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The Parliament-class was a class of ‎‎Federation starship that was in service during the late 24th century.

The purpose of Parliament-class starships was to engage in large, complex engineering projects. (LD: "Cupid's Errant Arrow")

Technical data

Physical arrangement

The class had a larger saucer section than the California-class, and contained more advanced equipment.

Its design consisted of a saucer section with two warp nacelles mounted on pylons to the lower-aft sides and two primary impulse engines on the aft face of the saucer.

An underslung secondary hull with a front-facing navigational deflector rested just beneath the aft of the saucer, attached to the saucer with a pair of curved pylons. (LD: "Cupid's Errant Arrow")

Interior design

The ship contained eleven decks per the master systems display. Uncommon among other Federation designs, the warp nacelle pylons also contained usable interior deck space instead of being simply functional for the structure of the spaceframe.

The main shuttlebay

The shuttlebay spanned Decks 6 and 7 with room for at least nine shuttlecraft and at least eighteen Argo-type ground vehicles stored on Decks 5 and 7 in and adjacent to the shuttlebay. (LD: "Cupid's Errant Arrow" MSD)

Ships commissioned