From the back of the book:
Welcome to the Journal of the Travellers’ Aid Society, your indispensable guide to adventuring in the Far Future.
Each volume is a treasure trove of information and game additions for Traveller, including adventures, new ships, alien creatures from across Charted Space, philosophical musings on the big empires, histories, different takes on familiar equipment, new vehicles, characters to be met in starports, playable alien races, and much, much more...
Amongst the many articles in Volume Five, you will find:
A rescue mission with advanced fire engines in the adventure Chariots of Fire
Field equipment of the Imperial Interstellar Scout Service
Considerations of salvage rights of derelict spacecraft
Damage control operations on ships under fire
A new class of ship – Jump Boats and their Jump Boat Tenders
The Virushi, a one tonne playable alien race