Enterprise Class
Enterprise Class

The Enterprise Class is the current Command Battleship and Carrier design utilized by Starfleet.

Fleet Data

The Enterprise Class starship is one of several designs developed by the Starfleet Corps of Engineers to serve as the next generation exploration platform and command vessel for the Federation’s Starfleet. The initial design briefings called for a large vessel - the largest starship ever to be produced by Starfleet at the time - designed to perform long term exploration assignments on behalf of Starfleet and also capable of providing a Federation presence in galactic hotspots during times of hardship. This varied design brief would result in starships of this class becoming one of Starfleet’s most prominent designs for the near future and one of the most important starships ever constructed by the United Federation of Planets.

In a military sense, the Enterprise Class starship is a somewhat impractical design since a smaller ship could fulfill the same mission duties just as effectively as the Enterprise could. Additionally, due to the size and nature of Enterprise’s mission, it would be a very difficult project to efficiently execute. Resource wise production of one ship of this class would require the same amount of materials needed to build an entire Task Group of Century Class vessels and nearly double the crew compliment that would be needed for such a Task Group. Further, several separate drydock construction facilities would be needed to construct the massive Enterprise as, when completed, the vessel would be two and a half times the size of a Galaxy Class Starship and nearly 4 times stronger than the Federation’s Sovereign Class Heavy Battleship. The size and capabilities of the Enterprise were mainly driven by politics; as the flagship of the United Federation of Planets the Enterprise would represent the Federation on the galactic stage and would serve as physical proof of the Federation's capabilities, power, and resources to those it encountered. It was also hoped that the sheer size of the ship would frighten potential opponents into a less hostile stance – similar to how the starships of the Romulan Star Empire utilized their frightening bulk to strike fear into the hearts of potential threats. Because of its importance to the morale of the Starfleet and the Federation itself, defense would also prove to be a paramount issue for this new vessel as well. The Enterprise Class Development Project would call upon the creation of the most advanced shielding and power systems ever produced for a mobile platform in Starfleet history (the systems would even have to prove better than those used on some frontline outposts). Complicating matters further, construction would have to be completed in absolute secrecy with many of the components only being brought together for final assembly to avoid potential risks to the costly ship.

The initial designs for the Enterprise highlighted the militaristic nature of the ship more than relying on the design ethics of the past. Initial concepts for this vessel were little more than beefed up Defiant Class Escorts with just more weaponry added to the hull structure. The starship even proved to be so important that the production of the design briefs alone brought together several of the Federation’s most experienced designers for construction of the colossal ship. In a shocking turn of events, nevertheless, the final design for the Enterprise didn’t come from one of the many engineers that Starfleet had assigned to this project. Instead the final design came from an Ensign on his first assignment in Starfleet service and was originally intended to be a galactic exploration craft intended to replace the Intrepid Class Light Explorer. The vessel, which was originally to be called the Pennsylvania Class, was quickly reassigned to the Enterprise Class Development Project to serve as the official design for this historic next generation starship. The designs were partially reworked under the direction of their designer and were brought up to the standards of design that Starfleet was seeking for the next Starship Enterprise with the proposed completion of construction to be completed in approximately 25 years.

Combining all of the latest developments in Federation technology, it was predicted that the new Starship Enterprise would become one of Starfleet’s most effective designs since the Constitution Class of the 23rd Century. Because of this lofty goal the eyes of the Starfleet Admiralty were locked on the project so closely that even one minor mistake could have brought the entire project crashing down and destroyed the careers of everyone involved.


Class Data

Affiliation: United Federation of Planets, Starfleet
Commissioning Year: 2409
Named After: Exploration Vessels
Type: Command Battleship/Carrier Vessel

Noteworthy Vessels:

USS Enterprise
USS Phoenix

Personnel Data

Crew Complement: 2,565
Passenger Complement: 600
Evacuation Complement: 39,000

Hull Systems


Decks: 50
Beam: 725 Meters
Height: 285 Meters
Length: 2,055 Meters
Mass: 11,700,000 metric tonnes

Deck Layout


Specialized Hull Systems

Ablative Hull Armor
Atmospheric Capability
Nanotech Molecular Armor
Planetfall Capability

Personnel Systems

Crew Quarters

Basic: 2,400
Expanded: 690
Luxury: 135
Unusual: 75

Environmental Systems

Basic Life Support: Equipped
Reserve Life Support: Equipped
Emergency Life Support: Equipped
Gravity: Equipped
Consumables: 12 Years

Operations Systems

Bridge: Saucer Section, Deck 1
Secondary Control Room: Stardrive Section, Deck 32
Separation System: Saucer Separation Equipped

Communications System

Primary System

Type: Class 10

Emergency System

Type: Class 6

Specialty System

Holocommunications System

Computer System

Computer Core Type: Positronic
Operating System: AIMS, LCARS
Optical Data Network: Equipped

Flight Control System

Autopilot: Equipped
Navigational Computer: Class 3
Specialized Flight Control Systems: Manual Steering Column, Neurogenic Interface

Inertial Dampening System

Primary: Equipped
Auxiliary: Equipped
Emergency: Equipped

Navigational Deflector


Standard Range: 100,000 Kilometers
Maximum Range: 500,000 Kilometers
Location: Stardrive Section Forward


