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The USS Buran (NCC-57580) was a 24th century Federation starship, a Challenger-class light cruiser in service to Starfleet in the 2360s decade.

Service history and disposition[]

In the year 2367, the Buran participated in the Battle of Wolf 359, and was wrecked. (TNG episode: "The Best of Both Worlds, Part II", ST reference: The Star Trek Encyclopedia)

On stardate 44002.3 (2367), the Buran was part of a fleet of forty Starfleet ships that engaged Locutus's cube at Wolf 359. The Borg Collective emerged victorious, destroying the Buran, along with 38 other vessels. (TNG episode: "The Best of Both Worlds, Part II")

By stardate 45240.6 (2368), the Buran's wreck was among the vessels found at the Surplus Depot Z15, located in orbit of Qualor II. (TNG episode: "Unification I")



Ships named Buran
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Buran (space shuttle) Soviet Union flag image. icon image.
Federation, Starfleet USS Buran (Columbia-class)USS Buran (NCC-1422, Cardenas-class)USS Buran (NCC-57580, Challenger-class)USS Buran (NCC-96400, Buran-class)see also: Buran-class Federation icon image. Seal of the Federation Starfleet. icon image.
Terran Empire, Imperial Starfleet
(mirror universe)
ISS Buran (NCC-1422, Cardenas-class) Seal of the Terran Empire. icon image.
Challenger-class light cruiser starships
Emblem of the United Federation of Planets USS ArmstrongUSS BuranUSS Kearsarge Seal of the Federation Starfleet
Ships at the Battle of Wolf 359
Federation, Starfleet USS AhwahneeUSS BellerophonUSS BonestellUSS BuranUSS ChekovUSS EndeavourUSS FirebrandUSS GageUSS HoaglandUSS KadoscaUSS KyushuUSS LiberatorUSS Melbourne (Excelsior-class)USS Melbourne (Nebula-class)USS PorksauceUSS PrincetonUSS RighteousUSS RooseveltUSS SaratogaUSS Star LeagueUSS TolstoyUSS VictoryUSS YamaguchiUSS Yorktownunnamed Constitution class starshipsunnamed Nova class starships UFP emblem image. Emblem of Starfleet.
Borg Collective Cube 632 (Locutus's cube) Borg emblem.

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