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The following is a list of different terms used in Space vessel classification.

Fighters

Fighters are small vessels equipped for space combat usually operated in one or two man configuration incapable of creating their own jump points.

Medium Fighters

Heavy Fighters

Warships

Warships are space vessels larger than fighters equipped for space combat. These ships are usually equipped with jump engines.

Corvettes

  • Olympus, relatively small class of Earthforce vessel [3]

Cruisers

Medium Cruisers

Heavy Cruisers

Battle Cruisers

  • Primus [1]
  • Nova-X, an intermediate Earthforce design preceding the Omega-class Destroyer.

War Cruisers

Dreadnoughts

  • Nova, an older class of Earthforce vessel almost replaced by Omega-class. [7]

Destroyers

Transports

Shuttles

Atmospheric shuttles

Small vessels capable of trans-atmopheric flight used mostly for transporting small number of passengers from planet to orbit and vice versa.

Freighters

Vessels used mostly for transporting cargo.

  • Achilles-type, most frequent freighter of Earth Alliance and Independent groups. Regular visitor to Babylon 5 station.
  • Whitestar-type

Liners

Vessels used mostly for transporting passengers.

Deep Penetration Tenders

Others

Deep Range Explorer

  • Explorer, vessel used by Earth Alliance for research and space constructions. [1]

References

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