- Saber class starship (Star Trek)
Infobox Fictional Spacecraft
name = "Saber" class
first = ""
last = ""
power = Warp core(Matter/Antimatter Reactor)
primeref =In the
fictional universeof Star Trek, the "Saber" class starship is a type of starshipproduced and used by Starfleetin the 24th century.
The basic form of the ship is that of an elliptic saucer-shaped hull, with the width of it being fore to aft and its length the ship's width abeam. From the tips of the ellipse, two nacelles, each housing a warp engine run aft; between them, from the center of the primary hull, an extension of the hull, slightly longer than the nacelles, runs aftward, housing the engineering section, and in an underslung construction on its ventral side, the
navigational deflector. The ship's phaser strips and lifeboats occupy the dorsal saucer. Two impulse engines are located between the engineering hull and the engines, one on each side of the ship. The Bussard ramscoops are found on the front edge of the saucer, one near each end of it. The "Saber" class appears in Star Trek Armada II. The "Saber" class also appears in as the basic "frigate" ship that Federation players start with. It also serves this function in Star Trek Deep Space Nine: Dominion Wars.
In real life, the "Saber" class was designed by
Alex Jaegerat Industrial Light and Magicand rendered as a computer-generated visual effect. This ship first appears in ' and later appears in at least ten episodes of '.Fact|date=August 2008
Deep Space Nine appearances
* "Call to Arms"
Favor the Bold"
Sacrifice of Angels"
The Magnificent Ferengi"
* "Tears of the Prophets"
* "Field of Fire"
The Changing Face of Evil"
What You Leave Behind"
Known "Saber" class starships
; USS "Yeager" (NCC-61947) : Named for
Chuck Yeager, the starship "Yeager" fought in the Battle of Sector 001in 2373.; USS "da Vinci" (NCC-81623) : ship from the Starfleet Corps of Engineersseries of novels and named for the Italian polymath, Leonardo da Vinci.
* [http://www.memory-alpha.org/en/index.php/Saber_class "Saber class" at Memory Alpha]
* [http://www.ex-astris-scientia.org/scans/firstcontact1.htm "First Contact" vessels" at Ex Astris Scientia] - Pictures of the Saber class, the second class down
* [http://www.neutralzone.de/database/Federation/StarFleet/Sabre.htm "Saber class" at the Neutral Zone Starship Database]
* [http://www.stguardian.to/fed/saber/index.html "Saber class" at "The Guardian of Forever"]
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