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Vas'Kalabam Cruiser

Owner

Romulan Star Empire
Class Heavy Combat Vessel
Availability Restricted Deployment (10%)
In Service 2268
Out of Service n/a
Source FASA Star Trek Starship Tactical Combat Simulator
Author Paul Brown
Last Updated December 17, 2002
Vas'Kalabam Cruiser
Description:

Like the K'T'inga Class Cruiser, the Vas'Kalabam is an effort to update the D7 Battlecruiser to modern technology. The Romulan refit is at best a half-hearted upgrade. The main design change involves improved sensors and the exchange of outdated torpedo technology in favour an expanded suite of plasma mortars.

The increased demand on already ancient reactors required the removal of several smaller weapons; however, as the ship was falling into a fleet support role, the decrease in short range firepower was found to be acceptable. Shield technology was replaced with modern units but any gain lay in the availibility of replacement parts; the new shields not providing increased protection. Because of the limited number of hulls originally purchased from the Klingons and subsequent losses, the Vas'Kalabam is a rare sight at best.


Ship Control Sheet(s):
Vas'Kalabam Cruiser - SCS
 Restricted Deployment (10%)
 
   
Related Entries:
D7 Battlecruiser
D7-A Battlecruiser
K'T'inga Battlecruiser
 
Design Notes:


A movie era upgrade to the D7-A Cruiser similar to that the Klingons made, this upgrade turns the
hull into a deadly close-range opponent, a ship that could best even the most advanced of the Federation or Klingon cruisers of
the period.



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