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Constitution Cruiser

Owner

United Federation of Planets
Class Heavy Combat Vessel
Availability Unlimited Deployment
In Service 2270
Out of Service n/a
Source Star Trek: The Motion Picture
Author Tyrel Lohr
Last Updated June 7, 2003
Constitution Cruiser
Description:

Following decades of service, the Federation ultimately decided to perform a mass upgrade of their Constitution fleet. The installation of new technologies and a nearly complete rebuild left such ships as the U.S.S. Enterprise and U.S.S. Yorktown completely refurbished and ready for several more decades of service. The age of these ships, however, had passed and it did not take long for them to be either destroyed or phased entirely out of service, the Excelsior Heavy Cruiser surpassing the refitted Constitution class vessels.


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
   
Related Entries:
Baker Destroyer
Constitution Light Cruiser
Constitution Light Cruiser
Continent Assault Ship
Defender Fast Cruiser
Excelsior Cruiser
K'T'inga Battlecruiser
Northhampton Frigate
Vigilant Light Cruiser
 
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.



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