Space Warfare Information
Most major space-faring civilizations ISAC classify warships by length, and also by function, into 4 or 5 categories. This list below is from smallest to largest…
Frigates: Ships ranging in size from 250 meters to about 400 meters. This type of ship is usually not used to spearhead assaults, but is instead used to scout out enemy territory and defend the flanks of other ships and act as an escort to non-military starships.
Destroyers: Actually a term describing any all purpose warship measuring 300 meters to even 800 meters that are designed to act in wolf packs of 10 or more to destroy more powerful ships in hit and run battles. These ships are the smallest and weakest ships that have a chance of surviving a battle all by themselves against ships of a higher class (if they are lucky!)
Cruisers: Ranging in size from 500 to 800 meters, these are often found guarding important core worlds during times of peace, and being the main part o