Service history and disposition
The class featured one type KWC-1 warp engine, three type KIB-1 impulse engines, and a type KSI deflector shield. It included 300 SCU cargo units with a cargo capacity of 15,000 metric tons. Its name translated from Klingonaase as "ear healer".
As of the late 2280s, reference stardate 2/2306.17, 262 S5-class ships had been built. Sixteen had been destroyed, two were captured by Starfleet, two were captured by the Romulan Empire, one was scrapped, one was sold, one was listed as missing, and two were reassigned as training ships, leaving 237 in active service. (FASA RPG module: Klingon Ship Recognition Manual)