Sunday, January 10, 2016

Abbé Class


General Information
Accommodation: 401 (90 officers, 311 enlisted), 30 guests, 300-person evacuation limit
Classification: Escort
Development Project Started: 2273 (Mark 1)
Production Start Date: 2342 (Mark V), 2368 (Mark VI)
Production End Date: Still in Production (Mark VI)
Expected Hull Life: 100 years

Dimensions
Overall
Length: 261.3 m
Width: 141.72 m
Height: 53.46 m

Primary Hull
Length: 146.31 m
Width: 141.72 m
Height: 32.94 m

Decks: 14 (Primary Hull - 11, Torpedo Pod - 3)
Mass: 177,590 metric tons

Warp Speeds
Standard Cruise: Warp 6
Maximum Cruise: Warp 8
Maximum Rated: Warp 9.5 (for 6 hours)

Armament
6 x Twin-Mount Type-VII phaser banks
8 x Standard-fire torpedo tubes

Defensive Systems
Standard Shield System
Standard Duranium/Tritanium Single Hull (Mark VI)
Standard-Level Structural Integrity Field

Auxiliary Craft
1 x Star Stallion
2 x Type-9 Shuttlecraft
4 x Type-8 Shuttlecraft
4 x Work Bees

Transporter Systems
4 x 6-person General Purpose
3 x 22-person Emergency Use
4 x Cargo

Refit Cycle
Minor: 1 year
Standard: 5 years
Major: 20 years
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These specifications were taken from Jackill's Technical Data Sheets (
www.jackill.com/Pages/MV-7_Sample_Page.htm) and the Starship Tactical Combat Simulator (www.tacticalstarshipcombat.com/FASA/sds/federation_abbe.htm) and may not match other sources.