Defiant-Class

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Defiant-Class
Class Information
Role:

Escort

Decks:

5

Cruising Speed:

Warp 7

Personnel
Total Compliment:

50

Tactical Systems
Energy Weapons:
Torpedo Launchers:
  • 2 forward
  • 1 aft
Shields:

MLSS

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During the course of the 2360s the Federation had seen it's fair share of increasing threats directly to the safety of its core territories; the reemergence of the Romulan Star Empire, disastrous first contact and subsequent hostilities with the Borg Collective and growing threats as a result of increased exploration abroad. After the extreme loss of life at the Battle of Wolf 359 Starfleet insisted that it was in need, for the first time in its history, of a dedicated tactical warship. Starfleet tasked the engineers at Utopia Planitia Fleet Yards with designing such a vessel, which would be small and maneuverable, with Starfleet's latest defensive and offensive tactical systems.

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