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# 18
10-22-2013, 02:14 PM
Originally Posted by solidneutronium View Post
The Sovereign is old and decrepit. It has been replaced by the newer hotties, Odyssey and Avenger. What is it 40-50 years old, destined for the scrapyard for sure.
According to the TNG technical manual, the Galaxy-class was expected to have a service life of at least a century, if not more. The Sovereign was advanced enough to still be the Federation flagship as of 2408. Ships last a long time in Star Trek.