What does NCC stand for on a ship?

Naval Construction Contract
NCC is the Starfleet abbreviation for “Naval Construction Contract”, comparable to what the U.S. Navy would call a hull number. Jefferies rejected 3, 6, 8, and 9 as “too easily confused” on screen; he eventually reasoned the Enterprise was the first vessel of Starfleet’s 17th starship design, hence 1701.

What does USS and NCC stand for?

What does the letters and numbers NCC-1701 stand for on the U.S.S. Enterprise’s ship???? — NCC-1701 is a registry. A registry is a way of identifying ships by means other than a name. The NCC doesn’t stand for anything in particular in Trek canon.

How many Constitution class starships are there?

The Defiant in a Tholian drydock facility In 2267, there were around twelve Constitution-class starships in the fleet. These included the NCC-1700, the USS Constellation, the USS Defiant, the USS Enterprise, the USS Excalibur, the USS Exeter, the USS Hood, the USS Intrepid, USS Lexington, and the USS Potemkin.

What Does USS Stand for Star Trek?

United Space Ship
Everyone involved with Trek has always said that “NCC” is meaningless. “USS” on the other hand stands either for “United Space Ship” or “United Star Ship.”

Why do Star Trek ships have USS?

Star Trek Timeline [INTERACTIVE] USS was an identifying prefix used before the names of sea-faring ships on Earth and space-faring ships of United Earth and United Federation of Planets. The abbreviation has been used to stand for “United States Ship”, “United Space Ship”, and “United Star Ship”.

What is the strongest Starfleet ship?

U.S.S. The Sovereign-class Enterprise-E succeeds the Enterprise-D to become the most technologically-advanced starship produced by Starfleet. It can theoretically reach a warp speed of 9.995. Any doubts about its firepower are dismissed on one of its first missions when it’s able to destroy a Borg cube.