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{{Infobox ShipStats Oolite| title=Cobra Clipper SAR
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{{Semantic Infobox ShipStats Oolite| title=Cobra Clipper SAR
 
|image = [[Image:ClipperSAR.png|250px]]
 
|image = [[Image:ClipperSAR.png|250px]]
 
|dimensions = 120 x 26 x 62.5
 
|dimensions = 120 x 26 x 62.5
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|width = 120m
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|height = 26m
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|length = 62.5m
 
|capacity = 10 TC
 
|capacity = 10 TC
|gunmounts = Fore
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|capacityext = 15 TC
 
|maxspeed = 0.375 LM
 
|maxspeed = 0.375 LM
 
|maneuverability = Roll: 1.8<br />Pitch: 0.95
 
|maneuverability = Roll: 1.8<br />Pitch: 0.95
 
|energybanks = 4
 
|energybanks = 4
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|energyrecharge = 4.0
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|gunmounts = Fore
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|missileslots = 4
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|shieldboost = Yes
 
|milshields = Yes
 
|milshields = Yes
|shieldboost = Yes
 
 
|hyperspace = Yes
 
|hyperspace = Yes
|isoxp = OXP
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|isoxp = Oxp
 
|isplayer = Yes
 
|isplayer = Yes
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|baseprice = 225000 Cr
 
}}
 
}}
 
== Overview ==
 
== Overview ==
 
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[[Image:SARspeed.png|thumb|270px|left|A Cobra Clipper SAR to the rescue]]
 
The Cobra Clipper ''Search and Rescue'' ship is frequently seen in the more advanced systems, scouting along the space lanes and their peripheries. Its intent is to locate any escape pod survivors, be it from pirate attacks or other space accident, and swiftly bring them back to safety.  Although it is said to be a structurally sound adaptation of the [[Cobra Mk.3 (Oolite)|Cobra Mark III]], certain aspects have, according to its critics, left some things to be desired. What the improved engine gains in speed performance, it comes at the cost of a slight reduction of maneuverability, and a considerable loss of potential cargo space. Even though, feasibly, some storage volume can be reclaimed, this and its alleged sluggishness prevent the Clipper from being everyone's favourite ship.
 
The Cobra Clipper ''Search and Rescue'' ship is frequently seen in the more advanced systems, scouting along the space lanes and their peripheries. Its intent is to locate any escape pod survivors, be it from pirate attacks or other space accident, and swiftly bring them back to safety.  Although it is said to be a structurally sound adaptation of the [[Cobra Mk.3 (Oolite)|Cobra Mark III]], certain aspects have, according to its critics, left some things to be desired. What the improved engine gains in speed performance, it comes at the cost of a slight reduction of maneuverability, and a considerable loss of potential cargo space. Even though, feasibly, some storage volume can be reclaimed, this and its alleged sluggishness prevent the Clipper from being everyone's favourite ship.
  
 
==The Beginning==
 
==The Beginning==
 
 
When [[Obnoxicorp]] registered that its insurance division's profits were plummeting, they became aware that a campaign against them had been in effect for several years. Investigating the problem led them to identify that some customers felt they were getting little for their money, and other customers had died.  Seizing the problem at its roots, the Obnoxicorp thinktank recommended that a charm offensive be launched towards the disgruntled customers, and measures be taken to keep them alive. With this, the Murgh Shipyards was given the task of constructing a rescue vessel to herald the new era, using the successful Cobra Mk.III as its foundation.
 
When [[Obnoxicorp]] registered that its insurance division's profits were plummeting, they became aware that a campaign against them had been in effect for several years. Investigating the problem led them to identify that some customers felt they were getting little for their money, and other customers had died.  Seizing the problem at its roots, the Obnoxicorp thinktank recommended that a charm offensive be launched towards the disgruntled customers, and measures be taken to keep them alive. With this, the Murgh Shipyards was given the task of constructing a rescue vessel to herald the new era, using the successful Cobra Mk.III as its foundation.
  
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At first, this move seemed to benefit Obnoxicorp's insurance profits greatly, but inevitably, the SAR's honeymoon came to an end. The rumour spread that the much-hyped scanner wasn't nearly as effective as claimed, and reports of specifically targetted pirate ambushes (a large score being known as "hitting the gravy train" in slave trafficker parlance) became commonplace. As an additional own-shot in the foot, it got to be widely known that Clippers packaged with quick licencing were sold on the open market as Obnoxicorp sought more profit by franchising the EscapePod retrieval industry, and any remaining positive spin from the original campaign seemed to have vanished.
 
At first, this move seemed to benefit Obnoxicorp's insurance profits greatly, but inevitably, the SAR's honeymoon came to an end. The rumour spread that the much-hyped scanner wasn't nearly as effective as claimed, and reports of specifically targetted pirate ambushes (a large score being known as "hitting the gravy train" in slave trafficker parlance) became commonplace. As an additional own-shot in the foot, it got to be widely known that Clippers packaged with quick licencing were sold on the open market as Obnoxicorp sought more profit by franchising the EscapePod retrieval industry, and any remaining positive spin from the original campaign seemed to have vanished.
  
[[Image:SARspeed.png|thumb|270px|left|A Cobra Clipper SAR to the rescue]]
 
 
== Notable features ==
 
== Notable features ==
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While the Cobra Clipper SAR is said to have gleaned the most advanced scanning technology from captured [[Thargoids|Thargoid]] vessels, the reports of its performance has left few impressed. Its scanning range of reportedly twice that of the regular consumer model is frequently proven to be somewhat flawed, and a bit of an embarrassment to Murgh Shipyards. The results after the most recent recall remain to be seen.
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== Credits ==
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* [[User:Murgh|Murgh]] (original author)
  
While the Cobra Clipper SAR is said to have gleaned the most advanced scanning technology from captured [[Thargoids|Thargoid]] vessels, the reports of its performance has left few impressed. Its scanning range of reportedly twice that of the regular consumer model is frequently proven to be somewhat flawed, and a bit of an embarrassment to Murgh Shipyards. The results after the most recent recall remain to be seen.
 
