Specifications - Vesta Class

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The USS Shanghai-A is a Vesta class explorer, one of the newest and most powerful ships in the fleet. The variant that is shown here is the "Long Range Tactical Explorer".


Class Vesta
Role Long Range Tactical Explorer
Duration 75 Years
Time Between Refits 10 Years
Time Between Resupply 3 Years
Modifications The USS Shanghai has a expanded hangar bay, allowing it to carry more fighters and auxiliary craft than a standard Vesta class ship.


Length 672 meters
Width 195 meters
Height 88 meters
Decks 21


Officers 120
Enlisted Crew 625
Marines 96
Civilians < 50
Emergency Capacity 3500


Cruise Speed Warp 9
Maximum Speed Warp 9.95
Emergency Speed Warp 9.99 (for 36 hours)

Weapons & Defensive Systems

Shields Defensive Systems
- Ablative Armor
- Auto-Modulating Deflector Shields
- Metaphasic Shielding
- Regenerative Shielding
Weapon Systems Offensive Systems
- 8x Type XII Phaser Arrays
- 2x Type XII Mark Cannons
- 6x Burst Fire Torpedo Launchers
- 2x Rapid Fire Quantum Turrets
Armament Photon Torpedoes: 200
Quantum Torpedoes: 85
Transphasic Torpedoes: 10

Auxiliary Craft

Shuttlebays 2
Rubabout Pad 1, Located between nacelle pylons
Shuttles Type 9 Light Personnel Shuttle: 6
- Conversion Kits to use Type 9a Cargo Shuttles available.
Type 11 Heavy Personnel Shuttle: 2
Type 18 Shuttlepod: 8
Runabouts Argo Class Transports: 4
Danube Class Runabouts: 2
Venture Class Scouts: 2
Sovereign-Type Captain's Yacht: 1
Fighters Valkyrie Class Superiority Fighters: 12
McCall Class Escort Fighters: 20