The name or term "Cherenkov" refers to more than one character or idea. For a list of other meanings, see Cherenkov (disambiguation).
The Cherenkov Drive is a faster than light system allowing starships to travel the galaxy through a combintation of Ion thrust and Cherenkov radiation physics.
The Starships of the Terran Federation Space Navy utilise the Cherenkov Drive for faster than light travel on all naval ships.
The United Citizen Federation Fleet starships use Cherenkov Drive as the Stardrive to travel across the space.