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Old October 13 2013, 11:27 PM   #74
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Re: Starfleet Procurement Policy Draft

I really like and agree with what the latest sidebar has to offer on warp nacelles and warp field. I am a bit surprised you didn't discuss the concept of "subspace drag" at all, though, which seems to be responsible for a lot of the "streamlining" seen on starships.

Regarding SIF in the ENT era, I could see polarized hull plating somehow being a predecessor to the modern SIF, and I would also find it likely that the ENT era were probably assembled as one big pressure compartment, with areas like the catamarans that didn't need to be pressurized, not being pressurized at all.
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