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Star Trek Long March Class Cruiser by HandofManos Star Trek Long March Class Cruiser by HandofManos
Another ship design for :iconphilbob84: showcasing a possible TOS version of Star Trek Discovery designs. Nothing much more to say about it :)
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:iconalmcinnis:
ALMcInnis Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nice Design.
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:iconhandofmanos:
HandofManos Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks
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Dillek Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nice, I love the lines and the overall design.
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:iconhandofmanos:
HandofManos Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks it is a lot of fun working on these
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kaisernathan1701 Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Sweet :)
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:iconhandofmanos:
HandofManos Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks :) glad you like it
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:iconphilbob84:
philbob84 Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2018
Long March class special mission ship or alternatively Rocket Class cruisers

Developed as a offshoot of the Declaration program and built and operated by StarFleet but sponsorship for construction came from StarFleet Intelligence and secretly Section 31. Named for the early lift vehicles that supported Manned space flight missions of the Federation memebrs Homworlds.

Units include the USS Long March NCC 1227, USS Kumari NCC-1230, USS Redstone NCC-1234, USS Voskhod NCC-1366, and USS/VS Seleya NCC-1401

The first units were commissioned in 2214 (5 years after the T'plana type polyvalent fleet supply ship and 15 years after the first Declaration cruiser, but 5 years before the Nimitz class Auxiliary cruiser) the second spiral of technology barriers being overcome by the Fleet wide standardization and modernization program. This included a improved warp naccelle design configured to keep EM and subspace emissions low for intelligence gathering duties, a new computer and bridge module designed to handle large volumes on incoming data, and
Fitted with a significant sensor suite and the ability to track, identify, and catalog electro magnetic, subspace, and warp signatures. These ships would monitor activity on the periphery of the Federation space.

These vessel we're built to support intelligent gathering missions on the Federation Neutral Zone boarders of Klingon and Romulan space as well as unaligned world's on the Alpha quadrant frontier.

Additionally they would act as commando carriers for SFI and S31. With a larger then normal shuttle bay it could house assault craft and armored shuttles. It also had facilities to house the commandos, their gear, and workshop and training facilities.

Lastly due to the sensitive nature of the ships missions and the onboard equipment. These ships we're fitted with the latest in StarFleet defense technology and despite being roughly the same size as Declaration calls it carriers significantly more armaments, almost 30% more... This comes at a cost of science labs, reduced to 5 including a intergrated sickbay (versus 8 with a dedicated sick bay compartment) and crew amenities being more Spartan.

These ships served long hard pressed lives and we're never given any extensive rennovations. All were decommissioned by 2269 despite the Federation defense build ups that would return many older ships to service.
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Euderion Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Good work, like it!
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:iconhandofmanos:
HandofManos Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks :) high praise indeed looking at your work
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:iconwisky-08:
Wisky-08 Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2018
Cool
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:iconhandofmanos:
HandofManos Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks
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Colourbrand Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
"Nothing much more to say about it :) (Smile)" Except that this is superb!!!

Dammit! Your work is stirring my passion - time however :(

This is great :D

Still the bridge at the bottom?
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:iconhandofmanos:
HandofManos Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yup that is what was required :)
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:iconcolourbrand:
Colourbrand Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Stirring :)
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:iconstargazzer811:
Stargazzer811 Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2018  Hobbyist Artist
I don't remember this from the show....But cool design nonetheless!
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:iconhandofmanos:
HandofManos Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks
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:iconstargazzer811:
Stargazzer811 Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2018  Hobbyist Artist
You are welcome Manos :)
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:iconphilbob84:
philbob84 Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2018
It's the shenzou
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:iconstargazzer811:
Stargazzer811 Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2018  Hobbyist Artist
I've seen the Shenzou, which is a Walker class starship. THAT is not it, not by the longest of shots. Sorry
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:iconphilbob84:
philbob84 Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2018
Creative license. We're trying to be more faithful to TOS and enterprises then what STD was.
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:iconstargazzer811:
Stargazzer811 Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2018  Hobbyist Artist
I understand that Phil but honestly, I'd keep with what is established. The Federation designs are honestly the best part of the STD and converting them 1 for 1 isn't all that hard or bad tbh.
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FactionParadox Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2018
Nifty Cool!
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:iconhandofmanos:
HandofManos Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you
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:iconmidway2009:
Midway2009 Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome starship. :D
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:iconhandofmanos:
HandofManos Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you
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:iconmidway2009:
Midway2009 Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
you're welcome
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:iconphilbob84:
philbob84 Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2018
Thanks again @hamdofmanos


Story and ship details to come!
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:iconhandofmanos:
HandofManos Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No problem
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zacdadergun Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2018
this is pretty dang cool.
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:iconhandofmanos:
HandofManos Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks it was fun to work on
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