Donatu V was a class M planet located in the space of the galaxy's Beta Quadrant, the fifth planet in orbit of the Donatu star system, near Sherman's Planet and the Federation-Klingon border in the Beta Quadrant.
In 2244, Donatu V was the location of an inconclusive battle between Starfleet and Klingon forces for control of the planet. (TOS episode: "The Trouble with Tribbles"). Captain Rollin Bannock of the USS Republic devised a flanking maneuver that allowed Federation forces to overcome the Klingons and force them to withdraw. (TOS - My Brother's Keeper novel: Republic)
- The Star Trek Roleplaying Game Player's Guide states the battle as occurring in 2242 and being a decisive victory for the Federation.
At the height of the Dominion War in 2374, the IKS Rotarran was ordered to escort a convoy of Klingon freighters, which included the IKS Par'tok, to Donatu V. (DS9 episode: "Sons and Daughters"; DS9 - The Dominion War novelization: Call to Arms...)
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|Eta Eridani sector block|
|Aldebaran sector||Aldebaran (Aldebaran A, Aldebaran B, etc.: Aldebaran I • Aldebaran II • Aldebaran III • Aldebaran IV) • Azha • Beta Leonis Minoris (Beta XII-A) • Deep Space Station K-7 • Sherman system (Sherman's Planet) • Traelus (Traelus II)|
|Archanis sector||Ajilon system (Ajilon Prime) • Archanis system (Archanis IV) • Ganalda • Otha|
|Donatu sector||Alhena • Bepi 113 • Cursa system (Cursa) • Donatu (Donatu V) • Drozana (Drozana Station) • Ker'rat system (Ker'rat) • Starbase 157 (Starbase 157 system) • Zibal (Zibalia)|
|planets visited by ships named Excalibur|
|USS Excalibur (2240s)||Donatu V|
|USS Excalibur (NCC-1664)||Velarrh VII • Linyar II • Altair VI • Neural III • Priatia • Argelius II|
|USS Excalibur (NCC-26517)||Vigan Delta V • Lintar IV • Argelius II • Nelkar • Thallon • Zondar • Ahmista • Haresh • Enev • Narobi II • Fennar|
|USS Excalibur (NCC-26517-A)||Priatia|