", Battlestar Galactica: The Official Magazine. How Many Battlestars are There? The Valkyrie-class battlestar was one of the smallest ship classes in Colonial service, yet made up the majority of the pre-Fall Colonial Fleet. That's 50 years after the game's time frame. I couldn't tell from some of the photos because they looked distorted on my screen. The Battlestar Victory was one of the Battlestars destroyed in battle with the Cylons over the colony of Virgon. One is destroyed during Operation Raptor Talon, and the second is destroyed during the Fall of the Twelve Colonies. The Mercury class Battlestars were the top of the line class before the Fall of the Twelve Colonies. ; Recognizing that Adama now commands two battlestars, Roslin promotes him to Admiral. Uned is destroyed in the first waves of Cylon attacks during the Fall of the Twelve Colonies. The result was the Pegasus Class of Battlestars. Titan Class Battlestar. The initial dates of the ships correspond to the launch time, followed by a separation that indicates their retirement or final date. Despite their visual similarity to Battlestars other classes of ships fall under other definitions. There are three classes of battlestars, the Orion class, the Galactica class and the Mercury class. They have double the normal KEWS and flak batteries. The basic design was conceived in the wake of the Armistice, in a period of tightened budgets and reduced military threats. Two classes of battlestars are given detail in Neo Battlestar Galactica: the unnamed class of the Galactica, and the Mercury -class, such as the Pegasus. Columbia. Given her participation in the Cylon War. Moderate speed, high armour ratings and aggressive turret battery placements make this battlestar a dominating force on the battlefield. Solaria (BS - 23) - Destroyed in her berth over Scorpia along with the Scorpion Fleet Shipyards, wreckage found by Yashuman's SAR team. They wouldn't just keep cranking out the same class. Like its Original Series counterparts, almost all of these battlestars are destroyed in an elaborate Cylon subterfuge.) An Icarus class Battlestar, the Leviathan was the ship commanded by Commander Anna Marie Minerva prior to her assignment to the Prometheus . They said it was like someone just turned off a switch." Despite their visual similarity to Battlestars other classes of ships fall under other definitions. They were lengthened to the length of the Pegasus class, given more fighters, marines, crew fabrication units and hydroponics and water reclamation systems to help run her. An Icarus Class Battlestar during the fall of the 12 Colonies. It was on Atlantia that William Adama made his 1,000th Viper landing (TRS: "Act of Contrition") and received the promotion to Major (TRS: "Hero"). The Mercury class Battlestars were the top of the line class before the Fall of the Twelve Colonies. The first letter is partially visible and is a straight-backed letter. There are three classes of battlestars, the Orion class, the Galactica class and the Mercury class. It was destroyed during the Cylon attack on the 12 colonies. ; Eight other Battlestars are specifically named in the series. https://galacticafanon.fandom.com/wiki/List_of_Battlestars_Classes?oldid=14718. Contributors used reversed-color images to discern the last four letters, "smus", for which there is only one word in American English dictionaries that match. heavy units. That's 50 years after the game's time frame. As a cheaper alternative to the Jupiter class the minerva was much weaker than its counterpart however it packed just as much firepower . Atlantia is selected by Admiral Nagala as his flagship during the Fall of the Twelve Colonies following the destruction of Picon Fleet Headquarters. This page was last edited on 19 September 2020, at 13:43. 4. Erasmus is noted in the personnel record of crewmember Mueller, who served on it and one other battlestar prior to his service on Galactica (TRS: "Home, Part I"). Athena's Point w/o pods. Universal[2] is a battlestar that was commanded by Commander Yulee Milner at some point prior to the Fall of the Twelve Colonies. https://www.battlestarwiki.org/index.php?title=List_of_battlestars_(TRS)&oldid=231820. Destiny (Refittied into the Destiny Subclass), Providence (Refittied into the Destiny Subclass). Uned is Welsh for Unit. Orion (Under Construction - Destroyed during Operation Homecoming), Orion (Under Construction - Destroyed during the Cylon attack), Orion (Under Construction, destroyed during the Cylon attack). Sobek class battlestars, such as the BS-42 Neleus, affectionately called the 'Rusty Nelly,' have served the Colonies for over twenty years. Alex always said Battlestars was a "class show". Carrying more forward firing heavy firepower than even the great Battlestars, this design carries only a limited number of fighter craft and has minimal defensive turbolaser turrets. The Talos class for example cannot carry 3 squadrons of Vipers and therefore is a Cruiser. Like its Original Series counterparts, almost all of these battlestars are destroyed in an elaborate Cylon subterfuge.) There are so many gross … This information comes from a prop used in the episode "Scattered". These belong, according to the designer (as quoted in the wiki), to the Jupiter Class, which means we know 4 of the 12. Colonial battlestars are centrally operated from the Combat Information Center, or CIC, the battlestar's nerve center. Mercury class battlestars like Pegasus carry 28 heavy cannon and are also armed with 4 forward mounted heavy anti-ship cannons. Description: The eighty vessels in the Aesir Class represent the largest class of Battlestars in the history of the Colonies, though the vessels themselves are the smallest Battlestars fielded since the beginning of the First Cylon War. The contestant podiums from 1982. There were five Battlestars at the Peace Conference. The Mercury-class is a class of Battlestar used by the Colonial Fleet. The battlestars are no longer being maintained in combat-ready condition. The list of battleships includes all battleships built between c. 1890 and 1946, arranged alphabetically by country. Description: The eight Arvak Class Battlestars are contemporaries of the Aesir Valkyrie and Mercury Class designs, and like the Aesir’s, were an attempt to field a fully capable Battlestar on the smallest and cheapest hull possible. Twelve of each class. Triton, belonging to Battlestar Group 39, and featuring integrated command and control systems, and Dr. Gaius Baltar's Command Navigation Program (CNP) is reported as lost with many other battlestars of the Colonial Fleet during the initial Cylon Attack, along with Columbia and Solaria (TRS: Miniseries). In the pre-Holocaust Colonial Service, battlestars like Galactica operated as part of numbered naval fleets (e.g. They are Acropolis, Atlantia, Columbia, Pacifica, Pegasus, Rycon, and Triton. And perhaps a lot more medium and light units. This article is based on the setup of a Colonial-class Battlestar's CIC. Newer Battlestars also carry far more in the way of automation to reduce crew requirements. The colonial fleet expanded. Despite the increase in capabilities, the Colonials seem to have more interest in producing the smaller Valkyrie types over the Mercuryclass. The game plays similar to the game of Dots. Note: There is no class given for the Galactica and since fan seem to disagree on a Class name it will be call the Galactica Type. The NOVA CLASS Battlestar is a new and experimental class of ship. At one point in his career, Chief Petty Officer Galen Tyrol served aboard Atlantia before being assigned to Galactica (TRS: "Resistance", "Resistance"). Also, the fleet had heavy units like the Pegasus or the Jupiter class but also lighter one like the Valkyrie (kinda like the Adamant). So it stands to reason they would have different classes. Sobek class battlestars, such as the BS-42 Neleus, affectionately called the 'Rusty Nelly,' have served the Colonies for over twenty years. The result was the Pegasus Class of Battlestars. Gremlin Class Transport A transport capable of carrying two pods. Kara "Starbuck" Thrace and Alex "Crashdown" Quartararo formerly served on this battlestar. Notes on Dimensions. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. 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