Building a Navy – deWulf Navy (5)

Continuing the series on Building a Navy, once the Fleet Design process has been completed, the next part is establishing Force Size. Having a fleet is all well and good, but fleet operations require crewing and supporting infrastructure. The Chart deWulf Fleet Design A fleet is useless without crew, and it is doubly useless without… Continue reading Building a Navy – deWulf Navy (5)

Building a Navy – deWulf Navy (4)

Continuing the series on Building a Navy, once the Fleet Missions have been decided, the next stage is Fleet Design. Here the actual decisions are made about what the navy will use in order to accomplish them. The Chart Defined Fleet Missions combined with the Fiscal Environment determines what the Fleet Design is. deWulf Fleet… Continue reading Building a Navy – deWulf Navy (4)

Building a Navy – deWulf Navy (3)

Continuing the series on Building a Navy, the Fleet Missions are the first concrete steps towards building a fleet. With the basic environment and goals laid down, a realistic (or at least plausible) series of operational requirements and operational postures begins to take shape. The Chart The conjunction of Assumptions and Goals thusly details what… Continue reading Building a Navy – deWulf Navy (3)

Sketches – Small Shuttle Hangar

As part of the design work that has been put into the Augen Mk1's deckplans, I did a bit of a look at the hangar for her single small craft. As with many smaller ships, working compartments often have to do double duty. Especially when they take up a fair amount of internal volume AND… Continue reading Sketches – Small Shuttle Hangar

Building a Navy – deWulf Navy (2)

Continuing the series on Building a Navy, the next stage is to look at the Strategic Goals that the Navy is being tasked with. While not entirely dependent on the previous Strategic Assumptions, they are informed by them, and together they begin to form the foundation of what the deWulf Navy is built on. The… Continue reading Building a Navy – deWulf Navy (2)

Sketches – deWulf Defense Station BS4

As spaceships grew larger, so did defensive space stations in turn. The current (as of 11.0 AS) state of the art is the massive Base Station 4 hull, massing as much as a dreadnought in raw size. Unlike a dreadnought though, a station does not need to devote a large fraction of its internal space… Continue reading Sketches – deWulf Defense Station BS4