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10-09-2011, 06:36 AM
Originally Posted by
Yes and no.
The Excelsior class USS Fearless in "Where no one has gone before" was mentioned as being more efficien than the Enterprise-D, but only because of the power the traveller had and not beause the Excelsior is so efficient.
In addition I already took your thoughts about efficeincy into consideration:
The Intrepid's warpcore is also smaller than the Galaxy's but much newer.
So the efficiency thing is already taken into account there.
Also they talked about percentage values in that episode not absolutes.
When it comes to the matter of whether the "voyager" show was thought about at that point...well I'Ve got en edition of the Encyclopedia which contains the information that "Voyager" was in the works but has an equally nbulous entry about Star Trek Generations.
So just because the show was not released at that point doen (for once) not mean they had not actually thought about it at that point.
the intrepid's core is not 'much' newer, the intrepid class was only launched about 5 or 6 years after the galaxy class, and the enterprise did actually receive a new core during the 7th season, forgot why though. with the way starfleet like to constantly upgrading thing i can only imagine that 7th season core is not just an off the shelf 2363 model, but the latest generation of core that size.
Originally Posted by
Using the registries only makes your head explode.
Springfield class (looks like the same era as the Cheyenne)
USS Chekov NCC-57302
Cheyenne USS Ahwahnee NCC-71620/NCC-73620 (the model in "Best of Both Worlds had the higher number, the ship listed in "Redemption" had the lower one).
This would actually mean the Cheyenne is more modern than the Galaxy while the Springfield is decades older (!).
It seems Starfleet assigns registries based on the what the dice said not based on any reasonable concept.
i try not to worry about the highest registries, a class of ship could be built for decades, but the lowest registrys for each class give us the closest look at when something was launched, maybe.