Yea, I know I'm going to be geeking this up far more than what is necessary, but that post of the Federation whatever the hell it is has stirred me to respond.
The image I have here is a Kzinti Super Space Control Ship, taken from the extremely popular and extremely technical board game, Star Fleet Battles, which in turn was based off of Star Trek. This ship has probably the most fighters, Pseudo Fighters, and Shuttles of any of the Star Fleet Battles ships. It has an impressive array of weapons, most notably it's Drone Racks (missiles) and while the other weapons are somewhat lacking compared to Federation Heavy Cruisers or Romulan Plasma Dreadnaughts, it is still by no means paltry. So taking this ship as our basis of analysis, lets compare some stats.
-X22 Quad Pulse Phaser Turrets
This is pretty much the same as Phaser III's, of which the SCS has 11. For ships that in general we could consider the same size, that's a lot.
-X10 Type XVI phasers
Same as Phaser I's, which the SCS has 7, which isn't too far off, except you have to remember, Phaser IV's are what are mounted on starbases and generally take up a lot of room and power
-X3 Modular Phased Energy Cannons
I honestly have no idea what these even are, from both the series and Star Fleet Battles.
-X6 Heavy Torpedo Launchers
Basically, Photon Torpedoess, and from the Kzinti, it would be the same as Disrupters, of which the SCS has 3. Once again, double the Firepower. Is this Fed ship some kind of battleship? We'll get back to that when we look at Fighters.
-X240 Cruise Missiles in 24 Launchers. This would be the same as the Drones I mentioned earlier. Now remember, the Kzinti are known for the Drone abilities, so let's compare. The SCS only has 12 Launchers, so once again, the Fed has double the amount (And should I mention that Feds never were big fans of Drones and relied on Photon Torpedoes Instead). And how about the capacity? The SCS has 60. Now that may seem small for a warship, but remember these take up a lot of space, and these are big missiles. And to put things into perspective, the SCS with it's
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