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Balder-class
Balder-class Heavy Destroyer
Production information
Manufacturer

Reyes-McLees Shipyards

Model

DDG

Class

Heavy Destroyer

Technical specifications
Length

678 metres

Width

166 metres

Height/depth

148 metres

Engine unit(s)

Plasma Fusion Drive

Slipspace Drive

Shaw Fukikawa model 52

Slipspace velocity

912 light years per day

Shielding

Grade 3 shield

Hull
  • Laminated shell
  • Layers of titanium
  • Layers of AEGIS
  • Thermal energy absorbing layers
  • Kinetic absorbing layers
  • Aero gel layer
Sensor systems
  • AN/SPY-9 PAVE HOUND Active Electronically Scanned Array RADAR
  • AN/SPY-7 PAVE SAW Radio Telescope
  • AN/SSS-19 SAFEGUARD Electromagnetic Array
  • AN/SSS-19 REARGUARD Electromagnetic Array
  • AN/SLS-12 HORNET LIDAR
  • AN/SVS-68 Optical Telescope
  • AN/SAS-67 Infra-red Telescope
  • AN/SSQ-23 Sensor Network
Targeting systems

Multispectrum Optical AI assisted camera network

Navigation system

AI assisted Slipspace 'MAZE' directional router

  • AI/Manual driven computer supported pilot systems
Avionics

AI Assisted ADIS

  • MASER communications dish
  • Slipspace LASER communication system
  • War Net Integrated computer
Countermeasures
Armament
Complement
Usage
Role(s)
  • Escort
  • Hunter-Killer
Affiliation

United Nations Space Command

  [Source]


"Move aside, war god coming through!"
―Captain of the UNSC Balder


The Balder-class Heavy Destroyer is a heavy destroyer classification used by the UNSC. Utilised in hunter-killer formations free of regular Battlegroup formations, the Balder is a high-strength combat ship designed to hound and take down enemy ships. Heavily armoured, and fast, the Balder dominates enemy escorts in terms of raw power. The ship is high-endurance, allowing it to perform operations far from friendly lines, for long periods of time.

Weaponry

The Balder packs an incredible punch, mixing heavy payloads of missiles and cannons, allowing it incredible head-on fire power.

It's main armament comes in the form of 2 Mark VIIB Heavy Coil Magnetic Accelerator Cannon. Capable of firing within 30 seconds of one another, they cause catastrophic damage. Capable of accelerating a 600 ton slug to 60,000 metres per second. A single round can annihilate an opposing SDV-class Corvette.

It's secondary weapons consist of a number of cannons designed for closer-ranged fights. It backs up the main weapon battery with 7 M41 Monarch Naval Support Gun, capable of delivering a punishing hail of 155mm slugs to a target. This is further supported by a network of M37 Renegade Guns, capable of laying down impressive salvoes of fire. These are further supported by M54 Lancer cannons, high-energy laser weapons.

For salvo fire, it possesses two classification of ship-to-ship missile. First off, it carries a large payload of Archer missiles. These missiles can be quickly fired off in large salvoes, swamping enemy defences with a mass of fire. Its second missiles are Emperor SHRAMs high-power missiles that are fired from the ship's prow in massed rounds, allowing it to hammer targets in a charge.

It further carries massed arrays of air defence weapons, allowing it to fend off starfighter constellations.

It also carries a small amount of seldom used nuclear weapons, intended for nuclear bombardments against enemy star ships.

Armour and Superstructure

Powerplant and Engines

Systems and Sensors

Role

The Balder-class is primarily a hunter-killer, travelling in roving wolf packs, attacking enemy escorts. While lacking enough punch to attack larger vessels, at least individually, the Balder is lethal against anything in a similar tonnage range. However, being a design meant for absolute combat, and little else, it has little other utility. These ships are highly self-reliant, being capable of defending itself from multiple threats, and are high-endurance, allowing these ships to operate on their own for a long period of time, far from bases. Often they form the first line of UNSC forces, acting as vanguard and scouts, and act as skirmishers, attacking enemy positions where their defences are weakest.

UNSC Comments

Ships of the line

Warships of the UNSCDF Navy

Stealth Vessels
Minerva-class Prowler | Nike-class Strike Prowler | Athena-class Heavy Prowler | Vali-class Attack Prowler | Cydonia-class Command Prowler | Nyx-class Sloop | Persephone-class Light Prowler | Apophis-class Sub-Prowler

Light Craft

Macha-class Assault Shuttle | Hermes-class Corvette | Themis-class Heavy Corvette | Tyche-class Cutter

Frigates

Heimdall-class Frigate(Prometheus-class Frigate) | Ishtar-class Light Frigate | Helios-class Heavy Frigate(Sekhmet-class Heavy Frigate) | Loki-class Stealth Frigate(Anansi-class Stealth Frigate)

Destroyers

Baal-class Destroyer(Pallas-class Destroyer | Enkidu-class Destroyer) | Tereus-class Escort Destroyer(Mímir-class Escort Destroyer) | Balder-class Heavy Destroyer(Raijin-class Heavy Destroyer | Perun-class Heavy Destroyer) | Serapis-class Picket Destroyer

Cruisers

Horus-class Light Cruiser(Isis-class Light Cruiser) | Thor-class Cruiser(Nemesis-class Cruiser | Artemis-class Cruiser) | Victoria-class Heavy Cruiser(Anubis-class Heavy Cruiser) | Ares-class Battlecruiser(Hades-class Battlecruiser | Poseidon-class Battle Cruiser | Gilgamesh-class Battle Cruiser) | Andraste-class Strike Cruiser(Neith-class Strike Cruiser) | Bishamonten-class Command Cruiser(Amaterasu-class Command Cruiser | Týr-class Command Cruiser | Kali-class Command Cruiser | Apollo-class Command Cruiser)

Carriers

Ra-class Assault Ship | Jade-class Light Carrier(Huang-di-class Light Carrier) | Dagda-class Assault Carrier(Radegast-class Assault Carrier | Tlaloc-class Assault Carrier) | Astraeus-class Support Carrier(Durga-class Support Carrier | Indra-class Support Carrier) | Odin-class Carrier(Freya-class Carrier) | Hera-class Super Carrier(Izanami-class Super Carrier | Sobek-class Super Carrier) | Zeus-class Command Carrier(Izanagi-class Command Carrier | Vishnu-class Command Carrier)

Battleships

Czernobog-class Light Battleship | Osiris-class Battleship(Triton-class Battleship) | Morrigan-class Arsenal Ship | Myth-class Dreadnought | Ragnarök-class Dreadnaught(Aesir-class Dreadnaught | Olympian-class Dreadnaught)

Special Vessels

Hyperion-class Drone Ship | Iapetus-class Drone Ship

Support Ships

Aether-class Science Vessel | Caelus-class Exploration Vessel | Brahma-class Research Vessel | Selene-class Combat Supply Ship | Consus-class Armed Transport | Eris-class Q-Ship | Hecate-class Tender | Atlas-class Troop Carrier | Vulcan-class Repair Ship | Demeter-class Agriculture Ship | Asclepius-class Hospital Ship | Harmonia-class Cargo Ship | Gigantes-class Tug

Orbital Stations

Oranos-class Orbital Defense Platform | Kronos-class Command Platform | Hestia-class Medical Platform | Ptah-class Repair Platform | Hephaestus-class Supply Platform | Gaia-class Colony Platform


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