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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 26
03-29-2011, 11:20 AM
Originally Posted by UFP-Magnis View Post
" Alex Jaeger commented on the design in an interview with Star Trek Magazine: "This was my gunship/battlecruiser/aircraft carrier. It has 15 torpedo launchers and two shuttlebays - one in front, with three doors, and one in the back. I really got into it with this one, with the whole idea that the front bay would be the launching bay, and then to return they'd come into the back, because they'd be protected by the rest of the ship.".
This guy disqualifies himself by saying his design is meant as a gunship/battlecruiser/aircraft carrier, it sounds more like the perfect fanboy ship, but not like a serious attempt to design a Starfleet ship.
I think that the producers of "ST: 8" and various DS9 episodes recognized this and made it a medium cruiser which makes much more sense IMHO.

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