The U.S.S. Buran was a Cardenas-class starship in service in mid-23rd century.
- Captain Gabriel Lorca - Commanding Officer
- Commander Ellen Landry - First Officer
- Lieutenant Commander Amna Patel - Chief of Security
- Lieutenant Commander Rathmon - Bridge Officer
- Lieutenant Kerwin - Engineer
- Ensign Th'Pev - Security Officer
- “Operation Riposte”: The Buran takes part in operations to retake Priors World from the Klingons.
- “The Plausibility of the Possible”: The player aids in the defense of the Buran at Priors World.
- “Impossibility of Reason”: As the player comes to return Landry to the Buran, the ship is destroyed by Captain Lorca while under Klingon assault.