NSL  Neu Swabian League
The
Neu Swabian League Space Fleet
(From the GZG 2004 paper
catalog)
When the NSL was formed in 2101 following the split of the
old European Union, the fledgling European Space Force was also divided 
the NSL and FSE each appropriated what they could of the ESF ships and
assets to create the beginnings of their own space navies. The
Kriegsraumflotte was officially established in 2102 with a handful of
primitive exESF ships, comprising a very few newlybuilt FTLcapable
vessels and a number of Insystemers. The first purely NSLdesigned warship
was the FTL cruiser KRS Wien, launched in 2109, the first of a class that
eventually numbered 23 vessels and served well until the late 2130s. Since
then the KRF has rapidly expanded to become one of the four major Space
Navies: it cannot yet rival the NAC or ESU fleets in terms of sheer
tonnage, but it is still growing despite the attrition of the war years.
The spirit and traditions of the KRF can be traced back past the German
forces of the early and mid Twentieth Century, to the AustroHungarian
Navy of the Nineteenth Century and earlier.
The organization of the KRF is similar to most other
navies, in that it is structured as a number of Fleets with different
areas of operation; First Fleet is the home defense force based in the
Core and Inner worlds, Second Fleet the Outer Colony defense units and
Third Fleet is considered the 'Strike Fleet'  based at Neu Salzburg, it
is kept as a ready reserve for major operations. Logistic support units
are integral parts of each Fleet. Marine ground forces are provided from
speciallytrained units of the regular army seconded to Naval service as
required.
Like the NAC RN, most of the KRF personnel are volunteers
who sign up for either at five year term or a full career. Conscription
has been used at times during the Solar Wars, but it has generally been
found inefficient good starship crew members require lengthy training and
considerable dedication. Conditions on board KRF warships are not
luxurious, but neither are they unpleasant; the ships are utilitarian in
design, but reasonable attention has been paid to the effects of living
conditions on crew morale. Many KRF officers, both senior and junior, come
from the revived aristocratic families of the NSL member states which have
a heritage of proud military service stretching back through many
generations.
Ship Design Doctrine:
The ships of the KRF are generally heavily armed with beam
weapons, with other systems such as missiles or pulse torpedoes only being
mounted on a very few classes. NSL doctrine is for powerful ships in
offence and defense, with mobility a lower priority  thrust levels tend
to be low, and most large classes have only thrust2 drives. NSL military
hulls are boxy and solid, and hull armour is used extensively, but energy
screens are not carried. Active defenses are seen as a priority, and most
ships carry extensive pointdefense installations. Fighter operations are
based around small numbers carried on the large general combat ships
rather than specific carrier designs.

Gepard
class Strikeboat
FT522
Mass: 11
NPV 40 / CPV 30
Average Hull 3
(1/1/1)
Armour 1
Thrust 6
FTL
1 Fire Control
2 Submunitions Pack (F)



Nymphe
class Scoutship
FT542
Mass: 10
NPV 36 / CPV 27
Average Hull 3
(1/1/1)
Armour 1
Thrust 6
FTL
1 Fire Control
1 Beam1 Battery



Nibelung
class Corvette
FT523
Mass: 16
NPV 54 / CPV 41
Average Hull 5
(2/1/1/1)
Armour 1
Thrust 4
FTL
1 Fire Control
1 PDS
1 Beam1 Battery
1 Beam2 Battery
(FP/F/FS)



Pola
class Frigate
FT524
Mass 22
NPV 74 / CPV 57
Average Hull 7
(2/2/2/1)
Armour 2
Thrust 4
FTL
1 Fire Control
1 PDS
1 Class1 Beam
Batteries
2 Class2 Beam
Batteries (F/FP/AP, F/FS/AS)



Huszar
class Heavy Frigate
FT544
Mass 26
NPV 87 / CPV 68
Average Hull 8
(2/2/2/2)
Armour 2
Thrust 4
FTL
1 Fire Control
1 PDS
1 Class1 Beam
Batteries
2 Class2 Beam
Battery (FP/F/FS, All Arcs)



Lützow class Destroyer
FT525
Mass 32
NPV 107 / CPV 85
Average Hull 10
(3/3/2/2)
Armour 3
Thrust 4
FTL
1 Fire Control
2 PDS
1 Class1 Beam
Battery
3 Class2 Beam
Battery (FP/F/FS, AP/FP/F, AS/FS/F)



Rottweil class Missile Destroyer
FT535
Mass 34
NPV 115 / CPV 93
Average Hull 10
(3/3/2/2)
Armour 2
Thrust 4
FTL
1 Fire Control
1 PDS
1 Class2 Beam
Battery (FP/F/FS)
2 SMR (2 x
FP/F/FS)



