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Compiled Starship and Technology Report
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1,678,000 metric tons
Notes: The Cardassian Galor class composes the majority of the Cardassian Union's fleet. Originally built
to match the previous generation of Federation and Klingon starships the Galor class is easily outclassed by most
other starships as the other Alpha Quadrant powers have since advanced beyond the current level Cardassian
technology. Equipped with one main forward disrupter array and several smaller arrays, a Galor class is no match for
a Federation Galaxy class, to compensate for this short coming the Cardassians often deployed ships in small tactical
groups composed of three or more Galor class ship. After Cardassia joined the Dominion the Galor class was refitted
with more advance weapons including plasma torpedoes to compete with similar class starships. Even with these
improvements the Galor class was consigned to a support role or cannon fodder for more powerful Dominion ships. After
the defeat of the Dominion the future of the Galor class is uncertain.
There are times when a starship maybe required to land on the surface of a planet, and return to oribit. Such situations include emergency landings, inoperable transporter systems, and extended repairs when space dock is not available. Currently only smaller Federation starships, such as the Intrepid and Defiant classes, are equipped with landing systems.
After entering the planet ¬ís atmosphere the ship will extend landing struts from the bottom of the secondary hull that are capable of supporting the entire weight of the starship. When a landing site is selected the starship comes to zero forward velocity and descends vertically. The final decent is slowed by the ships n avigation thruster, such that it comes to a soft landing on the surface.
Landing a starship is not a recommended procedure as stresses can be extreme and unpredictable on a starship when entering the atmosphere. Use of transporters or shuttlecraft are the preferred method to reach a planet¬ís surf ace.
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