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Engineering - Defiant Class - Specifications

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Specifications

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Type Escort Vessel
Unit Run NX 74205 USS Defiant)

(NCC 74210 USS Valiant)
(NCC 75633 USS Sao Paulo)
NCC 74232 USS Triton
plus 28 others built. 5 have been lost during the Dominion war; USS San Paulo was renamed to USS Defiant.

Commissioned 2367 - present
Dimensions Length: 170 m

Beam: 100 m
Height: 20 m
Decks: 5 including nacelle sub decks

Mass 120,000 tons
Crew 50
Shuttle 1 - Type 10 Personal Shuttle

2 - Type 18 Shuttle Pod
2 - Work Bee

Specific to the USS Triton - Delta Flyer

Armament 4 x Class I rapid fire phaser pulse cannon

1 x Type X Phaser bank, total output for all phaser weapons 70,000 TeraWatts
3 x Pulse fire Quantum/Photon torpedo tubes + 100 torpedoes
1 x Probe / Photon torpedo launcher - equivalent to standard photon torpedo tube + 20 torpedoes

Defence Systems Auto modulated high capacity shield system, total capacity 2,376,000 TeraJoules

Heavy Duranium/Tritanium double hull plus 20cm Ablative armour.
High level Structural Integrity Field

Warp Speeds
(TNG Scale)
Normal Cruise: Warp Factor 6

Maximum Cruise: Warp Factor 8.7
Maximum Rated: Warp Factor 9.5 for twelve hours

Strength Indices
(Galaxy class = 1,000)
Beam Firepower: 1,400

Torpedo Firepower: 2,150
Weapon Range and Accuracy: 810
Shield Strength: 880
Hull Armour: 3,400
Speed: 955
Combat Manoeuvrability: 30,000

Overall Strength Index 1,560
Diplomatic Capability Grade 2
Expected Hull Life 20 years
Refit Cycle Minor: 6 months

Standard: 1 year
Major: 5 years

Mission Types
  • Tactical and Defensive Operations: Typical missions include protection of Federation assets in the form of colonies and space stations from anticipated threat forces.
  • Patrol and Interdiction: Typical missions include the patrol of established neutral zones, shipping lanes and recognized regions of dispute and/or conflict.
  • Reconnaissance: Typical missions include scouting of areas deemed worthy of note by Starfleet Intelligence.
  • Emergency/Search and Rescue: Typical missions include answering standard Federation emergency beacons, extraction of Federation or Non-Federation citizens in distress, retrieval of Federation or Non-Federation spacecraft in distress, small-scale planetary evacuation - medium or large scale planetary evacuation is not feasible.
  • Secondary Scientific Investigations: In some cases, a Defiant is found to be the most suitable platform from which to perform certain scientific applications. They include experiments and research that requires increased shielding to observe certain phenomena, or a weapons platform from which to test new technologies.
Operating Modes
  • Cruise Mode - The normal operating condition of the ship.
  • Yellow Alert - Designates a ship wide state of increased preparedness for possible crisis situations.
  • Red Alert - Designates an actual state of emergency in which the ship or crew is endangered, immediately impending emergencies, or combat situations.
  • Blue Alert – Mode used aboard ships with planetfall capability when landing mode is initialized.
  • External Support Mode - State of reduced activity that exists when a ship is docked at a starbase or other support facility.
  • Reduced Power Mode - This protocol is invoked in case of a major failure in spacecraft power generation, in case of critical fuel shortage, or in the event that a tactical situation requires severe curtailment of onboard power generation.


During all modes of operation, the ship runs on four six-hour shifts designated Alpha, Beta, Gamma and Delta.

Typical four (4) shift command is as follows:
Alpha shift - Commanding Officer (0600 Hours to 1200 Hours)
Beta Shift – Executive Officer (1200 Hours to 1800 Hours)
Gamma Shift – Second Officer (1800 Hours to 2400 Hours)
Delta Shift – Third Officer - (0000 Hours to 0600 Hours)

Note: Midnight is called both 2400 and 0000. At the end of the day, it is 2400 hrs, and at the beginning of the next, it is 0000 hrs.

Reference: A Call to Duty

Specific for the USS Triton

  • Tactical Upgrade
  • Assigned one (1) Delta Flyer Class Runabout - USS Poseidon
  • Cloaked Technology - On loan from the Romulan Empire
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