Ships of the Fleet 

Last Updated June 24, 2007
Defiant Heavy Escort


United Federation of Planets
Class Medium Ship
Availability Alternate Design
In Service 2369
Out of Service n/a
Source Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Author Tyrel Lohr
Last Updated November 25, 2002
Defiant Heavy Escort

An advanced warship born from the first Borg attack on Federation holdings, the Defiant is a showcase for advanced Federation technologies and engineering ideologies. Foregoing the saucer section typical of most Starfleet designs, the Defiant is a small, compact, agile warship designed specifically for combat at the expense of more extensive scientific and diplomatic facilities.

The major advantage of the Defiant Escort is its use of the new pulse phaser cannon, a weapon which fires as individual pulses rather than a raking beam typical of older phasers. This coupled with a good rate of fire and high damage output makes the Defiant an excellent choice for combating enemy starships of even capital ship size.

Ship Control Sheet(s):
Defiant Heavy Escort - SCS
 Limited Availability (33%)
Defiant Heavy Escort - SCS
 Alternate Design
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Design Notes:

This is an alternate design using Gaim bulkheads to simulate the ablative armor.

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