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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.


The Constitution-class original was 289 meters long. The refit was 305 meters long.
Warp drive capable of Warp 8 (although speeds of warp 9 and above were occasionally achieved for brief periods). [1]
The Impulse engines can generate a 98 Megaton explosion when intentionally detonated.
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
A number of Class-F shuttlecraft in an launch bay located in the aft section of the stardrive hull. The Enterprise is known to have carried at least two such shuttles, named Galileo and Columbus.[5] The USS Exeter carried carried four shuttlecraft. [6]

Known Ships

  • USS Enterprise NCC-1701
  • USS Enterprise NCC-1701-A
  • USS Excalibur NCC-1664
  • USS Constellation NCC-1017
  • USS Constitution NCC-1700
  • USS Eagle NCC-956
  • USS Defiant NCC-1764
  • USS Farragut NCC-1647
  • USS Endeavour NCC-1895
  • USS Yorktown NCC-1717
  • USS Essex NCC-1697
  • USS Exeter NCC-1672
  • USS Hood NCC-1703
  • USS Intrepid NCC-1631
  • USS Kongo NCC-1710
  • USS Lexington NCC-1709
  • USS Potemkin NCC-1657
  • USS Republic NCC-1371



  1. TOS "Arena", "Obsession", and "The Paradise Syndrome"
  2. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
  3. Star Trek: The Motion Picture
  4. ENT "In A Mirror Darkly Part 2"
  5. TOS "The Galileo Seven"
  6. TOS "The Omega Glory"