Specifications - Ambassador-class

Summary

The Ambassador Class was developed during the 2320's as a replacement for the aging Excelsior Class as Starfleet's front-line explorer type vessel. Several innovative features were included in the design, most notably for diplomatic and scientific missions.


General

Class Ambassador
Role Heavy Cruiser
Duration 75 years
Time Between Refits 8 years
Time Between Resupply 4 years

Dimensions

Length 514 meters
Width 322 meters
Height 128 meters
Decks 31

Personnel

Officers 125
Enlisted Crew 500
Civilians 20
Emergency Capacity 15,000

Speed

Cruise Speed Warp 6
Maximum Speed Warp 8.6
Emergency Speed Warp 9.3 for 8 hours

Weapons & Defensive Systems

Shields Regenerative Shielding System
Weapon Systems 10 Type-IX phaser arrays
1 Forward Torpedo Launcher
1 Aft Torpedo Launcher
Armament 100 Photon Torpedoes
40 Quantum Torpedoes
4 Tri Cobalt Torpedoes

Auxiliary Craft

Shuttlebays 2
Shuttles 4 Type 8 Shuttlecrafts (Boscovich, Halley-I [destroyed], Halley-II, Laplace, Van Allen)
4 Type 9 Shuttlecrafts (Faraday, Gibbons, Millikan, Ponticus)
1 Type 11 Shuttlecraft (Rutherford)
1 Argo Shuttlecraft (Baumgartner)
Runabouts USS Vasco de Gama
USS Joliet
USS Pizarro
USS Shackleton