Battle Cruisers are the lords of the space navy. These heavy hitters are optimized for long range engagement and long range defense combining a variety of missiles and drones with excellent point-defense and electronic warfare capabilities.
Base Abbreviation: BC
Tonnage Range: 90-100,000 tons
Common Maximum Acceleration: 3-5 G
Common Endurance: 1,000-1,250 G-hours, F11 sufficient for 2,000 FPH
Common Power: Two dual-use toroidal fusion plants/torches (25 terawatts each)
Common Shields: 1 500/6 gigawatt multiphase generators mounted forward, 1-2 500/6 multiphase generators amidships, 1 500/6 multiphase generators aft
Common Armor: Very Good (multiple 200-megawatt hits or a single 1-gigawatt, resistant to HE warheads, barely useful against nuclear warheads)