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Background
Colonial marine dropship


The UD4L Cheyenne is a USCM trans-atmospheric combat transport aircraft that is used to carry troops and provisions from orbit to planetary surfaces and back.

An upgrade of the 'H' version assault transport, the UD4L incorporates an improved sensor and fire control system as well as being the first to include a comprehensive defensive suite fit. The dropship's weapons appears to be a missile payload in its wings and vulcan cannon on its nose. They also carry the APCs.


Model Type - UD-4L Cheyenne

Class - Drop Ship

Crew - 2


SDC By Location


Main Body/fuselage - 1500

Tail - 500

Engines - 575 ea

Weapon "Wings" - 450 ea

Ordnance Pods - 275 ea

Landing Skids - 250 ea

Cockpit - 400

Bay Door/Ramp - 600

AR - 10 (vehicle AR)

Amour - Stops up to and including 12.7mm rifle rounds.


Speed


Flying - Mach 6 at maximum Thrust, mach 2 max cruise, subsonic at regular cruise

Range - 10 000km

Altitude - Orbital


Statistics


Height - 6.05m

Length - 25.18m

Width - 12.59m

Weight - 18.62 tons standard load, 34.63 tons maximum

Cargo - Minimal survival gear plsu 1 M577 APC and associated gear of hte marines assigned

Power System - 2 x Republic Dynamic TF-900Turbines rated at 310 kN dry thrust. 2 x TF-220/A-14 Combined Cycle Engines

Cost - Unknown


Weapons


Weapon Type - 25mm gatling gun

Primary Purpose -

Range - m

Damage - 2d6x10 per round, use gatling gun burst rules

Rate Of Fire - equal to pilots attacks

Payload -

Bonuses - +1 strike


Weapon Type - 150mm Rockets

Primary Purpose - anti vehicle

Range - 115km

Damage - 4d6x100

Rate Of Fire - volleys of 1 or 2 per gunners attack

Payload - 16 per weapon wing

Bonuses - +1 strike


Weapon Type - 70mm rockets

Primary Purpose - anti vehicle

Range - 35km

Damage - 2d6x100

Rate Of Fire - volleys of 1 or 2 per gunners attack

Payload - 6 per weapon wing

Bonuses - +1 strike


Weapon Type - 120mm Rockets

Primary Purpose - anti vehicle

Range - 85km

Damage - 3d6x100

Rate Of Fire - volleys of 1 or 2 per gunners attack

Payload - 4 per weapon wing

Bonuses - NA


Weapon Type - Air to Ground Missiles

Primary Purpose - anti vehicle

Range - 135km

Damage - 5d6x100

Rate Of Fire - 1 per attack per gunners attack

Payload - 7 in left weapon pod

Bonuses - NA


Weapon Type - Air to Air Missiles

Primary Purpose - anti aircraft

Range - 25km

Damage - 2d6x100

Rate Of Fire - 1 per gunners attack

Payload - 3 in right weapon pod

Bonuses - NA


Weapon Type - TSAM threat suppression missiles

Primary Purpose - anti fortification

Range - 200km

Damage - 1d4x1000

Rate Of Fire - 1 per gunners attack

Payload - 3 in right weapon pod

Bonuses - NA


Bonuses


+1 dodge

+1 strike ranged


Systems of Note


Targeting computer

Navigation computer

Uplink Computers and Comm systems (Range of 5000km)


References Used


Colonial Marines Tech Manual

Aliens Anthology Wiki

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