Federation First Contact Office

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  • Oversight for all pre-contact and first contact operations (DS9 Novel: Millennium: Fall of Terok Nor)
  • Standard pre-contact procedures
    • Upon detection of immediate pre-warp or warp signatures, team selected for duck blind activities (MA Short Story: "Things Fall Apart"; TNG: "First Contact")
    • After civilization achieves warp/subspace technology, pre-contact team opens communications with selected members of planetary scientific community via directed burst transmissions encoding various mathematical theorems (MA Short Story: "Things Fall Apart")
    • Duck blind observations continue alongside regular interactions with scientific community until mutual plans for introductions with national and/or planetary authorities are settled (MA Short Story: "Things Fall Apart")