Defiant Class/Telemachus Subtype
Defiant Class/Telemachus Subtype
Affiliation United Federation of Planets - Starfleet
Type Tactical Escort
Named After Cities
Crew 40 (Standard); 10 (Visiting); 192 (Maximum)
Physical Specifications
Length 171 meters
Width 134 meters
Height 30 meters
Decks 4
Mass 355,000 metric tons
Standard Mission 2 years
Refit 10 years
Expected Lifetime 80 years
Technical Specifications
Command and Control Systems
Bridge Class 1
Hardware 2 Isolinear Computer Cores
Software LCARS
Defensive Systems
Energy Standard Deflector Shields
Physical Ablative Armor, Atmospheric Capability, Detachable Warhead, Planetfall Capability
Offensive Systems
Primary Weapon 4 Type XIX Phaser Cannons
Secondary Weapon 2 Burst Fire Torpedo Launchers
Secondary Weapon Type Photon and Quantum Torpedoes
Propulsion Systems
Engineering Class 1
Faster Than Light Class 7/M Warp Drive
Maneuvering RCS Thruster Drive
Sublight Class 7 Impulse Drive
Science Systems
Laboratory 2
Probe 10
Sensor System Class Beta
Support Systems
Cargo 4 Cargo Holds providing 12,000 cubic meters of storage space
Diplomatic Level 2
Environment Standard
Living Quarters 30 (Spartan)
Medical Systems Class 1
Recreation Facilities 1 small crew lounge
Transport Systems
Docking Garage 1 (Limited to Class 0 Support Vessels)
Docking Port 1
Landing Pads 2
Embarked Craft 2 Shuttlepods, 1 Shuttle
Tractor Beam 2 Class Delta Tractor Beam Turrets
Transporter 1 Cargo Transporter Room, 1 Emergency Transporter Room, 1 Personnel Transporter Room


Deck Layout

Deck 1
Bridge, captain's ready room, transporter room 1, phaser cannons (2), Main engineering, plasma exhaust vents, upper sensor array, officer and crew quarters, deuterium storage.
Deck 2
Main engineering, main impulse engines, computer core, targeting sensors, mess hall, warp coils, sickbay, medical and science laboratory, transporter room 2, officer and crew quarters, warhead control room.
Deck 3
Main impulse engines, warhead impulse engines, shuttlebays 1-3, antimatter storage, cargo bays 1-4, airlocks (2), aft torpedo magazine, warp coils, shuttle and cargo management unit maintenance.
Deck 4
landing struts, navigational deflector, phaser cannons (2), forward and aft torpedo magazines, aft torpedo launchers (2), forward torpedo launcher (1), lower sensor array, shuttlebay 1-2 exterior doors and elevator system, main tractor beam emitter.

Noteworthy Vessels:

USS Telemachus NX-75651
USS Bozeman NCC-75652
USS Baton Rouge NCC-75653
USS Rome NCC-75654
USS Moscow NCC-75655
USS Paris NCC-75656
USS London NCC-75657
USS Shi'Kahr NCC-75658
USS Ashalla NCC-75659
USS Nostromo NCC-75660
USS Springfield NCC-75661
USS Lor'Vela NCC-75662
USS Sao Paulo NCC-75663
USS Rixx NCC-75664
USS Leran Manev NCC-75665

Real World

The Defiant Class was designed by James Martin under the direction of Herman Zimmerman and Gary Hutzel for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. No copyright infringement intended.


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