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Constitution Light Cruiser

Owner

United Federation of Planets
Class Heavy Combat Vessel
Availability Unlimited Deployment
In Service 2255
Out of Service n/a
Source Star Trek: The Original Series
Author Tyrel Lohr
Last Updated June 7, 2003
Constitution Light Cruiser
Description:

Kirk's Enterprise, the Constitution-class Light Cruiser was the heavy starship of the Federation fleet during the mid-23rd Century. With few of them built and most of those dispatched to solitary missions of exploration and defense of the Federation frontier, the Constitution class exemplifies the ideals and dreams of the United of Federation of Planets during that era.

Compared to modern warships the Constitution cruiser is an underarmed, under armored cruiser whose day is solidly in the past. During its day, however, it was the pinnacle of technology and design, able to take on its Klingon and Romulan adversaries on equal footing.


Ship Control Sheet(s):
Constitution Early Cruiser - SCS
 Common Variant
 
Constitution Light Cruiser - SCS
 Unlimited Deployment
 
Constitution Cruiser - SCS
 Unlimited Deployment
 
This ship is included in the:
Ships of the Fleet: United Federation of Planets
Ship Archive
   
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Larson Early Destroyer
Loknar Early Frigate
Loknar Frigate
Miranda Light Cruiser
Vas'Hatham Bird of Prey
 
Design Notes:


The Constitution as represented here in a little under-powered, but it reflects the technological level of the TOS series era.
A small HCV is the best way to depict the ship, and with the weapons that the basic Light Cruiser design has it isn't much of
a threat. The refit cruiser is much better than the original, but yet not quite the equivalent of the Excelsior.


June 7,2003 - I have updated the Constitution to make it a stronger unit and more comparable to other units of the time period.


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