Onimaru Class

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Onimaru-class
Class Information
Role: Explorer
Status:

Active

Date Entered Service:

2388

Basic Stats
Decks:

32

Cruising Speed:

Warp 7

Total Compliment:

890

Tactical Systems
Energy Weapons:

14x Type-XII phaser arrays

Torpedo Launchers:

5 Launchers

Shields:

Multi-Layered Shielding System

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Class Description

During the near 40 years since the development of the Galaxy class starship began, Starfleet Engineering and the ASDB spent many years analysing the performance of every class of ship to enter service. Technical upgrades and overhauls to different ships often resulted in improvements being made to the next class in development to ensure that Starfleet always had vessels with cutting edge of technology and that they learnt from the mistakes and faults of other systems. Arguably, two of the most successful starship designs to grace the fleet during the intervening years were the Galaxy and Sovereign class starships, but even in 2382 the Galaxy took an age to produce and was beginning to fall behind the times whilst the Sovereign class had diverted away from being a ship of exploration and now fulfilled combat and command roles around the fleet. Many of the fleets dedicated exploration vessels were aging and falling well behind the times. The Excelsior was on the verge of retirement whilst the Galaxy, Nebula and other sister ships were becoming outdated themselves. Newer exploration vessels didn’t have the power resources to include the most up to date weapons systems. This led Starfleet to request that a team at the ASDB consider designs for a ship that essentially had the best of both worlds; sensor suites and science facilities to rival a Galaxy class but enough armaments so that she could defend herself against the modern threats of species such as the Dominion.

Many designs, both new and already on the drawing board, were considered for the project but most were too similar in design to the Sovereign or too frail to withstand modern threats. No one ship bridged the two classes as Starfleet desired until an Engineer, Dr Ross Mitchell and his partner, Lieutenant Commander Nilani Azulas, submitted a design for the Onimaru-class starship.

Initial designs proved ideal for what Starfleet had requested. Not only had they planned for the systems to give it the teeth they desired but also a science suite to rival the Galaxy, the design was the ideal cross between the two. Permission was granted for initial simulations and construction to begin on the class prototype. Initial construction of the prototype began in 2382 and moved along quickly. The design integrated many of Starfleet’s newest technologies whilst combining elements from both the Galaxy and Sovereign-classes.

The ship benefited from the impressive defensive systems of the Sovereign class including the multiphasic and regenerative shielding systems and the type-XII phaser arrays whilst she was due to include the saucer separation capability of the Galaxy class. This system was precluded from the final design for the initial vessel in order to make additional room for an increased shuttlebay capacity and additional cargo bays, sensor suites and a new tactical astrometrics suite.

The initial vessel completed construction in early 2385. Designated as the USS Onimaru, her initial cruise was successful, with surprisingly few problems presented themselves, aside from issues resulting from the uprated warp core she had been fitted with. Power was often below the average desired, which required extensive tweaking over several months to correct. Nevertheless, Starfleet was pleased with the results and, as the Onimaru returned to dock in November 2386 after a successful year of service, the class was deemed enough of a success to push forward with an initial batch of five new vessels to be constructed. By mid-2388, the first three of the completed Onimaru class vessels were flowing from the shipyards.

Class History

2382: Design work begins. New M/ARA design is standardized for the class. Galaxy and Sovereign designs modified and approved. Full specifications are forwarded to Utopia Planitia for designations. USS Onimaru production begins with a projected 3 year turnover for the prototype ship. Design on saucer separation mechanisms arrive from the Vulcan Construction Agency and considered for inclusion but ultimately rejected. Torpedo launchers from Sovereign project used. Saucer section nears 20% chassis completion.

2383: The Stardrive section nears chassis completion. Primary and secondary chassis's now at 80% completion. Computers are delivered for fitting work. Bridge module fitted based on modified Galaxy module.

2384: Work continues on habitat and outer hull sections for USS Onimaru. Late year, computer cores are activated and ship functions begin to be transferred from station control to ship control. Computer system is soon operating at 70% of maximum. System expected to become self-aware within the year. Warp core begins primary testing. Ablative Armor integrated. Antimatter regulation control and phaser power regulation is found to be outside acceptable levels. Stardrive section near completion with final attachment of navigational deflector array.

2385: Type-XII phaser arrays installed. Warp Core passes Review Three and is tested to 85% peak efficiency. Computer system fully self-aware and umbilicals from the station are cut as the ship becomes self-sufficient. Impulse systems pass Review Three and begin autonomous low level power control. Secondary Backup Generators are shut down and become Auxiliary system control. USS Onimaru leaves dry dock for primary testing.

