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D'vas Lonarai Improved Bird of Prey

Owner

Romulan Star Empire
Class Heavy Combat Vessel
Availability Uncommon Variant
In Service 2313
Out of Service n/a
Source FASA
Author Tyrel Lohr
Last Updated June 11, 2004
D'vas Lonarai Improved Bird of Prey
Description:
This rarely seen variant of the D’vas Bird of Prey was used by the Romulans as an advanced scout unit to provide intelligence data on neighboring sectors. Equipped with exceptional sensors, the D’vas Lonarai Improved Bird of Prey can insert itself into enemy territories using its cloaking device and take detailed scans of the region, usually in preparation for an attack.

In addition to a larger sensor array, the D’vas Lonarai Improved Bird of Prey also added two rear-mounted light plasma mortars. These weapons were installed to protect retreating D’vas Lonarais from pursuing warships.

The Romulan Star Empire made heavy use of D’vas Lonarais during their ultimately disastrous military campaigns against the Klingons in the first half of the 24th Century. Most were destroyed during the conflict.

Ship Control Sheet(s):
D'vas Bird of Prey - SCS
 Limited Availability (33%)
 
D'vas Lonarai Improved Bird of Prey - SCS
 Uncommon Variant
 
   
Related Entries:
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Design Notes:
This is a little bit closer to the original FASA stats as far as armament goes. Looking at the stats I just thought it would be interesting for the Romulans to have an advanced form of the hull, and a scout with extra firepower seemed oddly infatuating :)


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