The USS Ari (registry NCC-1723) was a Federation starship, a Constitution-class heavy cruiser in service to Starfleet in the late 23rd century. (FASA RPG module: Federation Ship Recognition Manual)
Construction of the Ari as a Bonhomme Richard-subclass vessel was authorized by the Starfleet appropriation of stardate 3220. (TOS reference: Star Fleet Technical Manual)
The Ari was refit to the Enterprise-subclass specifications, outfitted as an advanced heavy cruiser (CA+), by the 2280s decade. (ST video game: Starfleet Command)
- No history or fate is established for this vessel in Starfleet Command as its name was randomly assigned to a cruiser vessel by the game software.