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The Constitution-class starship Enterprise.

The Constitution-class was the mainstay of the Federation Starfleet during the 23rd Century in Star Trek.


Warp drive capable of Warp 8 (although Warp 9 was occasionally achieved for brief periods[1])
Impulse engines
Six phaser banks -- three each on the dorsal and ventral surfaces of the saucer section[2]; the forward ventral phaser bank was used most frequently.
Photon torpedoes fired from forward tubes -- originally built into the saucer, the tubes were moved to the "neck" of refitted Constitution-class starships[3]. There is also at least one aft facing photon tube[4].
Shields covering all sides.
approximately 432
Small Craft
An unspecified number of sublight shuttlecraft in an aft launch bay.


  1. TOS "Obsession"
  2. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
  3. Star Trek: The Motion Picture
  4. ENT: In A Mirror Darkly Part 2"