Sunday, January 10, 2016

Forward Class


General Information
Accommodation: 125 (40 officers, 85 enlisted), 300-person evacuation limit
Classification: Light cruiser/cutter
Development Project Started: 2358
Production Start Date: 2362-2365 (Block 1), 2367-Present (Block 2)
Expected Hull Life: 100 years

Dimensions
Length: 238 m
Width: 80 m
Height: 50 m
Decks: 12
Mass: 360,000 metric tons

Warp Speeds
Standard Cruise: Warp 6.5
Maximum Cruise: Warp 8
Maximum Rated: Warp 9.2 (for 12 hours)

Armament
8 x Type XI phaser banks
3 x Burst-fire torpedo tubes

Defensive Systems
Standard Shield Shield System
Standard Duranium/Tritanium Single Hull
Standard-level Structural Integrity Field

Auxiliary Craft
1 x Star Stallion
2 x Type-6 Shuttlecraft
2 x M1-A1 Work Bees

Transporter Systems
2 x 6-person Personnel
1 x 22-person Emergency Use
1 x Cargo

Refit Cycle
Minor: 1 year
Standard: 1 year
Major: 20 years

Notes
1.) Dimensions and mass guesstimated based on unavailability of actual specifications. I used the dimensions of the Sydney-class based on the two ships having the same crew complement.

2.) Type-8 shuttles may be carried in place of Type-6 shuttles.