2386: USS Onimaru returns to Utopia Planitia late in year and warp stress coating, final exterior markings and paint is applied. USS Onimaru begins deep space assessments. On 24th November 2386 the USS Onimaru is officially commissioned by Starfleet during a brief ceremony. Bridge plaque is put in pride of place and Captain Jon’aal takes command. USS Onimaru is ordered to begin shakedown cruises estimated to last two years.

2388: Vessels two, three and four of the Onimaru class are completed around the Federation.

Ship Specifications

Basic Information

  • Role: Explorer
  • Dimensions: 520 meters (L) x 325 meters (W) x 121.6 meters (H)
  • Decks: 32
  • Expected Duration: 120 years
  • Time Between Resupply: 5 years
  • Expected Refit Cycle: 20 years

Crew Compliment

  • Total Crew: 890
    • 130 Officers
    • 500 Enlisted
    • 100 Marines
  • Number of Civilians: 150
  • Emergency Capacity: 1,600

AMENITIES:

  • Holodecks

Propulsion

  • Thrusters: RCS Thrusters
  • Sublight Speed: 0.25c
  • Warp Speed
    • Warp 7: Cruising Speed
    • Warp 9.5: Maximum Warp
    • Warp 9.8: Emergency Warp (for 6 hours)

Offensive Systems

Energy Weapons

14x Type-XII phaser arrays

Projectile Weapons

  • 1 Forward (Rapid Fire)
  • 4 Aft (Burst Fire)

PAYLOAD

Defensive Systems

Primary Systems

Auxiliary Craft

SHUTTLEBAYS: 3

SUPPORT CRAFT:

