While the expected Borg invasion did not come as imminently as was expected, during that time the Federation did find itself engaged in a war with another opponent: the Dominion.
Memory Beta articles sourced from reference works, Memory Beta articles sourced from video games, Memory Beta articles sourced from episodes and movies, Memory Beta articles sourced from novelizations, Star Trek: The Next Generation Technical Manual, Star Trek: The Next Generation Officer's Manual, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Technical Manual, https://memory-beta.fandom.com/wiki/Galaxy_class?oldid=681559, This article or subsection has an associated. “Empire Defense Against Federation Spies”: A Federation task force is hiding in the Kahless Expanse. (TNG: "The Arsenal of Freedom") There were four recovery biobeds on the periphery of the room with a main surgical biobed opposite them, covered by a large overhead sensor cluster and capable of hookup to a surgical support frame. They could "shop" for certain items by reviewing the fabrication database. Excelsior (Bismarck • Kirov • New Jersey • Resolute) • The Galaxy-class was the first design that was capable of separating and reconnecting at will, allowing a large proportion of the crew to escape hostile situations. (TNG: "Sarek", "Frame of Mind"), The salon was an area where crewmembers could get personal care ranging from a simple haircut to an elaborate spa treatment. Patients with severe burn injuries could be treated here in a closed cell. (TNG: "Imaginary Friend"; Star Trek Generations) Pets, including cats and dogs, were also allowed aboard ship. Venture, as well as the destroyed U.S.S. (TNG: "Liaisons") The departments often had to compete for limited resources such as sensor time, which were allocated by the operations officer or, on occasion, the executive officer. These could be customized as needed, (TNG: "Chain of Command, Part I") and were reconfigured at least twice.

There were at least two classes named Galaxy-class; the other was in operation a century later. It was a dreadnought subclass of the Galaxy-class design. deflector shields

(TNG: "Darmok"), The battle bridge was located on Deck 8 and was connected to the main bridge and other vital areas of the ship by an emergency turbolift. In 2370, the USS Odyssey became the first casualty of Dominion aggression when it was rammed by a Jem'Hadar fighter, destroying the ship. It should be noted that helm control could either be operated from the left or right forward stations, or in some cases from the tactical station. Initial usage of the weapon burned out the main deflector dish and required the crew of the Enterprise-D to spend several hours conducting repairs. Galaxy-Class Starship.

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Certain features, such as the command chair, possessed a more militaristic appearance, and this chair was not surrounded by seats for the first officer and an additional officer.

It was primarily intended to be a ship of exploration, but is also extremely heavily armed. Enter the email address associated with your account and we'll send you a link to reset your password. Star Trek Online Wiki is a Fandom Gaming Community. Star Trek: The Next Generation Technical Manual, Star Trek: The Next Generation USS Enterprise NCC-1701-D Blueprints, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Technical Manual, https://memory-alpha.fandom.com/wiki/Galaxy_class?oldid=2615264, Junior officers' quarters – These small-unit quarters were located on the interior of the ship and lacked windows. In 2365, the safety of the Galaxy-class, in particular its warp propulsion system, came into question when the USS Yamato was lost in a mysterious accident near the Romulan Neutral Zone claiming the lives of all personnel and their families. It was stated in the treaty, that a UFP official from the Cultural Contact Office (Sol Sector) shall be on board a Galaxy-class Starfleet vessel at all times except during legal holidays. (DS9 reference: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Technical Manual), Galaxy-class starships continued being produced into the 25th century, continuously being upgraded with more advanced technology. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. (TNG: "Ethics"), Surgeries too complicated for the sickbay ward could be conducted in a separate surgical area which had a large variety of bio-support systems. Memory Beta, non-canon Star Trek Wiki is a FANDOM Books Community. (TNG: "Genesis"), While Starfleet policy permitted the immediate family of officers and crew to stay aboard starships prior to the advent of the Galaxy-class, it was the first class specifically tailored to accommodate civilian as well as Starfleet personnel. In addition to aerobic studios (TNG: "The Price") and martial arts areas, (TNG: "Clues", "Man of the People", "Second Chances", "Lower Decks") there was a parrises squares area, (TNG: "Second Chances") a squash court, (TNG: "Suddenly Human") and an anbo-jytsu court. The Galaxy-class medical department was charged with providing health care to the ship's company and all attached personnel.

The port side of the bridge had three communications stations, consoles which were not common to the bridges of 24th century ships. Galaxy-class


(, Production Base: ASDB Integration Facility, Utopia Planitia Fleet Yards, Mars, Accommodation: 1,012 officers and crew; 200 visiting personnel; 15,000 personal evacuation limit, Performance: Warp 9.6 for 12 hours (standard); warp 9.9 for 12 hours (uprated), Armament: Eleven type-X phaser emitters; two photon torpedo launchers. (DS9: "What You Leave Behind"), The USS Galaxy takes on an orbital weapon platform in the First Battle of Chin'toka, The Venture destroys a deactivated orbital weapon platform (2374), Several more starships entered the fleet inventory during the 2370s.

