Saturday, May 5, 2018
Rampart RF-128 Fighter Illustration
From Supplement 5:
The Rampart RF-128 and RF-128-2 fighters are small streamlined combat craft with stubby wings and limited control surfaces. The wings are semi-retractable, enough to reduce the crafts diameter to 3 meters and allow use in the launch tube.
Each fighter is a 15-ton craft constructed at tech level 15. The models have two distinct features - weaponry and crew size.
The Single Place Fighter is laser armed, and has only one position - for a pilot.
The Dual Place Fighter is missile armed, and has crew positions in its double cockpit. The craft is used for squadron command and control in combat situations. In addition, the dual place configuration is used for training of new pilots or for periodic check-rides for pilots within the squadron.
Of course I decided to ignore that and show a version with both lasers and missiles.