Corvettes are the smallest ships you will see with hyperspace capability. They were designed to serve as scouts and couriers. They usually have docking capabilities to allow parasites and thus increase their versatility. Many older corvettes find their way into use as free traders and yachts.
Base Abbreviation: CT
Tonnage Range: 3000 tons
Common Maximum Acceleration: 8-12 G
Common Endurance: 500-700 G-hours, F11 sufficient for 1,500 FPH
Common Power: One dual-use toroidal fusion plant/torch (25 terawatts)
Common Shields: Single 500/2 gigawatt generator mounted amidship
Common Armor: Minimal (useful against micrometeors or up to 10-megawatt lasers)