Ships of the Fleet 

Last Updated June 24, 2007
Tonga Blockade Cruiser


Cardassian Union
Class Capital Ship
Availability Common Variant
In Service 2371
Out of Service n/a
Source Dominion Wars
Author Tyrel Lohr
Last Updated December 13, 2002
Tonga Blockade Cruiser

With the successful Klingon blockade of Cardassia Prime, a stranglehold was put on the Cardassian war industry. All of their convoys and most of their blockade runners were being intercepted by the Klingons. In a desperate effort to break the blockade Cardassian engineers went back to a 50-year-old design that could utilize locally available raw materials. In addition it could be produced quickly and cheaply. The design yielded a slow, awkward and heavily shielded cruiser. The Tonga's weapon systems were then updated with current technology applicable to its mission of breaking through the blockade while taking down as many enemy ships as possible. This ship was found to be ideal for pinning an opponent in place while the Galors and Hidekis went for the kill.

Ship Control Sheet(s):
Torka Cruiser - SCS
 Unlimited Deployment
Tonga Blockade Cruiser - SCS
 Common Variant
Related Entries:
Galor Cruiser
Hideki Corvette
Torka Cruiser
Torka Cruiser
Design Notes:
No Design Notes Available

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