Originally Posted by LTJG Iferal
I cannot think of a single reason why functionality or practicality would require rotating the bridge 40 degrees from forward.
It's so that if an enemy shoots the bridge dead on hoping to punch through the superstructure and hit the Captain, the shot will be blocked by the mildly obnoxious Russian navigator.
"Now I did a job -- and got nothin' but trouble since I did it, not to mention more than a few unkind words as regard to my character, so let me make this abundantly clear: I do the job... and then I get paid. Go run your little world."