CS-2 (Graceful Flyer) Class V Courier-Scout

«Last Updated – November 4, 2015»

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From the FASA Star Trek Romulan Ship Recognition Manual, 2nd Edition

Known sphere Of Operation: Empire-wide use
Data Reliability: A for Type-10.
Major Data Source: Type 10 vessel in Starfleet possession; captured Romulan data.

NOTES:
The ships in this class were used for long-range courier missions for many years. Carrying light armament, they were used extensively along the Federation borders and in the Triangle. Because they can sustain Warp 7 speeds, they have been used as V.I.P. transport throughout the Empire.

About Stardate 1/8608, the CS-2 Type 2 was introduced into service to replace the Type 1; though quite suitable for its role, its weapons systems were light, a trend that continued until the introduction of the Type 6 about Stardate 1/9804. This newer model carried an upgraded beam weapon and mounted a more powerful engine; existing vessels of Type 2 through 5 were not refitted, but were relegated to duties within the Empire. Types 7 through 9 showed cosmetic changes to the Type 6, but about Stardate 2/0510, the Type 10 was introduced with new-style shields and more powerful weapons and engines. Vessels in this class were put into the reserve fleets about Stardate 2/14.

Of the approximately 300 built, about 150 currently serve in the reserve fleet. It is known that at least 90 have been sold to the private sector; one Type 5, one Type 7, and one Type 10 operate exclusively within the Triangle.

Named for the Romulan verelan vastarum (graceful flyer), a Romulan bird know for its ability to glide gracefully for hours at a time, these ships are common along the borders of the Empire, though they normally are not involved in military missions.


Construction Data:
     Model – Type-2 Type-6 Type-10
     Ship Class – V V V
     Date Entering Service – 2247 2257 2262
     Number Constructed – 120 70 110
Hull Data:
     Superstructure Points – 7 7 8
     Damage Chart – A A A
     Size:
           Length – 164 164 164
          Width – 156 156 156
          Height – 31 31 30
          Weight – 42,073 mt 43,883 mt 46,085 mt
     Cargo:
          Total SCU – 110 SCU 110 SCU 110 SCU
          Cargo Capacity – 5,500 mt 5,500 mt 5,500 mt
     Landing Capacity – Yes Yes Yes
Equipment Date:
     Control Computer Type – R-2M R-3M R-3M
     Transporters:
          Standard 9-person – 1 1 1
          Emergency 20-person – 1 1 1
          Cargo – 1 1 1
Other Data:
     Crew – 118 118 118
     Passengers – 60 60 60
     Shuttlecraft –
Engines And Power Data:
     Total Power Units Available – 20 23 30
     Movement Point Ratio – 2/1 2/1 2/1
     Warp Engine Type – RWD-1 RWD-2 RWD-2
          Number – 1 1 1
          Power Units Available – 15 18 18
          Stress Chart – N/O O/Q O/Q
          Max Safe Cruising Speed – Warp 7 Warp 7 Warp 7
          Emergency Speed – Warp 8 Warp 8 Warp 8
     Impulse Engine Type – RIB-3 RIB-3 RID-3
          Power Units Available – 5 5 12
Weapons And Firing Data:
     Beam Weapon Type – RB-2 RB-7 RB-8
          Number – 2 2 2
          Firing Arcs – 1 f/p, 1 f/s 1 f/p, 1 f/s 1 f/p, 1 f/s
          Firing Chart – K J N
          Maximum Power – 2 4 6
          Damage Modifiers:
               +3 (-) (-) (1-4)
               +2 (-) (1-6) (5-9)
               +1 (-) (7-10) (10-13)
Shield Data:
     Deflector Shield Type – RSD RSD RSE
     Shield Point Ratio – 1/1 1/1 1/2
     Maximum Shield Power – 8 8 8
Combat Efficiency:
     D – 36.1 38.1 66.5
     WDF – 1.6 4.6 8.2