Title Posted
Kinetic anti-ship attacks Oct 2002
Maneuver, combat and missiles Oct 2002
Marines aboard ship Oct 2002
MetalStorm missile tubes Oct 2002
Post-battle debris concerns Oct 2002
FTL LACs Oct 2002
LACs as parasites Oct 2002
<em>Shrikes </em>and <em>Ferrets </em>are not fighters Oct 2002
Q-ships Oct 2002
Q-ships as convoy escorts/raiders 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.