"During the darkness of the Romulan War, when the prospect
of prolonged hostility seemed only too real, Star Fleet Command
ordered this battle cruiser prototype built and feasibility tested,
However the ship proved tremendously unwieldy and never entered
active service. Its failure to perform to specification was a major
reason why both the Horizon and Marshall classes enjoyed such an
extended commissioned life."
The 2168 Battle Cruiser program was intended to produce a new
generation ship to replace the aging Romulan war era vessels.
Although the design was in principle excellent experience in testing
showed that the ship was chronically underpowered. Additionally the
cost of the ship was deemed to be prohibitive and the design was
Type: Battle Cruiser
Image Source: Steve Bacon
Ship Source: Space Flight Chronology
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