Rakosa V was an M-class planet in the Delta Quadrant, the homeworld of the Rakosans. The planet contained several heavily populated areas. The eastern continent contained multiple ports. This planet was similar to in composition to Aschelan V.
In 2372, Rakosa V was mistaken for Aschelan V by the missile Dreadnought. If the missile reached its target, it would have caused some two million casualties. Fortunately, the missile was destroyed by B'Elanna Torres before it could inflict massive damage on the Rakosan population. (VOY: "Dreadnought")