  • Shuttles: 10
  • Workbees: 2
  • Runabouts: 4
  • Fighters: 10

Other Information


Deck Listing

Deck Details/Specifications of Deck
Deck 1
  • Main Bridge,
  • Captain's Ready Room
  • Observation Lounge
  • Weapons Locker
  • Primary Communications Array
  • Primary Sensor Array
Deck 2
  • Captain's Quarters
  • First Officer's Quarters
  • XO’s Office
  • Senior Officer’s Quarters
  • CoB’s Office
  • Conference Room
  • Officer’s Mess
  • Chief Intelligence Officer’s Office
  • Intelligence Centre
Deck 3
  • VIP/Guest Quarters
  • Diplomatic Facilities
  • Chief Diplomatic Officer’s Office
  • Large Conference Room, Auditorium
  • Transporter Room 1
  • Holodecks 1 + 2
  • Security Station
Deck 4
  • Main Shuttle bay
  • Shuttle Maintenance Bay
  • Chief Flight Control Officer’s Office
  • Industrial Replicators 1&2
  • Cargo Bays 1 & 2
Deck 5
  • Primary and Secondary Computer Systems Monitoring Room
  • Main Computer Core (Level 1)
  • Core Maintenance Access
  • Guest Quarters
  • Crew Quarters
Deck 6
  • Transporter Room 2
  • Main Computer Core (Level 2)
  • Core Maintenance Access
  • Crew Quarters
  • Holodecks 3&4
Deck 7
  • Gymnasium
  • Natatorium
  • Mess Hall
  • Galley
  • Crew Quarters
  • Main Computer Core (Level 3)
  • Conference Room 2
  • Secondary Tractor Beam Emitter
Deck 8
  • Crew Quarters
  • Child Care Facilities
  • School
  • Computer and Equipment Storage Bay
  • Main Computer Core (Level 4)
Deck 9
  • Primary Life Support and Environmental Control
  • Supplementary Crew / Passenger Quarters
  • Emergency Supply Storage
  • Secondary Deuterium Storage Tanks
  • Main Computer Core (Level 5)
  • Core Maintenance Access
Deck 10
  • Security Training Holodecks 1-3
  • Phaser Ranges 1-6
  • Armory
  • Security Officer's Office
  • Brig
  • Secondary Communications Array
Deck 11
  • Primary SIF Generators
  • Primary IDF Generator
  • Holodecks 5 & 6
  • Supplementary Crew / Passenger Quarters
  • Secondary Life Support and Environmental Control
Deck 12
  • Replicator Control
  • Industrial Replicators 3-5
  • Sickbay, CMO's Office
  • Medical Supply Storage
  • Medical Labs 1+2
  • Medical Holodecks 1-5
  • Supplementary Crew / Passenger Quarters
Deck 13
  • Stellar Cartography
  • Astrophysics
  • Astrometrics
  • Astrometric Sensor Arrays
  • Crew Quarters
  • General Purpose Science Labs 1-6
Deck 14
  • Sociology Department
  • Counsellor's Office
  • Customizable Science Lab 1
  • Chemistry Labs 1 & 2
  • Transporter Rooms 3 & 4
  • Crew Quarters
Deck 15
  • Particle Lab
  • Geology Lab
  • Biology Labs 1 & 2
  • Customizable Science Labs 2 & 3
  • Hazardous Material Storage
  • Containment Lab Suites 1 & 2
Deck 16
  • Plant Sciences Department
  • Arboretum, Botany Lab
  • Hydroponics Lab and Gardens,
  • Main Impulse Engines
  • Fusion Reactors 1-9
  • Engine Control Room
  • Impulse Engine maintenance access
  • Captain's Yacht
  • Captain’s Yacht’s staging zone
  • Supply storage
Deck 17
  • Secondary Sickbay
  • Zoology Lab
  • Public Replicators
  • Customizable Science Labs 4-6
  • Primary Deuterium Storage Tanks
  • Supplementary Crew / Passenger Quarters
Deck 18
  • Primary Deuterium Storage Tanks
  • Crew Quarters
  • Auxiliary Deflector Control
  • Maintenance Bay 1
  • Supplementary Crew / Passenger Quarters
Deck 19
  • Fabricating Shop
  • Industrial Replicators 6-10
  • Primary Deuterium Storage Tanks
  • Deuterium Injectors
  • Supplementary Crew / Passenger Quarters
Deck 20
  • Ship's Stores
  • Crew Quarters
  • Engineering Hardware Replicators
  • Cargo Bays 3-4
  • Cargo Transporters 3-4
  • Supplementary Crew / Passenger Quarters
Deck 21
  • Forward Torpedo Launcher
  • Torpedo Storage and Loading
  • Torpedo Modification
  • Computer Research Lab
  • Torpedo Assembly Bay
  • Secondary SIF Generators
  • Supplementary Crew / Passenger Quarters
Deck 22
  • Adult Classrooms
  • Crew Quarters
  • Supplementary Crew / Passenger Quarters
  • Holodecks 7-10
Deck 23
  • Crew Quarters
  • Supplementary Crew / Passenger Quarter
  • Cargo Bays 5 & 6
  • Cargo Transporters 5-6
  • Maintenance Bay 2
Deck 24
  • Tertiary Life Support and Environmental Control
  • Supplementary Crew / Passenger Quarters
  • Cargo Bays 7-10
  • Cargo Transporters 7-10
  • Shuttle bay 2, Shuttle Storage
  • Shuttle lift systems
  • Crew Quarters
  • Supplementary Crew / Passenger Quarters
  • Marine Barracks
  • Transporter Rooms 6-14
  • Secondary Armory
Deck 25
  • Graviton Deflector Generators
  • Shuttle Storage and Maintenance
  • Shuttle lift systems
  • Supplementary Crew / Passenger Quarters
  • Cargo Bays 11-15
  • Cargo Transporters 11-15
Deck 26
  • Main Engineering (Upper)
  • Chief Engineer's Office
  • Primary Navigational Deflector
  • Aft Torpedo Launcher
  • Torpedo Storage
  • Tertiary SIF Generators
Deck 27
  • Main Engineering (Central)
  • Graviton Deflector Generators
  • Secondary Hardware Replicators
  • Supplementary Crew / Passenger Quarters
  • Cargo Bays 16-20
  • Cargo Transporters 16-20
Deck 28
  • Main Engineering (Lower)
  • Warp Coil Maintenance Access
  • Anti-matter storage pods
  • Tertiary Deuterium Storage Tanks
  • Large Meeting Room
  • Supplementary Crew / Passenger Quarters
Deck 29
  • Lateral Sensor Array
  • Auxiliary Computer Core (Level 1)
  • Core Maintenance Access
  • Supplementary Crew / Passenger Quarters
Deck 30
  • Engineering Parts and Equipment Storage
  • Engineering Labs
  • Maintenance Bay 3
  • Auxiliary Computer Core (Level 2)
  • Core Maintenance Access
  • Supplementary Crew / Passenger Quarters
  • Holodecks 11-20
  • Supplementary Crew / Passenger Quarters
  • Secondary IDF Generators
Deck 31
  • SIF Generators
  • Astrophysics Lab
  • Materials Testing Lab
  • Auxiliary Computer Core (Level 3)
  • Core Maintenance Access
  • Supplementary Crew / Passenger Quarters
  • Secondary Antimatter Storage Pod
  • Antimatter Generator
  • Emergency Food Rations Storage
  • Emergency Personnel Transporter 2
  • Emergency Power Facility
  • Main Tractor Beam Emitter
Deck 32
  • Sensor Analysis Labs
  • Emergency Personnel Transporter 1
  • Hazardous Material Storage and Containment
  • Sensor Instrument Bay
  • Antimatter Injector
  • Antimatter Storage Pods
  • Waste Management
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