Negh'Var class

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Negh'Var-class
Class Information
Role:

Battle Cruiser

Status:

Active

Date Entered Service:

2372

Basic Stats
Decks:

26

Cruising Speed:

Warp 6

Total Compliment:

453

Tactical Systems
Energy Weapons:

20

Torpedo Launchers:

4

Shields:

Deflector Shields

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Class Description

The Negh’Var-class warship was the pinnacle of Klingon design where machines of war were concerned. By far the largest and most heavily armed vessel to data in the Klingon inventory, the Negh’Var found use as a capital ship almost from the beginning. While the Negh’Var shares many of the same design principles that nearly all of the vessel’s predecessors were developed from, the sheer size and several minor aesthetic and design modifications place the Negh’Var in a class all her own. True in form, the Negh’Var takes cues from the ‘avian’ design theme, featuring the forward mounted bridge and long connecting ‘neck’ that flares out into the main body of the craft. One item of note is the complete integration of the nacelles into the ‘wings’ of the vessel. Additionally, a long ‘spike’ stretches for several feet behind the outer edge of the wing, its purpose known only to the original designers. It is, however, speculated that this was merely a design aesthetic that never made it to the cutting board.

The first of the Negh’Var-class was seen in early to mid-2371, when it displaced the Vor’cha-class attack cruiser as the primary capital ship as well as the flag ship for many of the ruling members of the Klingon High Council, including the Chancellor himself. One such notable vessel, the IKS Negh’Var, participated in several of the more famous conflicts in the Empire’s history. This included the invasion of the Cardassian Union by Klingon forces in the beginning of 2372, as well as several major engagements during the Dominion War era; most notable among them was her participation in the First Battle of Deep Space Nine.

Given the extremely high cost, even after nearly a decade and a half of developmental practice, the Negh’var remains a much more rare sight in the armadas of the Klingon Defense Force than most other vessels. While this does limit in some ways their inherent utility with respect to more cost effective vessels such as the K’Vort and the Vor’cha-class, the sheer battle power even one of these vessels can add to any engaging Klingon battle group makes the Negh’Var a continued force to be feared and respected by any who cross her path.

Ship Specifications

Basic Information

  • Role: Battle Cruiser
  • Dimensions: 682.32 meters (L) x 470.09 meters (W) x 136.65 meters (H)
  • Decks: 26
  • Expected Duration: 100 years
  • Time Between Resupply: 3 years
  • Expected Refit Cycle: 5 years

Crew Compliment

  • Total Crew: 453
    • 95 Officers
    • 158 Enlisted
    • 200 Marines
  • Emergency Capacity: 1, 250

AMENITIES:

  • Live food animal holding pens
  • Dining Hall
  • Warrior Training Hall

Propulsion

  • Thrusters: RCS Thruster Packs
  • Sublight Speed: 2/3 the speed of light
  • Warp Speed
    • Cruising Speed: Warp 6
    • Maximum Warp: Warp 8
    • Emergency Warp: Warp 9 (for 10 hours)

Offensive Systems

Energy Weapons

  • 1 forward facing heavy disrupter cannon mounted in the main hull
  • 1 aft facing heavy disrupter cannon mounted in the main hull
  • 6 disrupter emitters dorsally mounted to the main hull
  • 6 disrupter emitters ventrally mounted to the main hull
  • 1 forward facing heavy disrupter cannon mounted in the port weapons pod
  • 1 aft facing heavy disrupter cannon mounted in the port weapons pod
  • 1 disrupter emitter ventrally mounted to the port weapons pod
  • 1 forward facing heavy disrupter cannon mounted in the starboard weapons pod
  • 1 aft facing heavy disrupter cannon mounted in the starboard weapons pod
  • 1 disrupter emitter ventrally mounted to starboard weapons pod

Projectile Weapons

  • 2 forward mounted launchers
  • 2 aft mounted launchers

PAYLOAD 600

Defensive Systems

  • Shields: Deflector Shields

Primary Systems

  • Computer Systems:

Isolinear computer systems

  • Transporters:

6 five-person transporters

    • Transporter Range: 45,000 Kilometers
  • Sensor Range: 30 light years
  • Communications Range: 30 light years

Auxiliary Craft

SHUTTLEBAYS: 1

SUPPORT CRAFT:

  • Shuttles: 4



Other Information

  • Reinforced hull
  • Cloaking system
  • The Negh’Var class cam be modified to act as a troop carrier. In this configuration, a total of 2,500 troops can be carried on board.


Official Klingon Empire Starship Specifications
Warship Classes 22nd Century BOPB'rel classD-5D-7K'T'Inga classK'Vort classNegh'Var classRaptor ClassVor'cha class
Aux Craft Classes Pending
Starbase Classes yoD QIn'je