Classes: Columbia, Mercury, Valkyrie
Mission: To Protect the 12 Colonies using Raptors to collect data and intelligence on enemy movements or activities, and action on that information using its fighters and heavy antiship guns to engage the enemy.
Mercury Class Battlestar:
Maximum Width: 975m
Maximum Height: 305m
Operating Crew: 2800 Enlisted:2100 Officers:210 NCOs:450
Total Personnel: 2940
Guns: Heavy Batteries:40 Ammuntion types: Armor Piercing, Flak, Explosive
Light Batteries:756 Ammunition Types: Armor Piercing Explosive Tracer
Missile Launchers: 50
Anti Ship: 300
Anti Fighter: 5000
Nuclear: 50 Tactical, 50 Strategic
Air Group: Vipers (Mk VII): 132 in 4 squadrons
Raptors (Mk I): 20
Shuttles: Varies, but 12 is considered standard.