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Battleship Nagumo's Information

The Battleship Nagumo was the only Meiji-class battleship to remain in service for over a century. Constructed in 723 AS, it was designed as part of Kusari's emphasis on centralization and self-preservation known as Sakoku, functioning as a strategically placed deterrent against any hostile intrusion coming from the neighbouring Tau systems. While it could be classified as a historical monument due to its age and uniqueness, the Kusari government have chosen not to promote the battleship in this way, as to them it is seen as a failure.

The Nagumo was the last Meiji-class battleship scheduled to be decommissioned and be replaced by the new Bakumatsu-class battleships that were being produced by Samura. As its militarily vital position in Kusari was one of great importance, the Nagumo could not be moved until another ship was deployed to take its place. The rising tensions in the Tau borderworlds prevented such a replacement from being constructed. Instead, the Battleship Nagasaki briefly replaced Nagumo, allowing Samura to refit the ship and shore up the structural weaknesses that led to the discontinuation of the Meiji class. Nagumo then resumed her assigned station, freeing up the Nagasaki for action in the Tau borderworlds.

Later on the Nagumo was a major actor in the battle for the Tau-29 gate. Although ultimately forced to retreat, the actions of this battlegroup managed to slow down the momentum of the IKN forces, and allowed the Republic to hold most of the Kyushu system for the remainder of the year. The Nagumo held the lines of defence over Planet Kyushu's orbital area, and actively organized the military actions against Imperial forces in the system. Without the arrival of a sufficient aid however, due to fighting elsewhere on the fringes of Kusari, it was only a matter of time before the venerable Nagumo was defeated again.

With the push into Kyushu by the Imperial fleets, the Nagumo wound up face to face with the far more modern Nagasaki. Despite the technological disadvantage, the captain of the Nagumo chose to order the Exiles to surrender rather than opening fire, forgoing an opportunity to land the first crucial shot. The engagement ended inconclusively after the Republican battlecruiser Akatsuki refused to fire on their own brethren, defecting to the Imperial forces shortly after the battle.

Nickname: ku03_03_base
Archetype: k_battleship
System: ???
Location: H1 (-1k below plane)
Owner: Kusari Naval Forces

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Battleship Nagumo's Equipment

