Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Ambassador Class

General Information
Accommodation: 750 (250 officers, 500 enlisted); 1,500 evacuation limit
Classification: Science-enhanced Diplomatic Explorer
Production Start Date: 2330
Production End Date: 2357
Expected Hull Life: 120 years

Length: 514 m
Width: 322 m
Height: 128 m
Decks: 26
Mass: 2,350,000 metric tons

Warp Speeds
Normal Cruise: Warp 6
Maximum Cruise: Warp 8.8
Maximum Rated: Warp 9.2 (for 12 hours)

10 x Type XII phaser arrays
2 x burst-fire torpedo tubes (1 fore, 1 aft)

Defensive Systems
Standard Shield System
Standard Duranium/Tritanium Double Hull w/ 7cm high-density armor
Standard Level Structural Integrity Field

Auxiliary/Support Craft
10 x Type 6 Shuttlecraft
6 x Type 9 Shuttlecraft
4 x Type 11 Shuttlecraft
3 x Work Bees
2 x Sphinx Workpods

Transporter Systems
6 x 6-person General Use
3 x 22-person Emergency Use
3 x Cargo

Refit Cycle
Minor: 1 year
Standard: 1 year
Major: 25 years

All remaining Ambassador-class vessels were retired from active service in the year 2385. Five years later, when the Advanced Occupational Placement Program for junior and senior cadets was restructured into the Starfleet Academy Afloat Program -- in which up to half of a crew would consist of cadets spending their entire academy years onboard a ship -- all retired Starfleet vessels still fit for deep space flight had their offensive and defensive systems upgraded and were put into service as academy vessels.

These specifications were taken from the Daystrom Institute Technical Library and A Call to Duty: ASDB and may not match other sources.