Sachsen
class Heavy
Destroyer
FT545
Mass 42
NPV 141 / CPV 117
Average Hull 14
(4/4/3/3)
Armour 3
Thrust 4
FTL
2 Fire Controls
2 PDS
2 Class1 Beam
Batteries
3 Class2 Beam
Battery (F/FP/AP, F/FS/AS, All Arcs)



Kiel
class Light Cruiser
FT526
Mass 50
NPV 167 / CPV 142
Average Hull 16
(4/4/4/4)
Armour 4
Thrust 4
FTL
2 Fire Controls
3 PDS
2 Class1 Beam
Batteries
3 Class2 Beam
Batteries (FP/F/FS, 2 x All Arcs)



Emden class Light Cruiser
FT546
Mass 50
NPV 169 / CPV 144
Average Hull 16
(4/4/4/4)
Armour 4
Thrust 4
FTL
2 Fire Controls
4 PDS
1 ADFC
2 Class1 Beam
Batteries
2 Class2 Beam
Batteries (FP/F/FS, All Arcs)



Frankfurt
class Escort Cruiser
FT527
Mass: 68
NPV 229 / CPV 207
Average Hull 20
(5/5/5/5)
Armour 6
Thrust 4
FTL
2 Fire Control
5 PDS
1 ADFC
2 Class1 Beam
Batteries
5 Class2 Beam
Battery (FP/F/FS, 2 x F/FP/AP, 2 x F/FS/AS)



Danzig
class Escort Cruiser
FT547
Mass 70
NPV 236 / CPV 215
Average Hull 21
(6/5/5/5)
Armour 6
Thrust 4
FTL
2 Fire Controls
4 PDS
1 ADFC
2 Class1 Beam
Batteries
3 Class2 Beam
Batteries (FP/F/FS, F/FP/AP, F/FS/AS)
1 Class3 Beam
Battery (FP/F/FS)



Rommel class Attack Cruiser
FT538
Mass 86
NPV 285 / CPV 273
Average Hull 28
(7/7/7/7)
Armour 7
Thrust 4
FTL
2 Fire Controls
3 PDS
2 Class1 Beam
Batteries
3 Class2 Beam
Batteries (FP/F/FS, F/FP/AP, F/FS/AS)
2 Class3 Beam
Batteries (2 x FP/F/FS)



Helgoland class Heavy Cruiser
FT528
Mass 94
NPV 313 / CPV 307
Average Hull 28
(7/7/7/7)
Armour 9
Thrust 4
FTL
2 Fire Control
3 PDS
2 Class1 Beam
Batteries
2 Class2 Beam
Batteries (F/FP/AP, F/FS/AS)
2 Class3 Beam
Batteries (F/FP/AP, F/FS/AS)
1 Pulse Torpedo
(FP/F/FS)



Von Der
Tann class Battlecruiser
FT529
Mass 107
NPV 360 / CPV 367
Average Hull 32
(8/8/8/8)
Armour 7
Thrust 4
FTL
3 Fire Controls
3 PDS
2 Class1 Beam
Batteries
2 Class2 Beam
Batteries (F/FP/AP, F/FS/AS)
3 Class3 Beam
Batteries (FP/F/FS, F/FP/AP, F/FS/AS)
1 Pulse Torpedo
(FP/F/FS)



Graf Spee class Battleship
FT530
Mass 130
NPV 448 / CPV 487
Average Hull 44
(11/11/11/11)
Armour 8
Thrust 2
FTL
4 Fire Controls
4 PDS
1 ADFC
2 Class1 Beam
Batteries
2 Class2 Beam
Batteries (F/FP/AP, F/FS/AS)
4 Class3 Beam
Batteries (2 x F/FP/AP, 2 x F/FS/AS)
2 Pulse Torpedo (2
x FP/F/FS)



Habsburg
class Heavy Battleship
FT540
Mass 142
NPV 486 / CPV 546
Strong Hull 50
(13/13/12/12)
Armour 8
Thrust 2
FTL
4 Fire Control
4 PDS
2 Class1 Beam
Batteries
2 Class2 Beam
Batteries (F/FP/AP, F/FS/AS)
5 Class3 Beam
Batteries (FP/F/FS, 2 x F/FP/AP, 2 x F/FS/AS)
2 Pulse Torpedo (2
x FP/F/FS)



Maria Theresia class Battledreadnought
FT531
Mass 156
NPV 525 / CPV 567
Strong Hull 62
(16/16/15/15)
Armour 9
Thrust 2
FTL
4 Fire Controls
4 PDS
2 Class1 Beam
Batteries
2 Class2 Beam
Batteries (F/FP/AP, F/FS/AS)
4 Class3 Beam
Batteries (2 x FP/F/FS, F/FP/AP, F/FS/AS)
1 Pulse Torpedo
(FP/F/FS)
1 Fighter Bay



