Search
Cookie Usage Statistics Colour Key Sudden Death Monthly Poll Caption Comp eMail Author Shops
Ships Fleets Weaponry Species People Timelines Calculators Photo Galleries
Stations Design Lineage Size Charts Battles Science / Tech Temporal Styling Maps / Politics
Articles Reviews Lists Recreation Search Site Guide What's New Forum
Federation Technology
Ablative Armour Antigrav Units Communication Devices Computers Exocomps Force Fields Genesis Device Holographic Technology Impulse Engines Medical Technology Navigational Deflectors Particle Fountain Replicators Soliton Wave Drive Sonic Shower Stellar Cartography Stellar Re-Ignition Terraforming Tractor Beams Transporters Tricorders Universal Translator Warp Drive Warp Scales
Miscellaneous
Androids Cloaking Device Cloning Co-axial Warp Core Comets Cryostasis D'Arsay Archive Dimensional Shift Guardian of Forever Hypergiant Star Iconian Gateway Neutron Stars Null Space Catapult Orbital Tether Parallel Dimensions Particles Planetary Classes Planetary Collision Preserver Cannon Probes Psionic Resonator Quantum Slipstream Drive Spatial Anomalies Special Powers Subspace Amplifier Subspace Phenomena Trajector Transwarp Underspace Corridor Vaal Verteron Array Vision Augmentation Wormholes Additional Sci-Tech

Verteron Array

NotesImages
Universe : Prime Timeline
Name : Verteron Array1

A device in use during the mid 22nd century in the Sol system, the Verteron array was situated on the surface of the planet Mars. It was designed to deflect the orbital path of comets. In 2155 John Frederick Paxton seized control of the array, threatening to use it as a weapon unless the Earth government complied with his demands to force all aliens to leave the system immediately. As a demonstration, Paxton used the array to blast the surface of the Earth's moon.1

Paxton planned to follow up this display blast by destroying Starfleet Command. Fortunately Captain Archer was able to reach the surface of Mars in a shuttlecraft by hiding within the tail of a comet which was due to collide with the planet, part of the ongoing terraforming effort. He then flew to Paxton's ship and gained access. Paxton managed to fire the array despite Archer's intervention, but Commander Tucker adjusted the target co-ordinates to instead blast an unoccupied patch of ocean.2

Colour key

Canon source Backstage source Novel source DITL speculation

References

# Series Season Source Comment
1 ENT 4 Demons
2 ENT 4 Terra Prime
Series : ENT Season 4 (Disc 5)
Episode : Demons
Series : ENT Season 4 (Disc 6)
Episode : Terra Prime


© Graham & Ian Kennedy Page views : 18,543 Last updated : 1 Jan 1970