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[[File:Deep Space 9 (II).jpg|thumb|200px|A ''Frontier'' class starbase]]
 
[[File:Deep Space 9 (II).jpg|thumb|200px|A ''Frontier'' class starbase]]
 
The '''''Frontier''''' '''class''' was a new type of [[starbase]] designed by the Federation in the [[2380s]]. [[Deep Space 9 (II)]] was a ''Frontier'' class starbase. ({{n|DS9|sub={{st|The Fall}}|Revelation and Dust}})
 
The '''''Frontier''''' '''class''' was a new type of [[starbase]] designed by the Federation in the [[2380s]]. [[Deep Space 9 (II)]] was a ''Frontier'' class starbase. ({{n|DS9|sub={{st|The Fall}}|Revelation and Dust}})
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==Specifications and layout==
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The ''Frontier'' class starbase was the largest deep space station in operation in 2385. At normal capacity, it supported a population of 13,000 and was capable of taking on the passengers and crew of dozens of ships that made dock.
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It was made up of three intersecting rings, perpendicular to each other, with a central spherical core. The rings housed docking facilities, repair bays and [[cargo bay]]s, as well as [[sensor array]]s, [[shield generator]]s and [[weapon]]s ports. The [[operations center]], informally known as ''the Hub'', was located at the upper intersection of the two vertical rings. ({{n|DS9|sub={{st|The Fall}}|Revelation and Dust}})

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Deep Space 9 (II)

A Frontier class starbase

The Frontier class was a new type of starbase designed by the Federation in the 2380s. Deep Space 9 (II) was a Frontier class starbase. (DS9 - The Fall novel: Revelation and Dust)

Specifications and layout

The Frontier class starbase was the largest deep space station in operation in 2385. At normal capacity, it supported a population of 13,000 and was capable of taking on the passengers and crew of dozens of ships that made dock.

It was made up of three intersecting rings, perpendicular to each other, with a central spherical core. The rings housed docking facilities, repair bays and cargo bays, as well as sensor arrays, shield generators and weapons ports. The operations center, informally known as the Hub, was located at the upper intersection of the two vertical rings. (DS9 - The Fall novel: Revelation and Dust)

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