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Prometheus-class
Prometheus

Affiliation:

United Federation of Planets
Starfleet

Career

Yard:

Beta Antares Shipyards (development)

Launched:

2375

Dimensions

Length:

415 meters

Beam:

170 meters

Draft:

70 meters

Specifications

Decks:

15

Complement:

200

Speed:

Warp 9.99

Armament:

2 Quantum, 3 Photon torpedo launchers, 18 Phaser Arrays

Defenses:

Regenerative shield system, Ablative hull armor, Multi-Vector Assault Mode

PrometheusMSD
MSD of the USS Prometheus.
 

The Prometheus-class was a type of Federation starship in service in the 24th century.

HistoryEdit

The Prometheus-class was one of several starship designs, along with the Sovereign and Defiant-classes, that were created in response to the Borg threat. Starfleet Tactical's task was to design a vessel that could be fast, maneuverable, and carry the latest weaponry designed to fight the Borg.

However, none of the new designs or weaponry were ready for the Borg attack in 2366 which resulted in the destruction of 39 starships and the loss of 11,000 lives. The Battle of Wolf 359 created a new sense of urgency in Starfleet to develop more advanced and tactically focused starships. While the Sovereign and Defiant classes entered service around 2371, the launch and testing of the USS Prometheus was pushed back until 2374.

Technical InformationEdit

Propulsion systemEdit

Capable of attaining speeds exceeding warp 9.995, the warp drive on board the Prometheus-class was designed to go faster than any other class in the fleet.

Defensive systemsEdit

PrometheusMultiVectorAssaultMode1

The USS Prometheus executing multi-vector assault mode.

The Prometheus-class was designed with an unprecedented level of automation, and, combined with its advanced tactical systems, was one of the most powerful combat ships in the Alpha Quadrant. The primary battle systems on board the Prometheus included regenerative shielding, ablative hull armor, as well as phasers, and photon torpedoes.

A unique feature included in the Prometheus design was the Multi-Vector Assault Mode, which allowed the ship to split into three semi-independent sections that could each deliver massive force against an enemy target. All three sections were warp-capable. In this mode, the Prometheus could easily disable a Nebula-class at warp or a D'deridex-class on the field of battle.

Additional systemsEdit

In addition to standard automation systems, the Prometheus-class design also featured holoemitters on every Deck, which allowed the ship's Emergency Medical Hologram (Mark II) to access all areas of the ship (most EMHs were confined to Sickbay only).

Variants Edit

In the Cryptic universe, four variants of the Prometheus-class were developed: Cerberus; Phoenix; Hephaestus; and Hestia.

Cerberus Edit

Phoenix Edit

Hephaestus Edit

Hestia Edit

Ships CommissionedEdit

Main article: Category:Prometheus class starships

GalleryEdit

External LinksEdit

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