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Compiled Starship and Technology Report
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Explorer Type II
3,205,000 metric tons
Warp 9.9 (12hrs)
Notes: The Sovereign class is Starfleet's newest and most technologically advance class of starship. When first conceived the
Sovereign class was intended to carry out the same mission profile as the Ambassador and the Galaxy classes, with introduction
coming late in the Galaxy class's life cycle. As new threats immerged in the mid-24th century, such as the return of the Romulan
Empire and the Borg, the Sovereign class design was update to incorporate elements of a battleship, and lessening of the
diplomatic and exploration roles. After the first Borg invasion the Sovereign class was rushed into service far earlier then
planned. This allowed the class to play a pivotal role in the Dominion War and Reman incident.
The quantum torpedo is Starfleet ¬ís replacement for the standard photon torpedo aboard starships.
The quantum torpedo operates through super string theory, specifically zero point energy, where an eleven dimensional membrane is created and twisted into a form of a Genus 1 then pinched off from the background vacuum energy. This act calls into existence a large number of new sub-atomic particles and freeing energy used to power the warhead. This process is similar to the event that created the universe in the big bang.
Testing of the quantum torpedo first took place on 2355 under the surface of an abandon moon. The energ y output of the device was calculated to be 52.3 isotons, more than twice the theoretical maximum output of a standard photon torpedo.
The design of the quantum torpedo consists of the zero-point field reaction chamber with an EM initiator attached to one end of the chamber along with an EM recti fier, waveguide bundle, subspace field generator, and continuum distortion emitter. The zero point reaction is powered by an uprated photon torpedo warhead with a yield of 21.8 isotons. The energy of the antimatter detonation is funneled into the initiator where the membrane reaction occurs.
The quantum torpedo is currently only being used aboard Defiant and Sovereign class vessels due to the difficult in manufacturing each torpedo.
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