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Old 11-29-2009, 02:35 AM
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Originally Posted by horatio View Post
Is there any info about the size of the Daedalus-class? Definitely no canon info, but she should be larger than a NX and smaller than a Constitution. Being the first ship to have a seperate engineering section, which seems to be relatively large in proportion to the spherical primary hull, I don't see why a warp 7 engine should not fit into that large cylindrical secondary hull. It is probably a bit more dangerous than previous warp engines, hence the "new" modulary design where you can eject a nacelle or seperate the primary hull from the rest of the ship in case of an emergency.
STARSHIP CLASS Daedalus-class
Affiliation: Federation
(formerly United Earth Starfleet)
Type: cruiser
Service period: 2140s to 2196
Length: 105 meters
Width: 25 meters
Height: 40 meters

Decks: 7

Maximum speed: warp 7

Armaments: 5 phase/laser banks; 2 torpedo launcher bank
Defences: polarized hull plating/basic shielding

Affiliation: United Earth Starfleet
Type: cruiser
Service period: 22nd century
Length: 225 meters
Width: 136 meters
Height: 29 meters

Decks: 7
Crew: 82

Maximum speed: warp factor 5.2
Cruising speed: warp factor 4
Armaments: 12 phase cannons
Pulsed phase cannons
spatial torpedoes
photonic torpedoes
Defences: polarized hull plating
Systems: WE-5 warp engine; SBD impulse drive
Auxiliary craft: 2 shuttlepods
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