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Crucible class Destroyer

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The first ever warship designed by Palleta Maritime, Design 129 "Crucible" unexpectedly won the bid issued by the Erandian government for a destroyer to replace the aging Dragon class. ERN Crucible (DD-118) was the first ship to roll off the newly upgraded REC shipyard.

With a Sprint speed of 27 Knots and a cruising speed of 17 knots, the Crucible will never lag behind the fleet. It is propelled by a series of Diesel engines in CODAG arrangement.

It has a displacement of roughly 4000 Tons, a range of 5000 Nautical miles.

ERN Crucible fires off a ASHM-25 Onager missile and a AGM-29 Machete missile

A ship designed with stealth in mind, the Crucible class multimission Destroyer is
Low-observable. It is equipped with the ultra-advanced MK81 Radar, as well as the SCBPS-8 System. A type 16 Fire-control system and EGCI-6 Electronic warfare Unit are also mounted.


ERN Crucible firing off a AA missile during exercise GARDENER

Well-armed, it's weapon complement is quite large, and includes:
X1 MK3 Naval CIWS
X2 MK4 AGTAPC main cannon
X16 Launch tubes for AAM-14 Missiles
X1 Launch unit for AAM-16 Rapier missiles
X6 ASHM-25 Onager Supersonic missile tubes
X6 Torpedo tubes launching T-9 Barracuda Torpedoes
X2 H-11 Kingfisher ASW Helicopters

A VLS capable of launching:
AGM-23 Katana Subsonic cruise missiles
AGM-29 Machete Hypersonic cruise Missiles


ERN Crucible firing torpedoes out it's hidden launch bay

At a price of 1.8 Billion, the Destroyer is open for sale to All Erandian allies.


Controls:
Throttle to move forward
Brake to reverse
Yaw to Steer
AG1 to open hangar door
VTOL and Trim to operate main guns and CIWS

Do note that due to device complications, The destroyer is in a 1/3 scale.



Creator's note:
Hello there! This destroyer is basically an up sized Formidable class FFG, and took me 3 days to complete. Did you enjoy it? If yes, thank you! If no, tell me what I can do better in the comments.

Big thanks to the Beta testers:
Mobius1ISAF
Typhoon03
ShiroNeko

as well as ShiroNeko and p0tato72 for dedragging my craft

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General Characteristics

  • Created On Android
  • Wingspan 19.9ft (6.1m)
  • Length 164.5ft (50.1m)
  • Height 51.7ft (15.8m)
  • Empty Weight 236,987lbs (107,496kg)
  • Loaded Weight 292,891lbs (132,853kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 0.126
  • Wing Loading 3,109.8lbs/ft2 (15,183.2kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 94.2ft2 (8.8m2)
  • Drag Points 0

Parts

  • Number of Parts 519
  • Control Surfaces 2