Title Posted
Grav lance Oct 2002
Missile orientation during flight Oct 2002
Missile pods: where are they tractored? Oct 2002
Missile pods as strap-on weapons? Oct 2002
Missile pod launchers Oct 2002
Missile pods: how well can you fit pods/box launchers on the exterior of a hull? Oct 2002
VLS cells for light units Oct 2002
Missile power systems Oct 2002
What happened to Erewhon's League Membership? Oct 2002
How do the Sollies regard the Havenite War? Oct 2002


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Effective speed by hyper band

  • Series: Honorverse
  • Date: June 03, 2009
   Effective Times C


BandTranslation Bleed-OffVelocity MultiplierWarshipMerchantman
Epsilon66%28841730.41442.0 *
Zeta61%35892153.41794.5 *
Eta56%42942576.42147.0 *
Theta52%50003000.02500.0 *
Iota48%6000Currently unattainable


* Merchantmen do not normally use these bands. This represents the maximum theoretical speed for them if they did.   Q-ships and merchant cruisers with reworked drives and compensators sometimes can reach these bands.