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Civilian Stealthships

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Although the majority of the world's stealthships are military, there are some civilian stealthboats which are used for tourism, exploration, orbital facility inspections, and sensitive surveys. Some are also used in smuggling operations.
   A Terran stealthship ride opened at Croma’s Amusement World in 2659, but although it ran under cloak, it was not a true stealthship, because it stayed in low orbit and used a multichannel alert signal to warn approaching vessels. The first Terran tourist stealthship was the Gammel, which went into service in 2664 at TerraExpo64 in the Fredricks star system. By 2698 four million tourist stealthships were operating around the galaxy. Stealthships with a range of 4-5 parsecs were operated in several areas, typically with a carrying capacity of 500 to 1,000 passengers.
   In a typical operation, a passenger vessel carried passengers to an off-world operating area and loaded them into the stealthship. The stealthship then visited points of interes…

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