S-9 (Wind Carrier) Class V Scout

«Last Updated – December 21, 2017»

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: C
Major Data Source: Romulan Sector Intelligence

NOTES:
The S-9 Class probably was designed to replace the older S-4 (Swift Wing) as a front-line scout vessel capable of combat and exploration duties. The inadequate weaponry of its predecessor corrected by the addition of more powerful disruptors and more efficient shields, the Type 1 was a vast improvement. The Type 4 mounts two banks of two disruptors, giving the scout a better field of fire and increasing its combat efficiency beyond that of the CS-2 (Graceful Flyer), which it is believed to have also replaced. The class reportedly leads the Romulan expansion efforts spinward.

Of the approximately 450 vessels built, about 400 are reported to remain in active service and about 20 have been placed in reserve fleets. Best estimates now give 19 Type 1s operating in the civil sector; plans for a vessel now believed to be one of these have been purchased from Orion sources in the Triangle.

This class is named for ralas Mosarum (Wind Carrier), an ancient Romulan chieftain said to have carried the winds of Romulus with him as he traveled his territories. This leader supposedly waited to attack his enemies until storms were brewing in the area, and then would lead his armies into battle in the vanguard of the winds and rain.


Construction Data:
Model – Type 1 Type 4 Type 6 Type 7 Type 9
Ship Class – V V V V V
Date Entering Service – 2268 2270 2299 2337 2355
Number Constructed – 266 380 240 Refit Refit
Hull Data:
Superstructure Points – 7 8 9 13 13
Damage Chart – C C C C C
Size:
Length – 72 m 72 m 72 m 72 m 72 m
Width – 120 m 120 m 120 m 120 m 120 m
Height – 20 m 20 m 20 m 20 m 20 m
Weight – 55,488 mt 58,338 mt 59,358 mt 57,335 mt 57,666 mt
Cargo:
Total SCU – 40 SCU 40 SCU 40 SCU 40 SCU 40 SCU
Cargo Capacity – 2,000 mt 2,000 mt 2,000 mt 2,000 mt 2,000 mt
Landing Capacity – Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Equipment Date:
Control Computer Type – R-4M R-4M R-4M R-4M R-4M
Transporters:
Standard 9-person – 1 1 1 1 1
Emergency 20-person – 1 1 1 1 1
Cargo – 1 1 1 1 1
Other Data:
Crew – 42 42 42 42 42
Engines And Power Data:
Total Power Units Available – 29 29 29 34 34
Movement Point Ratio – 2/1 2/1 2/1 2/1 2/1
Warp Engine Type – RWC-1 RWC-1 RWC-1 RWI-1 RWI-1
Number – 2 2 2 2 2
Power Units Available – 12 ea. 12 ea. 12 ea. 11 ea. 11 ea.
Stress Chart – M/P M/P M/P L/M L/M
Max Safe Cruising Speed – Warp 7 Warp 7 Warp 7 Warp 7 Warp 7
Emergency Speed – Warp 8 Warp 8 Warp 8 Warp 8 Warp 8
Impulse Engine Type – RIB-3 RIB-3 RIB-3 RID-3 RID-3
Power Units Available – 5 5 5 12 12
Weapons And Firing Data:
Beam Weapon Type – RB-7a RB-7a RB-12 RB-12 RB-12
Number – 2 4 4 4 4
Firing Arcs – 2 f 2 f/p, 2 f/s 2 f/p, 2 f/s 2 f/p, 2 f/s 2 f/p, 2 f/s
Firing Chart – M M W W W
Maximum Power – 4 4 9 9 9
Damage Modifiers:
+3 (1-3) (1-3) (1-10) (1-10) (1-10)
+2 (4-9) (4-9) (11-15) (11-15) (11-15)
+1 (10-14) (10-14) (16-20) (16-20) (16-20)
Torpedo Weapon Type – RP-2 RP-5 RP-15
Number – 1 1 1
Firing Arcs –
Firing Chart – H R R
Power to Arm – 1 1 1
Damage – 8 15 23
Shield Data:
Deflector Shield Type – RSC RSC RSC RSX RNSE
Shield Point Ratio – 1/2 1/2 1/2 1/2 1/3
Maximum Shield Power – 6 6 6 25 20
Combat Efficiency:
D – 59 60.4 61.9 102.6 119.1
WDF – 6 12 37.6 44.1 48.8