L-42 (Bird of Prey) Class IX-X Frigate

«Last Updated – January 27, 2018»

From Romulan Ship Recognition Manual, 2nd Edition, FASA, Design by Forest G. Brown, Graphics by Dana Knutson

Known Sphere Of Operation: Empire-wide Use
Data Reliability: B
Major Data Source: Klingon Sector Intelligence, Cardassian Sector Intelligence

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Construction Data:
Model – a b c d e f g h i j
Ship Class – IX X IX X X IX X IX X IX
Date Entering Service – 2281 2282 2289 2290 2314 2314 2344 2346 2351 2360
Number Constructed – 26 26 25 121 120 128 71 72 150 116
Hull Data:
Superstructure Points – 26 28 28 30 32 30 32 30 32 32
Damage Chart – C C C C C C C C C C
Size:
Length – 164 m 164 m 164 m 164 m 164 m 164 m 164 m 164 m 164 m 164 m
Width – 242 m 242 m 242 m 242 m 242 m 242 m 242 m 242 m 242 m 242 m
Height – 31 m 31 m 31 m 31 m 31 m 31 m 31 m 31 m 31 m 31 m
Weight – 124,040 mt 147,640 mt 128,790 mt 153,740 mt 157,025 mt 135,505 mt 158,325 mt 135,660 mt 158,685 mt 138,945 mt
Cargo:
Total SCU – 60 SCU 60 SCU 60 SCU 60 SCU 60 SCU 60 SCU 60 SCU 60 SCU 60 SCU 60 SCU
Cargo Capacity – 3,000 mt 3,000 mt 3,000 mt 3,000 mt 3,000 mt 3,000 mt 3,000 mt 3,000 mt 3,000 mt 3,000 mt
Landing Capacity – None None None None None None None None None None
Equipment Date:
Control Computer Type – ZD-6 ZD-6 ZD-7 ZD-9 ZD-9 ZD-9 ZI-3 ZI-3 ZI-3 ZI-3
Transporters:
Standard 6-person – 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Emergency 18-person – 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Cargo – 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Cloaking Device Type: KCC KCD KCC KCD KCD KCC KCD KCC KCD KCC
Power Requirements: 32 48 32 48 48 32 48 32 48 32
Other Data:
Crew – 220 240 220 240 240 220 240 220 240 220
Passengers – 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
Shuttlecraft – 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Engines And Power Data:
Total Power Units Available – 55 63 55 63 63 59 66 61 66 62
Movement Point Ratio – 3/1 4/1 3/1 3/1 3/1 3/1 3/1 3/1 3/1 3/1
Warp Engine Type – KWF-1 KWE-3 KWF-1 KWE-3 KWE-3 KWF-2 KWE-3 KWF-2 KWE-3 KWF-2
Number – 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Power Units Available – 16 ea. 20 ea. 16 ea. 20 ea. 20 ea. 18 ea. 20 ea. 18 ea. 20 ea. 18 ea.
Stress Chart – H/J J/M H/J J/M J/M H/J J/M H/J J/M H/J
Max Safe Cruising Speed – Warp 8 Warp 7 Warp 8 Warp 7 Warp 7 Warp 8 Warp 7 Warp 8 Warp 7 Warp 8
Emergency Speed – Warp 9 Warp 8 Warp 9 Warp 8 Warp 8 Warp 9 Warp 8 Warp 9 Warp 8 Warp 9
Impulse Engine Type – KIF-2 KIF-2 KIF-2 KIF-2 KIF-2 KIF-2 KIK-1 KIM-3 KIK-1 KIK-1
Power Units Available – 23 23 23 23 23 23 26 25 26 26
Weapons And Firing Data:
Beam Weapon Type – KD-13 KD-13 KD-17 KD-17 KD-17 KD-19 KD-19 KD-19 KD-19 KD-19
Number – 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
Firing Arcs – 3 f/p, 3 f/s 3 f/p, 3 f/s 3 f/p, 3 f/s 3 f/p, 3 f/s 3 f/p, 3 f/s 3 f/p, 3 f/s 3 f/p, 3 f/s 3 f/p, 3 f/s 3 f/p, 3 f/s 3 f/p, 3 f/s
Firing Chart – X X X X X X X X X X
Maximum Power – 5 5 9 9 9 12 12 12 12 12
Damage Modifiers:
+3 (1-7) (1-7) (1-12) (1-12) (1-12) (1-14) (1-14) (1-14) (1-14) (1-14)
+2 (8-15) (8-15) (13-17) (13-17) (13-17) (15-18) (15-18) (15-18) (15-18) (15-18)
+1 (16-22) (16-22) (18-22) (18-22) (18-22) (19-22) (19-22) (19-22) (19-22) (19-22)
Torpedo Weapon Type – KP-6 KP-5 KP-6 KP-3 KP-6 KP-11 KP-10 KP-19 KP-10 KP-19
Number – 1 4 2 4 4 2 4 2 4 2
Firing Arcs – 1 f 2 f, 2 a 2 f, 2 a 2 f, 2 a 2 f, 2 a 2 f, 2 a 2 f, 2 a 2 f, 2 a 2 f, 2 a 2 f, 2 a
Firing Chart – R Q R R R R Q Q Q Q
Power to Arm – 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 2 1 2
Damage – 20 10 20 15 20 26 22 32 22 32
Shield Data:
Deflector Shield Type – KSP KSP KSP KSP KSS KSS KSY KSY KNSC KNSC
Shield Point Ratio – 1/3 1/3 1/3 1/3 1/3 1/3 1/3 1/3 1/3 1/3
Maximum Shield Power – 15 15 15 15 26 26 35 36 52 52
Combat Efficiency:
D – 136.2 127 139 153.9 173.3 164.4 189.8 180.9 215.3 209.3
WDF – 46 56.2 78.2 90.6 101.8 100 124.2 104 124.2 104