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Old June 3 2013, 11:13 PM   #50
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Re: Warp Drive in Star Trek Into Darkness - [SPOILERS]

Chemahkuu wrote: View Post
The new films *do* have standardised warp factors. When the Enterprise is at maximum warp the viewscreen infront of Sulu and Chekov reads Warp 4.25 twice during the movie.
I thought the maximum velocity was warp 7, or something. I did see that somewhere, I'm sure, so hearing warp 4 in the movie I thought it was a bit slow to catch up to a ship from the later 24th century.

And in TOS "The Enterprise Incident" Kirk orders warp 9 for, I think, the only time of the series.

M'Sharak wrote: View Post
This is also after Enterprise has taken a pounding on arriving at Vulcan. Damaged ship not as fast as undamaged ship - seemples.
A pounding ? It was hit once.
And that's my opinion.
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