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Kumari class

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Universe : Prime Timeline
Affiliation : Andorians
Class Name : Kumari class
Type : Warship
Unit Run : 20 built in total. 5 have been lost in all. 14 have been retired from service.
Commissioned : 2141 - 2146, remained in service until 2186
Dimensions : Length : 400 m
Beam : 120 m
Height : 68 m
Decks : 17
Mass : 80,000 metric tons
Crew : 861
Armament : 6 x disruptor cannon , total output 50 TeraWatts
3 x Class A photonic torpedo tube
Defence Systems : Standard shield system, total capacity 81,000 TeraJoules
Standard Monotanium Single hull plus 2.5 cm Dispersive armour.
Low level Structural Integrity Field
Warp Speeds
(TOS scale) :
Normal Cruise : 5.5
Maximum Rated : 5.9 for 18 hours.
Strength Indices :
(Galaxy class = 1,000)
Beam Firepower : 1
Torpedo Firepower : 22.5
Weapon Range and Accuracy : 40
Shield Strength : 30
Hull Armour : 126.25
Speed : 107
Combat Manoeuvrability : 2,400
Overall Strength Index : 46
Diplomatic Capability : 3
Expected Hull Life : 40 years
Refit Cycle : Minor : 2 year
Standard : 2 years
Major : 8 years

Notes

One of the major classes of Andorian warship during the mid 22nd century, the Kumari class was a common sight to any who had dealings with the Andorian Imperial Guard.2 The ships were a very impressive design for their time, approximately the equal of their Vulcan counterparts3 and significantly superior to the Human NX class. Indeed, one Andorian officer noted that she hadn't seen weapons such as phase cannon since her early tactical training.4 After the Xindi attack on Earth in 2153 the NX received several weapon and defensive system upgrades which brought them closer to matching the Andorian ships5, and in 2154 the NX-01 fought alongside the Andorian fleet to prevent a Vulcan attack on Andoria.3

The Kumari was fitted with a shuttlebay4, and carried a transporter system.5 The ship had two external nacelles for the warp drive, located above the 'wings' to port and starboard. Two large impulse engines occupied the stern.6

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References

# Series Season Source Comment
1 ENT 4 Babel One
2 Various Enterprise episodes
3 ENT 4 Kir'Shara
4 ENT 3 Proving Ground
5 ENT 2 The Expanse
6 Visible on the shooting model
Series : ENT Season 4 (Disc 3)
Episode : Babel One
Series : ENT Season (Disc )
Episode : Various Enterprise episodes
Series : ENT Season 4 (Disc 3)
Episode : Kir'Shara
Series : ENT Season 3 (Disc 4)
Episode : Proving Ground
Series : ENT Season 2 (Disc 6)
Episode : The Expanse
Source : Visible on the shooting model

Comments

Like many of the Enterprise ships we don't know a lot about the Andorian warships but you have to assume that the real DITL would know every detail, so I have to speculate rather rampantly. I've pitched the ships to be comfortably superior to the original NX class and an approximate match for the Vulcans. We don't have a class name for these ships, so I have gone with the usual site practice of naming them after the first ship of the class seen on screen.

If anybody knows of more official specifications - especially in areas such as dimensions, crew complement, etc, then I would be more than happy to hear about it.

The size comparison image is taken from Ex Astris Scientia, one of the leading sites on the web for this kind of thing. You can find it on my links page.
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