That was another reason why I placed it at the bottom of the Engineering section:
a. Modular removal
b. Easy Access to the antimatter supply at the bottom of the ship.
c. Explosive ordinance placed at a distance from the ship's vitals
d. Easy augmentation for upgrades.
Its a very thin...dual sided structure with a slim tractor array between the two of them
Each Pod has 3 Tubes. Two Aft One Forward. A total of 6 tubes in the Pod.