Originally Posted by Saquist
Because I first saw the DS9 with the the 170 meter length I was a pretty staunch supporter of that stat. It made more sense to me that Defiant was about half the length of Intrepid, that it was a large ship close to Miranda's size such as it's often seen.
However this is the first time I've changed that position because the CAD scaling shows otherwise. But I found that Defiant has lot of scaling problems....
See here. : http://www.ex-astris-scientia.org/ar...t-problems.htm
Interesting article, and it does appear that the defiant was treated differently in terms of establishing it's dimensions. Who would have though that one little ship could cause so much debate on that site about it's size!!
Though I also read their ideas of registry numbers with interest!