Barkus Class XVII Heavy Battlecruiser

«Last Updated – 10/10/15»

cardassian_barkus

Modeller: Howedar, Textures: ThomastheCat, Conversion/Scaling: Darkdrone, Illumination: Dolphoenix

Known Sphere Of Operation: Empire-wide use
Data Reliability: B for Type-1
Major DataSource: Dominion war engagements

NOTES:
The Bakrus was a design in development by the Cardassians for 3 years prior to their Alliance with the Dominion. Its development was beset by major problems however. For its size the Bakrus was the most powerful vessel the Cardassian engineers had ever attempted and its staggered progress showed their lack of experience with vessels of this scale. Finding systems capable of producing the required power that didn’t stress the infrastructure of the ship was beyond them.

However Vorta technicians helped the Cardassians modify their warp core designs and within months a stable Bakrus prototype was ready. Outperforming the Galor on all fronts and a much better value than the Keldon it became increasingly common on the front lines. As with most Cardassians designs it does focus on the forward arc and is vulnerable to maneuverable vessels.

The end of the war and the massive destruction of the Cardassian home world brought production of the Bakrus class to a halt. Four of the six launched hulls remain in active service, with one additional hull remaining in a partial state of completion.


Construction Data:
     Model – Type-1
     Ship Class – XVII
     Date Entering Service – 2370
     Number Constructed – 6
Hull Data:
     Superstructure Points – 130
     Damage Chart – A
     Size:
           Length – 414 m
          Width – 400 m
          Height – 101 m
          Weight – 419,010 mt
     Cargo:
          Total SCU – 820 SCU
          Cargo Capacity – 41,000 mt
     Landing Capacity – None
Equipment Date:
     Control Computer Type – CI-7
     Transporters:
          Standard 3-person 8
          Cargo/14-person – 8
Other Data:
     Crew – 911
     Troops – 160
     Passengers – 40
     Shuttlecraft – 25
Engines And Power Data:
     Total Power Units Available – 178
     Movement Point Ratio – 10/1
     Warp Engine Type – CWL-2
          Number – 2
          Power Units Available – 60 ea.
          Stress Chart – H/J
          Max Safe Cruising Speed – Warp 7
          Emergency Speed – Warp 8
     Impulse Engine Type – CIJ-2
          Power Units Available – 58
Weapons And Firing Data:
     Beam Weapon Type – CD-15
          Number – 18
          Firing Arcs – 3 f/p, 3 f/s, 2 f/p/a, 2 f/s/a, 2 p, 2 s, 2 p/a, 2 s/a
          Firing Chart – U
          Maximum Power – 20
           Damage Modifiers
               +3 (1-5)
               +2 (6-8)
               +1 (9-18)
     Beam Weapon Type – CSD-10
          Number – 2
           Firing Arcs – 1 f, 1 a
          Firing Chart – T
          Maximum Power – 46
          Damage Modifiers
               +3 (1-7)
               +2 (8-11)
               +1 (12-18)
     Torpedo Weapon Type – CP-14
          Number – 2
          Firing Arcs – 2 f
           Firing Chart – T
          Power to Arm – 1
          Damage – 40
Shield Data:
     Deflector Shield Type – CSY
     Shield Point Ratio – 1/4
     Maximum Shield Power – 60
Combat Efficiency:
     D – 371.9
     WDF – 377