An enclosed, armored military or quasi military grav vehicle, intended for troop carrier duties.  With performance similar to that of an air/raft, the gcarrier generally has a gun mount and a rear hatch door.  It requires a crew of one for flying, plus a gunner for the weapon, if any.  It can usually carry 14 persons (including the driver and gunner), plus two tons of cargo (or 250 kg of cargo for each person not carried; thus the driver, gunner and 5 tons cargo is its maximum capacity).

Cilivian gcarriers are often used as light duty shuttles for small starships.  In this role, they can eliminate the need for the starship to use scarce onboard space for larger small craft.

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