Decks 7, 6 & 5

Decks 7, 6, and 5 make up the connecting struts betwen the primary and secondary hulls. They contain turboshafts, fuel lines for the warp drive and Jefferies tubes. They also contain a number of power and information transfer conduits. Deck 5 houses the ship's impulse engines.

Deck 7

Deck 6

Deck 5

1. Jefferies tube

2. Fuel transfer line

3. Fuel transfer line

4. Turboshaft

5. Impulse engine

Because of its unique design, the USS Thagard employs the use of a spherical turbolift car to move from the primary hull to the secondary. The turbolift car has independent gravity plates, which allows it to remain upright as it moves along the diagonal struts.