Continent Class IX Assault Ship

From Ship Recognition Manual-The Federation (2nd Edition), FASA

Notes - circa 2287:

     A typical Continent Class assault ship can beam down its contingent of 3,200 marines, 16 heavy tanks, and 50 light support vehicles in 30 minutes, insuring fast response when arriving at a planetary trouble-spot. The Continent is produced at Sol II at a rate of 12 per year. Of the 60 Continent Class ships built, 58 remain in active service, 1 is used by Star Fleet Training Command, and 1 has been scrapped.


Construction Data:    
     Model-    Mk I
     Class-    IX
     Class Commission Date-    2273
     Number Produced-    60
Hull Data:    
     Superstructure-    15
     Damage Chart-    C
          Length-    245 m
          Width-    175 m
          Height-    45 m
          Displacement-    129,940 mt
     Total SCU-    1000 SCU
     Cargo Capacity-    50000 mt
Equipment Data:    
     Computer Type-    M-3
          Standard 6-person-    2
          Combat 12-person-    8
          Emergency 22-person-    14
          Cargo-    8
Other Data:    
     Crew-    62
     Troops-    3200
     Passengers-    20
     Shuttlecraft-    35
Engines and Power Data:    
     Total Power Available-    40
     Movement Point Ratio-    3/1
     Warp Engine Type-    FWD-2
          Number-    2
          Power-    18 ea.
          Stress Chart-    M/G
          Max Safe Cruising-    Warp 5
          Emergency Speed-    Warp 7
     Impulse Engine Type-    FID-2
          Power Units-    4
Weapons and Firing Data:    
     Beam Weapon Type-    FH-2
          Number-    6
          Firing Arcs-    2 f/p, 2 f, 2 f/s
          Firing Chart-    H
          Maximum Power-    3
          Damage Modifiers    
               +3    (-)
               +2    (-)
               +1    (1-10)
Shield Data:    
     Shield Type-    FSD
          Shield Point Ratio-    1/2
          Maximum Shield-    6
Combat Efficiency:    
     D-    68.5
     WDF-    7.8