Azhanti High Lightning class Frontier Cruiser

The Azhanti High Lightning is an obsolete multi-purpose cruiser capable of a variety of different functions. Most notable is the ship’s high jump capability (jump-5), which gives it great reactive mobility. It is this quality that has kept the ship in service in spite of its inferior agility and weaponry.

Several examples of the ship have been transferred to the Scout Service and to friendly client-states. Many of the remaining examples of the class were refurbished to these specifications from an earlier Fleet Intruder configuration, and now serve on the Imperial border.


Frontier Cruiser, Type CF, TL 14, MCr38,843


54,000/135,000, Disp=60,000, Config=4SL, Armor=55G, Unloaded=679,141tons, Loaded=710,326tons


7,031/14,062, Fusion=1,277,461Mw, Duration=24


900/1,800, M-Drive=1, 3,240/6,480, J-Drive=5, Vacuum=1,200kph, Top=1,000kph, Cruise=750kph, NOE=180kph, Agility=0


Radio=System x3, Maser=FarOrbit x3


EMMask, PassiveEMS=Interstellar, ActiveEMS=FarOrbit, Densitometer=HighPen/250m, Neutrino=10kw, ActObjScan=Rout, ActObjPin=Rout, PasObjScan=Rout, PasObjPin=Rout, PasEngScan=Rout, PasEngPin=Simp

PAWS N 0 x       FusionGun x 0 4
Batt 1 . . Batt . . 4
Bear 1 . . Bear . . 3
Missiles x 9 0       BLaser x x 9
Batt . 24 . Batt . . 19
Bear . 18 . Bear . . 15

DefDM=+5, NucDamp=5, MesonScrn=6

Sand x x 9
Batt . . 13
Bear . . 10

Computer=6fib x3, Panel=HoloLink x103,457


BasicEnv, BasicLS, ExtendLS, GravPlates


Crew=413, (Bridge=30, Engineer=27, Gunnery=65, Flight=172, Maintenance=22, Command=77, Stewards=18, Medical=2), Marines=150, ExtraStateroom=34, LowBerth=100


Rampart class Fighters x80 (2 launch tubes), Burkhart class Tanker Shuttles x4


Fuel=651,788kliters, FuelScoops, PurificationPlant, ObjSize=Large, EMLevel=Moderate, EC Protection

tail no name owner captain status notes
6326 Azhanti High Lightning IN in service
6329 Bard Enterprise IN in service
6342 Haunting Thunder IN lost 4FW
6348 Loathesome Reverie IN lost
6355 Children of the March IN Captain Dakhkhuefak in service
6372 Luriani High Lightning IN lost
6377 Threatening Vengeance IN lost 4FW
6378 Imperial Sabreur IN paid off
6380 Regal Carnation IN in service
6382 Riant Shield IN in service
6383 One Thousand Years IN in service
6387 Argentine Foray IN paid off
6390 Echo Intruder IN lost
6391 Valiant Senior IN in service
6392 Annulling Tapestry IN in service
6396 Guardian Rainbow IN lost
6400 Infrequent Hazard IN lost
6401 Mortal Quench-Fire IN in service
6404 Arrival Scourage IN lost
6405 Bard Refuge IN in service
6407 Bard Warlord IN lost 4FW
6408 Bard Endeavour Echo IN in service
6411 Exhasted Venture IN lost
6412 Cause Rampant IN lost
6413 Refractor Loathesome IN in service
6414 Minatory Periant IN in service
6415 Arrival Vengeance IN in service
6418 Reverie Indigo Echo IN in service
This craft originally appeared in GDW's Supplement 5 - Lightning Cruisers
Picture by Paul Jaquays
Stat conversion to MegaTraveller by Peter L.S. Trevor