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Kiowa-class Frigate
CountriesUnited States
Length120 meters
BeamPrimary hull: 22 meters
Drive: 40 meters
Krasnikov-Hirasaki Event-capable
Loaded Mass5,255 metric tons
Personnel108 (12 officers, 88 crew, 5 Marines, 3-person flight detachment)
Drive1.32-terawatt Honeywell Nittany Lion Mark V
FuelAntimatter-initiated fusion of helium-3 and deuterium
Cruise Thrust17.28 milligees
Cruise Range608 kps
0.25 AU flip time10 days, 16 hours
Top Thrust4.3 gees
Missiles2x20-cell launchers
Guns2x1x18 kg, 7.2 kps primary gun battery
Laser Engines600 megawatts at 1080 nm
Laser Mounts2x240cm "Hornet" forward tricolor cannon
4x120cm "Linebacker" tricolor counterbattery turrets
8x60cm "Barricade" point-defense turrets
ConstructionLatham Spaceworks 2135-present
Ships in class
(partial listing)
USS Kiowa
USS Apache (FL-801)
USS Chinook
USS Comanche
USS Iroquois
USS Pawnee
USS Shoshone
Ships in this class are named for Native American tribes. They are commonly used in escort roles.

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