Photon Torpedos

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Primary Function

The Photon torpedo is a Self-propelled missile consisting of a small quantity of matter and antimatter bound together in a magnetic container, used as a tactical weapon by Federation starships. Upon detonation the torpedo created a matter-antimatter explosion. These torpedoes have an effective range of approximately 8 million kilometers. Despite Quantum torpedo's being more powerful that Photon torpedo's, UFS still use both torpedo types.


  • Size:
    • Varies dependent on launcher type


  • Offensive:
    • Maximum of 200 (Dependant on Class)
  • Defensive:
    • The Photon torpedo has a basic deflector shield system designed to protect the torpedo from environmental dangers such as planet surfaces or a stars radiation
    • Subspace detonator used to abort torpedo


  • Photon Torpedo's utilise a Sustainer engine for propulsion. The engine coils of the warp sustainer grab and hold a hand-off warp field from the torpedo launcher tube's sequential field induction coils. A miniature matter/antimatter fuel cell adds power to the hand-off field. When launched in warp flight, torpedo will continue to travel at warp, when launched at sublight, torpedo will travel at a high sublight speed, but will not cross the warp threshold.

Other Use

  • Torpedo's can be converted for a variety of scientific uses.
  • Torpedo casing can be used to place dead crew members in
  • Vessel Simulation Software
  • Multi Frequency Beacon
  • Secondary Data Collection