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Old April 19 2013, 12:23 AM   #11
Location: UK
Re: Enterprise D hull question

Does the hull plating thickness actually matter much?
IIRC the tech manual right, the Galaxy class is designed with empty space for later expansion, so the important point is the framework and the integrity of the structural units attached to that. The actual hull plates, except when carrying emitters, etc (and I'd gues they're attached to the main framework whenever possible), is just cosmetic.
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