|Armaments:||phasers (9 banks of 2)|
2 photon torpedo tubes
|Crew:||485 + 60 Marines|
The first ships of the class were commissioned ca. 2281. In all, six were commissioned.
In this continuity, ten Ascension-class dreadnoughts were built, and all scrapped not long after the Khitomer Accords. (Hobbyist's Guide to the UFP Starfleet, Part 1b)
|USS Ascension - USS Leander - USS Minsk - USS Nashua - USS Sussex - USS Tai Shan|