Erzherzog Ferdinand Max class
Superdreadnought
FT532
Mass 190
NPV 636 / CPV 807
Strong Hull 76
(19/19/19/19)
Armour 14
Thrust 2
FTL
4 Fire Controls
5 PDS
2 Class1 Beam
Batteries
3 Class2 Beam
Batteries (3 x All Arcs)
4 Class3 Beam
Batteries (2 x FP/F/FS, F/FP/AP, F/FS/AS)
3 Pulse Torpedoes
(3 x FP/F/FS)
Beam Subclass: Erzherzog Ferdinand MaxB
Replace 2 pulse
torpedoes with 1
Class4 Beam Battery (FP/F/FS)
Carrier Subclass Erzherzog Ferdinand MaxC
NPV
636 / CPV 706 + Fighters
Replace all 3 pulse torpedoes with 2 fighter bays


Erzherzog Ferdinand Max class Superdreadnought  B
FT532
Mass 190
NPV 636 / CPV 807
Strong Hull 76
(19/19/19/19)
Armour 14
Thrust 2
FTL
4 Fire Controls
5 PDS
2 Class1 Beam
Batteries
3 Class2 Beam
Batteries (3 x All Arcs)
4 Class3 Beam
Batteries (2 x FP/F/FS, F/FP/AP, F/FS/AS)
1 Class4 Beam
Battery (FP/F/FS)
1 Pulse Torpedo
(FP/F/FS)


Erzherzog Ferdinand Max class Superdreadnought  C
FT532
Mass
190
NPV
636 / CPV 706 + Fighters
Strong Hull
76 (19/19/19/19)
Armour
14
Thrust
2
FTL
4 Fire Controls
5 PDS
2 Class1 Beam
Batteries
3 Class2 Beam
Batteries (3 x All Arcs)
4
Class3 Beam Batteries (2 x FP/F/FS, F/FP/AP, F/FS/AS)
2
Fighter Bays

Prinz Heinrich class Assault Transport
FT536
Mass 120
NPV 331 / CPV
185 (+ Dropships)
Average Hull
30 (8/8/7/7)
Thrust 2
FTL
1 Fire Control
2 PDS
1 Class1 Beam
Battery
Hanger for 20
Mass of Dropships
32 Mass Troop
Space



Prinzessin Hannah class Escort Carrier
FT537
Mass 92
NPV 309 / CPV 236
+ Fighters
Average Hull 28
(7/7/7/7)
Armour 6
Thrust 4
FTL
2 Fire Controls
3 PDS
2 Class1 Beam
Batteries
3 Class2 Beam
Battery (FP/F/FS, F/FP/AP, F/FS/AS) 2
Fighter Bays



Kaiser Friedrich class Light Carrier
FT514
Mass 154
NPV 517 / CPV 470
Strong Hull 62 (16/16/15/15)
Armour 10
Thrust 2
3 Fire Control
4 PDS
2 Class1 Beam Batteries
2 Class2 Beam Batteries (AP/FP/F, AS/FS/F)
2 Class3 Beam Batteries (AP/FP/F, AS/FS/F)
3 Fighter Bays



Wien class Light Carrier
FT533
Mass 140
NPV 478 / CPV 374
+ Fighters
Strong Hull 50
(13/13/12/12)
Armour 7
Thrust 2
FTL
3 Fire Controls
4 PDS
2 Class1 Beam
Batteries
2 Class2 Beam
Batteries (F/FP/AP, F/FS/AS)
1 Class3 Beam
Battery (FP/F/FS) 4
Fighter Bays



Donau class Strike Carrier
FT539
Mass 160
NPV 548 / CPV 470
+ Fighters
Strong Hull 56
(14/14/14/14)
Armour 8
Thrust 2
FTL
4 Fire Controls
4 PDS
2 Class1 Beam
Batteries
3 Class2 Beam
Battery (FP/F/FS, F/FP/AP, F/FS/AS) 2
Class3 Beam Batteries (F/FP/AP, F/FS/AS) 4
Fighter Bays



Neu Salzburg class Heavy Carrier
FT534
Mass 212
NPV 738 / CPV 578
+ Fighters
Average Hull 62
(16/16/15/15)
Armour 9
Thrust 2
FTL
3
Fire Controls
6 PDS
2 Class1 Beam
Batteries
4 Class2 Beam
Batteries (F/FP/AP, F/FS/AS, 2 x All Arcs)
1 Class3 Beam
Battery (FP/F/FS)
8 Fighter Bays





