Kagemusha Class VI Scout

«Last Updated – February 11, 2019»

design by William J. Colley

NOTES:
Shortly after the Genesis Incident, Starfleet had to answer two very important questions as a result of the Federation Council investigation. First, how had a Klingon ship penetrated so deeply into UFP territory without being discovered and second, how do we prevent this from happening again. The first question was easily answered since the Klingon ship was captured with the database intact. The former commander knew Starfleet’s weaknesses in the sensor net system and took advantage of that. In an effort to prevent this from happening again, Starfleet begin a major sensor upgrade program to include a new cloaked ship detector sensor system to be mounted in a new scout design. As a result of this effort, the Kagemusha class scout was born.

During the testing phase of the new sensor system in 2288, it was decided to divert one of the uncompleted Harakawa class destroyer escort hulls to a Starfleet research facility in orbit around Cait. The ship spent the next few months being modified with the new sensor system along with some minor structural changes to add more room for crew and storage. In early 2289 the new USS Kagemusha was ready for testing. During the next 6 months she performed exceptionally well and passed all testing phases. She proved herself well during tests against several cloaked ships that were provided by Starfleet Intelligence. After completion of her trails and evaluation of the data, it was decided to begin full production of the class.

Most of the Kagemusha class ships are assigned patrol duties along the Federation borders with the Klingons, Romulans, Orions and Triangle. In this role they were able to detect and stop many possible incursions into the Federation. When assigned into fleet forces, they provide valuable sensor data to the fleet in addition to the primary duty of cloaked ship detection.

Currently 24 ships are assigned to Starfleet Exploration Command and are tasked to investigate systems that have signs of sentient life that is not warp capable. 12 are assigned to Starfleet Special Operations Command. Mission status of these vessels is unknown at this time. The Kagemusha class are produced at Cait and New Aberdeen shipyards.


Construction Data:
Model – Mk I Mk II Mk III
Ship Class – VI VI VI
Date Entering Service – 2289 2294 2304
Number Constructed – 36 refit refit
Hull Data:
Superstructure Points – 16 16 20
Damage Chart – C C C
Size:
Length – 235 m 235 m 235 m
Width – 120 m 120 m 120 m
Height – 63 m 63 m 63 m
Weight – 68,100 mt 68,100 mt 75,480 mt
Cargo:
Total SCU – 120 SCU 120 SCU 120 SCU
Cargo Capacity – 6,000 mt 6,000 mt 6,000 mt
Landing Capacity – None None None
Equipment Date:
Control Computer Type – M-2 M-2 M-3B
Transporters:
Standard 6-person – 1 1 1
Emergency 22-person – 2 2 2
Cargo – 3 3 3
Other Data:
Crew – 90 90 90
Passengers – 4 4 4
Shuttlecraft –
Engines And Power Data:
Total Power Units Available – 34 34 34
Movement Point Ratio – 3/1 3/1 3/1
Warp Engine Type – FWB-2 FWB-2 FWB-2
Number – 2 2 2
Power Units Available – 14 ea. 14 ea. 14 ea.
Stress Chart – M/O M/O M/O
Max Safe Cruising Speed – Warp 7 Warp 7 Warp 7
Emergency Speed – Warp 8 Warp 8 Warp 8
Impulse Engine Type – FIB-3 FIB-3 FIB-3
Power Units Available – 6 6 6
Weapons And Firing Data:
Beam Weapon Type – FH-13 FH-13 FH-15
Number – 6 6 6
Firing Arcs – 2 f/p, 2 f, 2 f/s 2 f/p, 2 f, 2 f/s 2 f/p, 2 f, 2 f/s
Firing Chart – T T T
Maximum Power – 8 8 12
Damage Modifiers:
+3 (1-5) (1-5) (1-5)
+2 (6-12) (6-12) (6-12)
+1 (13-18) (13-18) (13-18)
Shield Data:
Deflector Shield Type – FSK FSK FSK
Shield Point Ratio – 1/2 1/2 1/2
Maximum Shield Power – 16 16 16
Combat Efficiency:
D – 78.9 78.9 84.6
WDF – 39 39 55.2