > General Traveller Discussions > The Fleet

The Fleet Ship designs, strategies, and tactics.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old June 11th, 2004, 08:08 PM
Durkin Durkin is offline
Citizen: SOC-6
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Alberta, Canada
Posts: 16
Gallery : 0
Durkin Citizen
Question

Hello,

Several sources in the cannon (I think ) refer to the Michelson (sp?)Thernonuclear device, a.k.a. MTD, a.k.a PLANET BUSTERS !!!!

Using surplus scout/Courior hulls (generally)these massive (???) bombs would be sent to an enemy world, under robotic control. Once on the ground, they'd pop off destroying the planet.

These ultimate weapons of the 57th century were rated from 1 to A, (based on the size of the planet they could crack) and some were even usabel against gas giants.

Yes, I know his is very seimular to the "stone burner" nuke from Frank Herbert's DUNE.

My question(s) are;

Is this indeed cannon?

Does anyone have any idea for the (CT / HG) stats / Tech Levels of such terrible weapons?
__________________
Design & Developmnet VP<br />Durkin Shipyards
Reply With Quote

Welcome!
To see more of this thread, please login or register.
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

This website and its contents are copyright ©2010-2013 Far Future Enterprises. All rights reserved. Traveller is a registered trademark of Far Future Enterprises .
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright (c) 2010-2013, Far Future Enterprises. All Rights Reserved.