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Type
Starbase
Unit Run
20 completed.
Commissioned
2345 - 2365
Dimensions
Diameter : 2,842 m
Height (overall) : 2,160 m
Decks : 397 in main section
Mass
200,000,000 tons
Crew
5,700 Starfleet, typically 4 - 6,000 civilian
Armament
100 x Type XII phaser arrays, total output 600,000 TeraWatts
8 x Type 3 Burst fire photon torpedo tubes 
Total 1,000 photon torpedoes
Defence Systems
High capacity shield system, total capacity 10,260,000 TeraJoules
Standard Duranium/Tritanium double hull.
Low level Structural Integrity field
Warp Speeds
(TNG Scale)
Not Applicable
Docking Facilities
Internal docking bay capable of holding up to fifteen starships, depending on type 
Strength Indices
(Galaxy class = 1,000)
Beam Firepower : 12,000
Torpedo Firepower : 4,000 
Weapon Range and Accuracy : 1,220
Shield Strength : 3,800
Hull Armour : 25
Speed : -
Combat Manoeuvrability : -
Overall Strength Index
5,275
Grade 6
Expected Hull Life
150 years
Refit Cycle
Minor : 5 years 
Standard : 20 years 
Major : 50 years

Notes : One of the two major Starbase designs fielded in the 2340's the Starbase 375 variant is the more combat oriented of the two. Compared to the Starbase 173 design the station has reduced scientific facilities, without the telescope dome, and a reduced capability to handle civilian traffic. The base is also designed to operate largely within planetary systems, and as such lacks Starbase 173's large bulk cargo and fuel containers. More space is given over to weaponry, with roughly double the armament. The shield generator is identical between the two stations, but the removal of the cargo containers means that Starbase 375's shields need to cover a significantly smaller volume, and this increases their overall strength.

Starbase 375 was established near to the Cardassian border, and was an important base during the Dominion war. Admiral Ross was based on the station, along with his aide Captain Sisko. Many important operations were planned and staged from here, including the operation to destroy the Dominions advanced sensor system and the operation to retake Deep Space Nine.
 


Last updated : 16th January 2000.
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