The largest Starfleet vessel until the coming of the Sovereign-class, and its most-decked at 42. (TNG: "Conundrum") Each launch tube was capable of firing at least five photon torpedoes simultaneously, each torpedo capable of being independently targeted. Decks:

Science IV became the first aft station, followed by Mission Ops, Environment, and Engineering I/II. There were at least three sickbay wards aboard the ship, (TNG: "Tapestry") with at least one in the saucer section (TNG: "Genesis") and another in the stardrive section. Most have interchangable parts within the two groups. The upper level had access to other warp core maintenance systems. The forward bulkhead was dominated by the main viewscreen.
(TNG: "The Arsenal of Freedom", "Yesterday's Enterprise") In the 2360s, Galaxy-class ships typically carried about 250 photon torpedoes. Luna (Comet • Polaris • Sol) • Starfleet's top-of-the-line vessel in the mid-24th century, the most prominent Exploration Cruiser variant is the Galaxy class, which was the flagship of the fleet when it was first introduced in the late 2350s.

The Robinson also appears in Plagues of Night. The aft stations were accordingly reprogrammed and moved to different locations. These included basic scanner probes and reconnaissance probes, class-A probes and probes from class-1 to class-5. (TNG: "Where Silence Has Lease", "Identity Crisis", "Descent, Part II"), Sensor systems could be customized and upgraded as necessary for a specific mission.

(TNG reference: Star Trek: The Next Generation Technical Manual). (TNG: "The Hunted", "Hollow Pursuits") Cargo bay four was the only cargo bay with direct access to the exterior hull. (NF novel: Stone and Anvil; TOS novel: The Return; TNG novel: Indistinguishable from Magic), Akira (Alita • Armitage • Thunderchild) • Each of these command stations included consoles for shipboard systems access. Ships of the class include the namesake U.S.S. There was a small laboratory accessible through the foyer outside the chief medical officer's office where minor experiments run by on-duty personnel could be monitored. The USS Odyssey (NCC-71832) was a 24th century Federation Galaxy-class starship operated by Starfleet. Crew members needing emotional support could meet in private with the counselor here. (TNG: "New Ground" okudagram), The design included two hull sections: a saucer-shaped primary hull, and a detachable secondary hull which housed the ship's primary engines. [6]. Very few of the research labs remained under the same discipline of science for more than six months. Chesapeake (Mongrel) • Inside the main section, the master systems display was the operational focus of the room. The Galaxy-class began development in the year 2343 and has the dubious distinction of having the longest design, development, and construction period of any class in Starfleet history- delayed for a further year due to attempted sabotage by the Manraloth Giriaenn that was only just exposed by Lieutenant Data-, with the prototype USS Galaxy finally launching in 2357 and its first two sister ships the ever-famous Federation flagship USS Enterprise-D and USS Yamato following six years later in 2363. The Galaxy-class did not present any particular technological revolution, but was the culmination of several Starfleet technologies to date.

(TNG: "All Good Things..."), A Galaxy-class starship fires its phasers and photon torpedoes, A Galaxy-class starship's forward torpedo launcher, Aft torpedo launcher on a Galaxy-class vessel, The Galaxy-class was equipped with twelve phaser banks, distributed in phaser arrays at various points along both hulls. Its large, panoramic windows permitted a staggering view of the ship's passage through space. Remora (Charger) • 4,500,000 metric tons[1] Yamato, U.S.S. The theater could also be used as a concert hall for musical performances by crew members. (TNG: "Contagion"), Undoubtedly the most prominent early Galaxy-class starship was the Federation flagship USS Enterprise-D, which, apart from two brief periods under the commands of William T. Riker and Edward Jellico, was commanded for its entire service history by Captain Jean-Luc Picard. 195.26 meters[1] The door at the rear left of the room opened onto a standard turbolift. (citation needed • edit), A wall-mounted diagram of the Enterprise-D, located near the ready room, By necessity, the bridge had easy access to and from all other important areas of the ship. New carpeting and handrails were also added. (TNG: "Q Who") Warp 9.8 was also achievable in theory, but at extreme risk. Enterprise-D from the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "All Good Things...". (TNG: "Ménage à Troi", "Ensign Ro"; VOY: "Relativity") They were noted for their impressive abilities among Federation citizens and other Alpha Quadrant races. Armaments: The USS Odyssey had entered the Gamma Quadrant in order to rescue several Federation citizens who had been taken captive by the Jem'Hadar. The Technical Manual (pp 177-178) features several preliminary designs of a ship class that would one day replace the Galaxy-class as the primary explorer ship of the fleet. In the Star Trek: Typhon Pact novel Rough Beasts of Empire, Benjamin Sisko assumes command of the Galaxy-class USS Robinson. (TNG novel: All Good Things...; TNG novel: Vendetta; DS9 episode: "The Way of the Warrior"; ST reference: The Next Generation Technical Manual).