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Nyx Sloop
Nyx-class Sloop
Production information
Manufacturer

Reyes-McLees Shipyards

Class

Sloop

Technical specifications
Length

56 metres

Width

46 metres

Height/depth

21 metres

Engine unit(s)

Plasma Fusion Drive

Slipspace Drive

Shaw-Fujikawa Model 52

Slipspace velocity

912 light years per day

Shielding

Grade 1 shield

Hull
  • Laminated shell
  • Layers of titanium
  • Layers of AEGIS
  • Thermal energy absorbing layers
  • Kinetic absorbing layers
  • Aero gel layer
Sensor systems
  • 360 degree AESA RADAR
  • Distributed LIDAR/ptical/UV/IR cameras
  • RADAR receiver
  • Magnetic sensor
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
Crew

5

Usage
Year introduced

2607

Era(s)

Necros War

Affiliation

United Nations Space Command

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The Nyx-class Sloop is a specialised ship used by the Office of Naval Intelligence for a variety of special tasks. The ship is designed to be modular to allow for a wide variety of roles to be defined by internal layout. It can be used as a VIP transport, assault ship, research vessel, observation vessel, escort and blockade runner.

The ship has all the stealth features of larger Prowlers, such as thermo-optical camouflage fields, RADAR absorbent materials, and infra-red suppressive paints, but often uses off-the-shelf aircraft systems for its sensor suites and defence systems. The ship itself is lightly armed, with a pair of 120mm magnetic accelerators buried in each of the wing tips, six archer pods in two launch bays and a rear facing Windstorm Close-In Weapon System, along with numerous decoy launchers and defence LASERs.

Internally, the only two truly fixed rooms are the bridge and engine room. The bridge is more akin to a cockpit on an aircraft, with pair of stations, which can both operate as the pilot of weapons officer. These stations have access to the forward window, weapons control and the control inputs, with analogue directional controls (flight sticks). Between this is the main holotank, which can display a variety of inputs, or just the A.I. in most cases. Behind this is the electronic warfare operators seat, which has access to a wide variety of technical systems for observation, defence and offence, allowing them to defend against and preform attacks in the electromagnetic spectrum or cyberspace.

The engine room consists of the ships singular on-board fusion reactor, directly powering the engines and systems and its two emergency generators, designed to power-up the fusion reactor from its none-powered status or super charge it in combat situations. This room has a engineer's station for monitoring and adjusting the engine, though is rarely fully manned outside of combat situations.

Due to the variable nature of the ship, the large interior space can be be fitted for a variety of purposes in about three days, and even decorated in two more. This ship can be used as a VIP transport, ferrying important personnel in safety, as the personal ship and base of operations of an ONI agent and his team, as an assault craft for UNSC special forces or as a mobile laboratory for clandestine research.

Ships of the Line

  • UNSC Nyx
  • UNSC Basilisk (Used by the head of ONI)
  • UNSC Lady Luck (Used by Bravo Company, 117th)


Warships of the UNSCDF Navy

Stealth Vessels
Minerva-class Prowler | Cerberus-class Strike Prowler | Obsidian-class Heavy Prowler | Reckoning-class Attack Prowler | Scáthach-class Command Prowler | Nyx-class Sloop | Auriga-class Light Prowler | Crux-class Sub-Prowler

Light Craft

Raven-class Assault Shuttle | Wyvren-class Light Corvette | Durham-class Corvette | Romulus-class Heavy Corvette | Saint Elisa-class Cutter | Nemesis-class Sloop

Frigates

Vanguard-class Light Frigate | Rivia-class Frigate | Griffin-class Frigate | Heimdall-class Frigate | Jaeger-class Frigate | Helios-class Heavy Frigate | Ronin-class Stealth Frigate

Destroyers

Oberon-class Light Destroyer | Indra-class Destroyer | Platinum-class Destroyer | Centurion-class Hunter-Killer Destroyer | Revanchist-class Picket Destroyer | Ferrus-class Heavy Destroyer | Raijin-class Escort Destroyer | Tyne-class Command Destroyer

Cruisers

Artemis-class Scout Cruiser | Tempest-class Light Cruiser | Valkyrie-class Light Cruiser | Thermopylae-class Cruiser | Delphinus-class Cruiser | Cannae-class Cruiser | Sentinel-class Anti-Aircraft Cruiser | Victoria-class Heavy Cruiser | Reach-class Heavy Cruiser | Athena-class Command Cruiser | Talion-class Battlecruiser | Keyes-class Battlecruiser | Andraste-class Strike Cruiser | Bishamonten-class Assault Cruiser

Carriers

Endeavour-class Assault Ship | Iskander-class Light Carrier | Argo-class Assault Carrier | Astraeus-class Support Carrier | Bastion-class Carrier | Odin-class Carrier | Damocles-class Heavy Carrier | Pendragon-class Super Carrier | Sol-class Command Carrier

Battleships

Cavalier-class Fast Battleship | Kataphrakt-class Battleship | Archangel-class Arsenal Ship | Titan-class Dreadnought | Ragnarök-class Dreadnaught

Special Vessels

Hyperion-class Drone Ship | Hellfire-class Drone Ship

Support Ships

Aether-class Science Vessel | Dawn-class Exploration Vessel | Luna-class Research Vessel | Diomedes-class Combat Supply Ship | Exile-class Armed Transport | Werewolf-class Q-Ship | Hecate-class Tender | Briareos-class Troop Carrier | Vulcan-class Repair Ship | Demeter-class Agriculture Ship | Ysionris Jeromi-class Hospital Ship | Atlas-class Cargo Ship | Ebon-class Fast transport Ship | Gigantes-class Tug | Odysseus-class Colony Ship

Mobile Battle Station

UNSC Lord Hood

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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