Standard Range: 50,000 Kilometers
Maximum Range: 150,000 Kilometers
Location: Saucer Section Forward

Science System:

Laboratories: 128

Security System:

Anti-Intruder System: Equipped
Autodestruct System: Equipped
Internal Forcefield Generation System: Equipped

Sensor System

Lateral Sensors:

Strength Package: Class 10
Gain Package: Class Gamma
Coverage: Enhanced

Long Range Sensors:

Range Package: Type 8
High Resolution: 6 Light-years
Low Resolution: 18 Light-years
Strength Package: Class 10
Gain Package: Class Gamma
Coverage: Enhanced

Navigational Sensors:

Strength Package: Class 10
Gain Package: Class Gamma
Coverage: Enhanced


Probes Carried: 240

Stealth System

Masking Circuitry

Structural Integrity Field

Primary: Class 10
Auxiliary: Class 8
Emergency: Class 5

Tractor Beams

Emitter: Class Delta
Location(s): Saucer Module Aft Dorsal, Saucer Module Forward Ventral, Stardrive Module Aft Dorsal, Stardrive Module Aft Ventral, Stardrive Module Forward Ventral
Emitter: Class Alpha
Location(s): Shuttlebays

Transporter System

Personnel Transporter:

Pads: 7
Emitter/Receiver Array Range: Personnel Type 10
Energizing/Transition Coils: Class I
Location: 16 in the Saucer Section, 16 in the Stardrive Section
Range: 1,000,000 Kilometers

Emergency Transporter:

Pads: 22
Emitter/Receiver Array Range: Emergency Type 5
Energizing/Transition Coils: Class I
Location: 16 in the Saucer Section, 16 in the Stardrive Section
Range: 25,000 Kilometers

Cargo Transporter:

Pads: 800 Kilograms
Emitter/Receiver Array Range: Cargo Type 6
Energizing/Transition Coils: Class F
Location: 16 in the Saucer Section, 16 in the Stardrive Section
Range: 500,000 Kilometers

Subspace Transporter:

Pads: 7
Emitter/Receiver Array Range: Personnel Type 15
Energizing/Transition Coils: Class J
Location: 1 in the Stardrive Section
Range: 3 Light-years

Power Systems

Primary Power Core: Class 13 Coaxial Warp Drive
Location: Stardrive Section
Secondary Power Core: Class 10 Quantum Slipstream/Warp Drive
Location: Saucer Section
Tertiary Power Core: Type 9 Impulse Drive
Auxiliary Power Core: Type K Fusion Reactor
Emergency Power Core: Type F Fusion Reactor
Electroplasma System: Class Gamma Isomagnetic EPS System

Propulsion Systems

Warp Drive

Nacelle: Type 10x
Cruising Velocity: Warp 7.0
Maximum Velocity: Warp 9.9
Critical Velocity: Warp 9.9999+
Plasma Injection System: Type M

Impulse Drive

Type: Type 9
Cruising Velocity: .25c
Maximum Velocity: .75c
Critical Velocity: .97c

RCS Drive

Type: Impulse Thruster Type 1
Cruising Velocity: .05c
Maximum Velocity: .25c
Critical Velocity: .50c

Support Systems

Cargo Holds: 50 Cargo Holds providing 400,000 cubic meters of storage space
Diplomatic Level: 7
Escape Pods: 550 pods providing emergency evacuation capacity for 30 persons per pod
Fire Suppression System: Equipped
Food Replicator: Equipped
Industrial Replicator: Equipped
Internal Transport System: Advanced turbolift system, internal Jeffries tube network
Medical Facilities: Level 5
Recreation Facilities: 6 main holodecks, 30 personal holodecks, 2 banquet halls, 4 large crew lounges, 8 small crew lounges

Support Vehicle Systems:

Docking Bay(s)

Standard Complement: 1 Class 1 Support Vessel
Emergency Capacity: 3 Class 1 Support Vessels

Landing Pad(s)

Standard Complement: 6 Class 0 Support Vessels
Emergency Capacity: 12 Class 0 Support Vessels


Standard Complement: 100 Shuttlepods, 48 Shuttles
Emergency Capacity: 175 Shuttlepods, 75 Shuttles

Tactical Systems:

Deflector Shield System

Shield Generator: Class 10
Shield Grid: Type E
Recharing System: Class 4
Regenerative System: Class 4
Backup Shield Generator: Class 6

Primary Weapon System

Type: 16 Type XXI Phaser Arrays
Auto-Phaser Interlock: Class Gamma
Range: 300,000 Kilometers
Firing Modes: Standard, Continuous, Pulse, Wide Beam
Type: 20 Type XX Phaser Turrets
Auto-Phaser Interlock: Class Alpha
Range: 500,000 Kilometers
Firing Modes: Pulse

Secondary Weapon System

Type: Torpedo Launchers
Range: 5,000,000 Kilometers
Firing Modes: Pulse
Torpedo Spread: 15
Torpedo Types: Photon, Polaron, Quantum, and Tachyon Torpedoes
Torpedoes Carried: 1,100

Threat Assessment System

Type: Class Epsilon

Real World

Design of Starfleet One was completed by WickedZombie45 as the Mnemosyne Class. Conversion of the model to Star Trek Bridge Commander was completed by Zambie Zan.


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