  
 
== Download ==
 
== Download ==
The [http://oosat.alioth.net/files/CobraClipper.zip Cobra Clipper SAR OXP] v 1.0 from OoSat.<br>
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*Current version: [http://app.box.com/shared/uefvdg70t5 Cobra Clipper SAR OXP v1.1]
The [http://www.box.net/shared/uefvdg70t5 Cobra Clipper SAR OXP] v 1.1 from the Box. ''updated 25/5/2009''
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*Old version: [http://oosat.alioth.net/files/CobraClipper.zip Cobra Clipper SAR OXP v 1.0]
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== License ==
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[[Image:CC_BY-NC-SA.png|150px]]  <br/>
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This work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike 3.0 (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0). <br/>
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To view a copy of this license visit [http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0].
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=== Permission to update Murgh's .oxp's ===
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{{QuoteText|Text=...of course you may feel totally free to update any of the old OXPs or otherwise make use of the old scraps if they can still hold appeal. It would be very cool for me if something from so long ago could even in a small part manage to survive through the ages, along with the simple and brilliant concept of Oolite... |Source=([http://www.aegidian.org/bb/viewtopic.php?p=280574#p280574 (Old) Murgh 2021])}}
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== Version History ==
 
== Version History ==
v 1.0 Original release<br>
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*version 1.1, 25/5/2009: Removed a bug that the clipper never found escape capsules. This is actually an Oolite problem and even with this new 1.1 version it only finds the capsules with Oolite 1.71 or newer. With Oolite 1.65 theclipper just behaves as before.
v 1.1 Removed a bug that the clipper never found escape capsules. This is actually an Oolite problem and even with this new 1.1 version it only finds the capsules with Oolite 1.71 or newer. With Oolite 1.65 theclipper just behaves as before.
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*version 1.0, 12/8/2006: Original release
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{{ship-OXP}}

Revision as of 08:48, 10 December 2021

Cobra Clipper SAR
ClipperSAR.png
Size (W×H×L) 120m×26m×62.5m
Cargo capacity 10 TC
Cargo bay extension 15 TC
Maximum speed 0.375 LM
Manoeuvrability Roll: 1.8
Pitch: 0.95
Energy banks 4
Energy recharge rate

Good (4.0)

Gun mounts Fore
Missile slots 4
Shield boosters available Yes
Military shields available Yes
Hyperspace capable Yes
OXP or standard Oxp
Available to player Yes
Base price 225000 Cr

Overview

A Cobra Clipper SAR to the rescue

The Cobra Clipper Search and Rescue ship is frequently seen in the more advanced systems, scouting along the space lanes and their peripheries. Its intent is to locate any escape pod survivors, be it from pirate attacks or other space accident, and swiftly bring them back to safety. Although it is said to be a structurally sound adaptation of the Cobra Mark III, certain aspects have, according to its critics, left some things to be desired. What the improved engine gains in speed performance, it comes at the cost of a slight reduction of maneuverability, and a considerable loss of potential cargo space. Even though, feasibly, some storage volume can be reclaimed, this and its alleged sluggishness prevent the Clipper from being everyone's favourite ship.

The Beginning

When Obnoxicorp registered that its insurance division's profits were plummeting, they became aware that a campaign against them had been in effect for several years. Investigating the problem led them to identify that some customers felt they were getting little for their money, and other customers had died. Seizing the problem at its roots, the Obnoxicorp thinktank recommended that a charm offensive be launched towards the disgruntled customers, and measures be taken to keep them alive. With this, the Murgh Shipyards was given the task of constructing a rescue vessel to herald the new era, using the successful Cobra Mk.III as its foundation.

Bad PR

At first, this move seemed to benefit Obnoxicorp's insurance profits greatly, but inevitably, the SAR's honeymoon came to an end. The rumour spread that the much-hyped scanner wasn't nearly as effective as claimed, and reports of specifically targetted pirate ambushes (a large score being known as "hitting the gravy train" in slave trafficker parlance) became commonplace. As an additional own-shot in the foot, it got to be widely known that Clippers packaged with quick licencing were sold on the open market as Obnoxicorp sought more profit by franchising the EscapePod retrieval industry, and any remaining positive spin from the original campaign seemed to have vanished.

Notable features

While the Cobra Clipper SAR is said to have gleaned the most advanced scanning technology from captured Thargoid vessels, the reports of its performance has left few impressed. Its scanning range of reportedly twice that of the regular consumer model is frequently proven to be somewhat flawed, and a bit of an embarrassment to Murgh Shipyards. The results after the most recent recall remain to be seen.


Credits


Download


License

CC BY-NC-SA.png
This work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike 3.0 (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0).
To view a copy of this license visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0.

Permission to update Murgh's .oxp's

...of course you may feel totally free to update any of the old OXPs or otherwise make use of the old scraps if they can still hold appeal. It would be very cool for me if something from so long ago could even in a small part manage to survive through the ages, along with the simple and brilliant concept of Oolite...
((Old) Murgh 2021)


Version History

  • version 1.1, 25/5/2009: Removed a bug that the clipper never found escape capsules. This is actually an Oolite problem and even with this new 1.1 version it only finds the capsules with Oolite 1.71 or newer. With Oolite 1.65 theclipper just behaves as before.
  • version 1.0, 12/8/2006: Original release