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Playing with the big boys

Zoot Zoot

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The Imperial Navy expands today after BAE shipyards completed the Imperiums first two heavy missile cruisers.
the HMS New London and HMS Tundra completed sea trials after spending three months in port due to the nuclear attacks.

With the trials finished, the two Imperium Class Battle Cruisers have begun their long trip to meet up with the armada currently sailing home from Alaska.

Displacement: 24,300 tons standard, 28,000 (full load)
Length: 252 m (827 ft)
Beam: 28.5 m (94 ft)
Draft: 9.1 m (30 ft)
Propulsion: 2-shaft CONAS, 2× KN-3 nuclear propulsion with 2× GT3A-688 steam turbines
140,000 shp[1]
Speed: 32 knots (59 km/h)
Range: 1,000 nautical miles (2,000 km) at 30 knots (56 km/h) (combined propulsion),
unlimited at 20 knots (37 km/h) on nuclear power
Complement: 710
Sensors and
processing systems: Radars
MR-800 (Top Pair) 3D search radar, foremast
MR-710 (Top Steer) 3D search radar, main mast
2 × Palm Frond navigation radar, foremast
Horse Jaw LF hull sonar

Horse Tail VDS (Variable Depth Sonar)
Armament: 20 P-700 Granit (SS-N-19 Shipwreck) AShM
14 SS-N-14 Silex ASW cruise missiles
12x8 (96) S-300PMU Favorit SA-N-6 Grumble surface-to-air missiles
96 S-400 (SA-NX-20 Gargoyle) long-range SAM
192 9K311 Tor (SA-N-9 Gauntlet) point defense SAM
44 OSA-MA (SA-N-4 Gecko) PD SAM
2x RBU-1000 305 mm ASW rocket launchers
2x RBU-12000 (Udav-1) 254 mm ASW rocket launchers
1 twin AK-130 130 mm/L70 dual purpose gun
10 533 mm ASW/ASuW torpedo tubes, Type 53 torpedo or SS-N-15 ASW missile
8x AK-630 hex gatling 30 mm/L60 PD guns
6x CADS-N-1 Kashtan missile/gun system
Armour: 76 mm plating around reactor compartment, light splinter protection
Aircraft carried: 3 helicopters
Aviation facilities: Below-deck hangar

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