Saber class starship (Star Trek)


Saber class starship (Star Trek)

Infobox Fictional Spacecraft
name = "Saber" class


first = ""
last = ""
affiliation = Starfleet
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propulsion = Warp drive
Impulse drive
power = Warp core(Matter/Antimatter Reactor)
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In the fictional universe of Star Trek, the "Saber" class starship is a type of starship produced and used by Starfleet in the 24th century.

Description

The basic form of the ship is that of an elliptic saucer-shaped hull, with the width of it being fore to aft and its length the ship's width abeam. From the tips of the ellipse, two nacelles, each housing a warp engine run aft; between them, from the center of the primary hull, an extension of the hull, slightly longer than the nacelles, runs aftward, housing the engineering section, and in an underslung construction on its ventral side, the navigational deflector. The ship's phaser strips and lifeboats occupy the dorsal saucer. Two impulse engines are located between the engineering hull and the engines, one on each side of the ship. The Bussard ramscoops are found on the front edge of the saucer, one near each end of it. The "Saber" class appears in Star Trek Armada II. The "Saber" class also appears in as the basic "frigate" ship that Federation players start with. It also serves this function in Star Trek Deep Space Nine: Dominion Wars.

Design

In real life, the "Saber" class was designed by Alex Jaeger at Industrial Light and Magic and rendered as a computer-generated visual effect. This ship first appears in ' and later appears in at least ten episodes of '.Fact|date=August 2008

Deep Space Nine appearances

* "Call to Arms"
* "Favor the Bold"
* "Sacrifice of Angels"
* "Statistical Probabilities"
* "The Magnificent Ferengi"
* "Tears of the Prophets"
* "Afterimage"
* "Field of Fire"
* "The Changing Face of Evil"
* "What You Leave Behind"

Known "Saber" class starships

; USS "Yeager" (NCC-61947) : Named for Chuck Yeager, the starship "Yeager" fought in the Battle of Sector 001 in 2373.; USS "da Vinci" (NCC-81623) : ship from the Starfleet Corps of Engineers series of novels and named for the Italian polymath, Leonardo da Vinci.

External links

* [http://www.memory-alpha.org/en/index.php/Saber_class "Saber class" at Memory Alpha]
* [http://www.ex-astris-scientia.org/scans/firstcontact1.htm "First Contact" vessels" at Ex Astris Scientia] - Pictures of the Saber class, the second class down
* [http://www.neutralzone.de/database/Federation/StarFleet/Sabre.htm "Saber class" at the Neutral Zone Starship Database]
* [http://www.stguardian.to/fed/saber/index.html "Saber class" at "The Guardian of Forever"]


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