Adv. Protector H. F. Shield Shield $118,380
Adv. Protector L. F. Shield Shield $109,610
Adv. Bulwark H. F. Shield Shield $118,380
Adv. Bulwark L. F. Shield Shield $109,610
Adv. Aegis H. F. Shield Shield $118,380
Adv. Aegis L. F. Shield Shield $109,610
Champion H. F. Shield Shield $260,240
Barrier H. F. Shield Shield $260,240
Brigandine H. F. Shield Shield $260,240
Adv. Protector Fr. Shield Shield $272,000
Adv. Bulwark Fr. Shield Shield $272,000
Adv. Aegis Fr. Shield Shield $272,000
Light Transport Graviton Shield Shield $600,000
Barrier Fr. Shield Shield $364,000
Brigandine Fr. Shield Shield $364,000
Medium Transport Graviton Shield Shield $1,200,000
Medium Transport Molecular Shield Shield $1,200,000
Medium Transport Positron Shield Shield $1,200,000
Heavy Transport Graviton Shield Shield $2,000,000
Heavy Transport Molecular Shield Shield $2,000,000
Heavy Transport Positron Shield Shield $2,000,000
Champion L. F. Shield Shield $240,960
Barrier L. F. Shield Shield $240,960
Brigandine L. F. Shield Shield $240,960
Adv. Champion H. F. Shield Shield $612,280
Adv. Champion L. F. Shield Shield $569,150
Adv. Barrier H. F. Shield Shield $612,280
Adv. Barrier L. F. Shield Shield $569,150
Adv. Brigandine H. F. Shield Shield $612,280
Adv. Brigandine L. F. Shield Shield $569,150
Vanguard Gunboat Shield Shield $3,000,000
Adv. Vanguard Gunboat Shield Shield $8,000,000
Preserver Gunboat Shield Shield $15,000,000
Redoubt Gunboat Shield Shield $3,000,000
Adv. Redoubt Gunboat Shield Shield $8,000,000
Bastion Gunboat Shield Shield $15,000,000
Sallet Gunboat Shield Shield $3,000,000
Adv. Sallet Gunboat Shield Shield $8,000,000
Cuirass Gunboat Shield Shield $15,000,000
Thruster Thruster $826,000
Cheetah Thruster Thruster $24,540,000
Light Capital Ship Thruster Thruster $8,000,000
Capital Ship Thruster Thruster $750,000
Wasp Cruise Disruptor Weapon $1,980
Hornet Cruise Disruptor Weapon $82,460
Train Cruise Disruptor Weapon $164,000
Mosquito Cruise Disruptor Weapon $192,000
Reinforced Cruise Disruptor Weapon $900,000
Maxim Chaingun Weapon $3,720,000
Adv. Debilitator Mk I Weapon $62,450
Imp. Debilitator Mk I Weapon $184,600
Adv. Debilitator Mk II Weapon $64,450
Imp. Debilitator Mk II Weapon $186,600
Adv. Debilitator Turret Mk I Weapon $49,320
Adv. Debilitator Turret Mk II Weapon $53,320
Nova Torpedo Launcher Weapon $2,120,000
Incapacitator Torpedo Weapon $3,120,000
Hellfire Rocket Pod Weapon $1,500,520
Bomber EMP Cannon Weapon $204,984
Bomber Energy Cannon Weapon $191,703
Bomber Scattergun Weapon $204,984
Bomber Chaingun Weapon $204,984
Neutralizer Bomb Weapon $7,025,000
Scorcher Bomb Weapon $7,025,000
Cannonball Missile Weapon $220,480
Firestalker Missile Weapon $256,620
Catapult Missile Weapon $150,300
Paralyzer Missile Weapon $194,580
Sidewinder Missile Weapon $388,000
Mini Razor Weapon $4,185,000
Gunboat Razor Weapon $2,950,000
Cerberus Gunboat Turret Weapon $915,000
Basic Gunboat Turret Weapon $150,000
Gunboat Pulse Cannon Weapon $2,680,000
Solaris Gatling Gunboat Turret Weapon $750,000
Solaris Gunboat Turret Weapon $750,000
Disinfector Weapon $24,790
Disinfector Mk II Weapon $54,810
Disinfector Mk III Weapon $142,600
Sunfrenzy Weapon $24,790
Sunfrenzy Mk II Weapon $54,810
Disinfector Mk II Turret Weapon $24,790
Disinfector Mk III Turret Weapon $55,250
Sunfrenzy Mk II Turret Weapon $24,790
Kusari Antimatter Cannon Weapon $7,025,000
Kusari Gunboat Forward Gun Weapon $2,500,000
Kusari Gunboat Turret Weapon $325,000
Cleanser KP1 Weapon $62,450
Cleanser KP2 Weapon $62,450
Cleanser LP4 Weapon $140,650
Cleanser Turret KP1 Weapon $49,320
Cleanser Turret KP2 Weapon $49,320
Fortress CM Dropper CM $324,000
Sentinel CM Dropper CM $320,000
Silencer CM Dropper CM $318,000
Hvy. Countermeasure Dropper CM $224,000

Battleship Nagumo's Commodities

Pirate Pilot $2,520 1 No
Bretonia Armed Forces Elite $24,000 1 No
Blood Dragon $10,000 1 No
Golden Crysanthemum $10,000 1 No
Corsair Pilot $10,000 1 No
Farmers Alliance Pilot $10,000 1 No
Hogosha Pilot $10,000 1 No
Outcast Pilot $12,000 1 No
Lane Hacker Pilot $10,000 1 No
Sirius Credit Card (10.000) $10,000 1 Yes

Local News at Battleship Nagumo

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