Specifications - D'deridex-class

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Summary

The D'deridex-class was the successor to the Amarcan-class warbird of the 2340s and the War Eagle-class, enlarging its double-hull design and correcting some weaknesses which had become evident in the older vessels. The class was designed to be larger than any Federation or Klingon starship of the time.

The class was extremely successful and soon found its self making up the bulk the Imperial Romulan Fleet. D'deridex-class vessels represented the Romulan Star Empire in numerous incidents and historical events and the class participated in many engagements in the Dominion War.

Vessels of the class were still being constructed in the late 2370s, before being phased out in favor of the more powerful Mogai-class warbirds in the 2380s.

The class was named after Romulan Praetor D'deridex, who held office during the late 22nd century.


General

Class D'deridex-class
Role Heavy Cruiser
Duration 110 years
Time Between Refits 8 years
Time Between Resupply 8 years

Dimensions

Length 1041 meters
Width 772 meters
Height 285 meters
Decks 95

Personnel

Officers 200
Crew 1150
Reman Commandos 150
Civilians 100
Emergency Capacity 4000

Speed

Cruise Speed Warp 6
Maximum Speed Warp 9.5
Emergency Speed Warp 9.7 for 12 hours

Weapons & Defensive Systems

Shields Heavy Shielding System
Metaphasic Shielding
Weapon Systems 1 Type-21 Forward Disruptor Array (beams and pulses)
2 Type-15 Disruptor Cannons
4 Type-14 Disruptor Arrays
1 Forward Photon Torpedo Launcher
1 Forward Plasma Torpedo Launcher
1 Aft Photon Torpedo Launcher
Armament 800 Photon Torpedoes
100 Plasma Torpedoes
Other Systems High Density Armor
Cloaking Device

Auxiliary Craft

Hangar Bays 5
Shuttles 20 Vreenak-class Shuttlecraft
1 Lanora-class Scout (R.I.S. Mortis)
Fighters 8 Aen'rhien-class fighters