Alternate Weapons of War thread...

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My attempt at making a modern/near-future warship (DDG). Is technically my second draft for it. Its powered by a Fusion reactor and its main gun turret houses a coil-gun. Also has VLS and turreted missiles. Also has mini-guns for point defense and a Helipad. Mostly based it on several modern DDGs, looking at their Shipbucket drawings as inspiration. Idk I tried something.
 
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My attempt at making a modern/near-future warship (DDG). Is technically my second draft for it. Its powered by a Fusion reactor and its main gun turret houses a coil-gun. Also has VLS and turreted missiles. Also has mini-guns for point defense and a Helipad. Mostly based it on several modern DDGs, looking at their Shipbucket drawings as inspiration. Idk I tried something.
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Partial redesign based on criticism in the graphic thread.
 
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Here is my first (poor) attempt to draw a vehicle in an electronic medium. As in I first drew this ship physically. I kind of tried to make it scaled here but don't think it really worked. It is supposed to be a soft sci-fi spaceship.
I tried to use the colours to show what is closer or farther from the viewer (darker means farther away).
As for technical details this is the Pawn-class Frigate which is circa 100 meters long and has a crew of around 50 people with 10 Marines also on-board. Its main armament are 10 torpedo tubes (5 seen), the ship carries 120 torpedoes. Another main weapon is the 10m long 50cm in diameter triple coilgun turret (which is technically a cruiser armament). There are also 10 dorsal and 8 ventral point defence laser turrets (only half seen). Oh and also its supposed to have wings (thats what that lighter coloured thing in the middle is supposed to be). P-247 happens to be the name of this particular ship.
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Side and Top views of a Knight-Class Destroyer, from the same fleet as the Pawn-class Frigate. It is 250m long and crewed by 200 people, has 40 Marines with 2 AFVs (either Dingo APC or Coyote IFV). Its main weapon is a 100m long and 1m in diameter spinal railgun. There are 9 5m long 30cm in diameter double coilgun turrets. there are 10 laser point defense turrets and 6 torpedo tubes. 60 torpedoes are stored on-board. There are 8 orbital drop-pods (carry 5 marines in power armour) and 2 vehicle drop-pods (each able to carry one AFV, with the APC comfortably carrying 20 men or 10 marines in armour). A hangar carrying a squadron of strike-craft has been removed from the original drawing. Lancelot is the name of this particular ship. Also the Pawn had the number of torpedo tubes raised from 6 to 10 when compared to the original drawing.

Edit: just realised that I drew drop-pods than there was supposed to be. Please imagine seeing one less drop-pod in the image.
New Edit: actually don't do that, just got to change the writing. And just changed it.
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The Bishop-class Cruiser, whose weapons, drop-pods and point defences were heavily increased from the first version (physical drawing) while torpedoes were removed. It is ~500m long with ~500 crew-members. Also carrying 100 Marines and 4 armoured vehicles (according to general regulations, one Wolf Tank and 3 Dingo APCs or Coyote IFVs). 12 drop-pods and 4 vehicle drop-pods. Its main weapon is a 200m long and 2m in diameter spinal railgun. Has 6 triple coilgun turrets on center-line and 4 of the same turrets on the sides of the superstructure. The Coilgun turrets are the same as the one in the Pawn-class Frigates (10m long and 50cm in diameter barrels). 15 center-line laser point-defense turrets and 18 laser point-defense turrets divided equally on the sides of the superstructure. A Hangar holding 3 squadron strike-craft is also included. I have no design for Battleship or Carrier yet, despite having plans to create them.
A continuation to these posts.
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A Rook-class Battleship. (I realized that I was making the hull lines too thick too late so it stayed like that.) Its ~1000 meters long with two 400m long 4m diameter spinal railguns, no torpedoes, ~700 crew, 300 marines, 40 laser point-defense turrets (might add a few more on the "wings"), 26 double gun coilgun turrets (20m long and 1m diameter barrels). 9 of those turrets are on each of the "wings", while 8 of them are centerline. Not counting the bridge-superstructure the ship has a cross-like shape when viewed from the front. Btw I am unsure of what to use the free space in the ventral stern. I am divided over 2 more turrets, a strike-craft hangar or drop-pods.

In addition the naming scheme is as follow:
Due to all these classes being designed and built to be used together and to standardize the navy they all share the theme of being named after chess pieces.
Frigates are the Pawn class and get a designation of P followed by three numbers (therefore the 500th Pawn built would be P-500). There was a proposal to name them after fallen servicemen in the past but it was rejected due to the negative connotations of the word Pawn.
Destroyers are the Knight class and are named after great famed warriors (legendary or historical). The namesakes need not be knights as samurai, Ancient Greek heroes, heroic soldiers from more modern wars, etc are all used. (maybe Generals too)
Cruisers are Bishop class and are named after historical men and woman of faith. This includes bishops, cardinals, popes, Saints, Orthodox patriarchs, Biblical Jewish prophets, Muslim Caliphs, Imams, Buddhist Monks, etc.
Battleships are Rook class and are named after castles, palaces and fortifications.
Carriers are Queen class and named after historical Queens and Empresses or other politically important women.
Not sure about the King piece. Either Emperors, Kings and other men of political importance can be added into carrier or used for star-bases/orbital defenses. Or maybe create a new Rook class heavy cruiser (designating Bishop as a light cruiser) while making the Queen and King as Carrier and Battleship classes (not completely sure if respectively or vice versa). If anybody has a good idea for it feel free.
 
Not really an alternate weapon of war, but the Frommer Automatic Rifle, an extremely obscure and mysterious Austro-Hungarian weapon designed around 1910. There are only 2 public domain images of it, one of which is at an angle and other partially disassembled, which I tried to trace, adapt and transform into a coherent side-view of it. (I think I also used a pic of a Fedorov Avtomat [again in PD] but very little of it appeared in the final image) Hopefully some alt-hist variations will be posted in the coming days.

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Carbine variant. I envision this carbine (maybe the Rifle could be designated Maschinengewehr m10, and the carbine below as the Maschinenkarabiner m10?) as being an infantry weapon, with the Frommer Automatic Rifle being a squad automatic weapon akin to the BAR (for the Honved, anyway, the Common Army and the German Landwehr would likely use something different altogether...)

 
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Some Modernized Imperial Japanese Navy Cruisers from the 1960s for TL-191

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Tone class Missile Cruisers
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Mogami class Helicopter Cruisers
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Takao class Gun Cruiser
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Suzuya class Gun Cruiser
 
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