Ships of the Fleet 

Last Updated June 24, 2007
Excelsior Cruiser


United Federation of Planets
Class Capital Ship
Availability Unlimited Deployment
In Service 2285
Out of Service n/a
Source Star Trek III: The Search For Spock
Author Tyrel Lohr
Last Updated November 21, 2002
Excelsior Cruiser

The standard Federation cruiser since its introduction in the late 23rd Century, the Excelsior Cruiser is the workhorse of the fleet. One of the most widely used starships, the Excelsior can hold its own even against contemporary opponents. Its mix of light and medium firepower coupled with enhanced endurance make it a perfect patrol ship and escort for larger vessels, such as the Galaxy.

Ship Control Sheet(s):
Excelsior Cruiser - SCS
 Unlimited Deployment
Excelsior Command Cruiser - SCS
 Rare Variant
Lakota Command Cruiser - SCS
 Rare Variant
This ship is included in the:
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Ship Archive
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Design Notes:

The Excelsior is, for the most part, my own vision of what the ship has for weaponry. I armed
it adequately for its role as the Federation's mainline cruiser, and it is one of the few
Federation ships with a balanced weapons loadout. If there is one ship that could possibly
hold its own against published Babylon 5 Wars ships, the Excelsior is it. Unlike other Federation ships it
can actually protect itself against fighters, the biggest threat to Star Trek vessels.

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