Galaxy class refit

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Galaxy class refit

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Hello I was doing some looks through the Galaxy class on the DITL site and I thought I would offer an idea for a possible refit for say the late 2370s. Please tell me what you think.

Universe : Prime Timeline
Affiliation : Federation
Class Name : Galaxy Class
Type : Explorer / Heavy Cruiser
Unit Run : 30 built in total. 6 have been lost in all.
Commissioned : 2376 - present
Dimensions : Length : 641 m
Beam : 470 m
Height : 145 m
Decks : 42
Mass : 5,125,000 metric tons
Crew : 400, 15,000 person evacuation limit.
Armament : 14 x Type X phaser arrays, total output 80,000 TeraWatts
2 x Pulse fire quantum torpedo tube with 250 rounds
Defence Systems : Regenerative shield system, total capacity 7,506,000 TeraJoules
Standard Duranium / Tritanium Double hull plus 9 cm Ablative armour.
Standard level Structural Integrity Field
Warp Speeds
(TNG scale) : Normal Cruise : 6
Maximum Cruise : 9.2
Maximum Rated : 9.95 for 12 hours.
Strength Indices :
(Galaxy class = 1,000) Beam Firepower : 1,600
Torpedo Firepower : 1,350
Weapon Range and Accuracy : 1,440
Shield Strength : 2,780
Hull Armour : 1,450
Speed : 2184.245
Combat Manoeuvrability : 1,000
Overall Strength Index : 1,780.761
Diplomatic Capability : 6
Expected Hull Life : 100
Refit Cycle : Minor : 1 year
Standard : 1 years
Major : 20 years
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Just going by the stats, I don't see a problem with it. Though just me, I'd bring down the maximum warp speed down to Warp 9.95.

Just me, but I feel that the Galaxy class doesn't have the capability to approach that sort of speed. Short of a heavy refit, like new nacelles, perhaps newer pylons etc.
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McAvoy wrote: Sat Dec 04, 2021 4:08 am Just going by the stats, I don't see a problem with it. Though just me, I'd bring down the maximum warp speed down to Warp 9.95.

Just me, but I feel that the Galaxy class doesn't have the capability to approach that sort of speed. Short of a heavy refit, like new nacelles, perhaps newer pylons etc.
Ah okay thanks :)
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So facing itself, its shields could only stand up for 93 seconds. Still better than the original Galaxy class that can only handle 54 seconds worth.

Comparing to the original Galaxy page, it looks like you made the following changes:
Mass: +165,000 tons
Crew: 600 fewer needed
Armament (Phasers): +30,000 TW output
Not sure what the torpedo launcher change is, but it sounds fancy so go with it
Defense Systems: +4,806,000 TJ capacity (almost triple the original protection)
Max speed: increased from 9.6 to 9.95
Diplomatic capacity: minus 1 capacity

Overall this is appears to be primarily a combat upgrade, due to over 50% greater firepower, 178% greater shielding, and faster engines.

I would've gone with increasing the torpedo armament as well, since there seems to be a lot of room for torpedoes on a Galaxy class starship
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Coalition wrote: Sun Jan 30, 2022 4:08 am So facing itself, its shields could only stand up for 93 seconds. Still better than the original Galaxy class that can only handle 54 seconds worth.

Comparing to the original Galaxy page, it looks like you made the following changes:
Mass: +165,000 tons
Crew: 600 fewer needed
Armament (Phasers): +30,000 TW output
Not sure what the torpedo launcher change is, but it sounds fancy so go with it
Defense Systems: +4,806,000 TJ capacity (almost triple the original protection)
Max speed: increased from 9.6 to 9.95
Diplomatic capacity: minus 1 capacity

Overall this is appears to be primarily a combat upgrade, due to over 50% greater firepower, 178% greater shielding, and faster engines.

I would've gone with increasing the torpedo armament as well, since there seems to be a lot of room for torpedoes on a Galaxy class starship
Agreed. This refit doesn't seem that far different than the sites own Galaxy refit.

I have been messing around with what a real Galaxy class refit could look like for the post war. One of them would be twin torpedo tubes in place of the one. A torpedo tune or two could definitely be placed in the saucer too. We have to remember how huge the ship is and how few people for its size is on it. The ship is so large that you probably could fit in all the same tech from a Sovereign class into it. The only limitation would be physical limitations due to the design as in the shape of the warp bubble if would have to make.
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I agree. Thanks for the input gentlemen. I really appreciate it.
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