The Heracles started out as a test bed for an improve FTL drive. Because of delay of perfection of the new FTL drive, construction started on the Indra Class Battlestar. After the twelve Indra Class Battlestar was place into serviced, the Heracles new FTL drives was perected.
With the new FTL drive, the 11 incomplete hulls of the Heracles was finished. The Heracles, was also developed at the end of the Cylon War.
With the advancment in FTL technology, the need to retract the flight pods to jump was eliminated, and the added space available was used for additional storage to extend endurance.
List of HeraclesEdit
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