Class Design Edit
Although officially designated as light cruisers, the ships were actually larger than most common heavy cruisers and were scaled-down derivates of Manticoran Star Knight-class units. The Marksman-class was unique among Solarian Navy light cruisers in that it had a flag bridge.
Construction Notes Edit
They were built by the Carlucci Industrial Group of Erewhon in the early 1920s PD, based on a special contract with Maya Sector Governor Oravil Barregos. Officially, Marksman-class ships belonged to the Erewhon Navy.
Class Role Edit
When initially deployed in 1921 PD, the Marksman-class were equipped as fire control ships and were intended to cooperate with Masquerade-class "arsenal ships". They had two broadside missile tubes on each side replaced with additional fire control links and enough planar arrays to allow simultaneous control of sixty missiles.
Class Historical Notes Edit
|Marksman-class light cruisers|
|Solarian Starship Classes|