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The Intrepid-class was a class of starship used by the United Earth Starfleet in the mid-22nd century that saw service in the Earth-Romulan War. Later they were part of the Federation Starfleet.

HistoryEdit

The Intrepid-class was intended as a backup, in case the Warp 5 engine program had been a failure, and the NX class component needed to be re-purposed. But after Enterprise (NX-01)'s success, Starfleet saw no reason to let their work go to waste, so the class's lead ship, Intrepid, was commissioned by 2153 under the command of Captain Carlos Ramirez. (ENT - Rise of the Federation novel: A Choice of Futures; ENT episode: "The Expanse")

In 2155, during the Earth-Romulan War, Prime Minister Nathan Samuels decided to shut down production of both the Intrepid and NX-class in favor of the Daedalus-class. This change was implemented because Starfleet could only build one NX-class vessel for every two Intrepid-class vessels and every three Daedalus-class vessels, making it more efficient to build the Daedalus-class vessels. (ENT novel: Beneath the Raptor's Wing)

After the Earth-Romulan War and the formation of the Federation, the production on the Intrepid-class had been resumed, and the existing ships underwent refits. (ENT - Rise of the Federation novel: A Choice of Futures)

SpecificationsEdit

This class was fitted with phase cannons and torpedo launchers. (ENT episode: "The Expanse")

In the early 2160s Intrepids were refitted. The engine cores were replaced, which enabled them to reach the speed of warp 5.6 for a limited time. Other new technologies were installed as well, including deflector shields and tractor beams. (ENT - Rise of the Federation novel: A Choice of Futures )

Ships of the classEdit

AppendicesEdit

ConnectionsEdit

Starship classes of the Earth-Romulan War
United Earth, Starfleet ArrowAssistCavalryChristopherCosmosDaedalusDiscoveryDoppler (scout)EdisonGalliantHopkinsHorizonIntrepid (22nd century)Liberty (picket cruiser)LongMarshallMercury (scout)MessierMinutemanNXPoseidonStriderVerneVanguard (starship)YorktownZeus Seal of United Earth United Earth Starfleet Emblem

ACentaurian insignia AndorianEmblem Tellarite insignia VulcanIDIC

Coalition of Planets allies Alpha Centauri Concordium of Planets: DjartannaZoenamy Andorian Empire: KumariTaholsinTanathooefThofsin
United Planets of Tellar: DegbaxisG'buqoffPhinda Confederacy of Vulcan: D'KyrSuurokToj Lol
Romulan Star Empire, Imperial Fleet 22nd century bird-of-prey2150s bird-of-preyAlocalaBattlehawkHunterKlivai Vang'radaiMorlasam Cl'vangasRe'ravsamSkyhawkStelai'delethamS'ten TalasamSwarmSwiftwingTakaanT'LissVas'maklaramVas'rosvlaiVastagor VastarumVastari Sanalam RomulanEmblem
Starship classes of Earth
ArrowAssistCavalryChristopherCosmosDY-100DY-500DY-700DY-1100-classDaedalusDiscoveryDoppler (scout)EdisonGalliantHopkinsHorizonIntrepid (Earth)J (freighter)LongMarshallMercuryMessierMinutemanNXPoseidonStriderVanguard (starship)VerneY (freighter)YorktownZeus Seal of United Earth

AppearancesEdit

BackgroundEdit

This design of starship was created by the ENT season 2 visual department without any known name. The design was not described in any detail until Beneath the Raptor's Wing, when it was revealed Intrepid was the prototype of the class.

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