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Heavy Escort Carrier

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For the non-playable ship, see Armitage Class Escort Carrier.
Faction Federation.pngHeavy Escort Carrier
USS Armitage.png
Rank:
Rank background icon.png
Vice Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png
Tier:
5
Upgrade cost:
Upgrade.png Requires an Upgrade Token
Type:
Escort Carrier/
Escort
Admiralty stats:
Adm tac fed.png 56 Adm eng fed.png 20 Adm sci fed.png 14


Hull:
32,000
Hull (T5-U):
36,800
Shield Modifier:
0.9
Weapons:
Fore 4 Aft 3
Can equip dual cannons.
Hangar Bays:
1
Bridge Officers:
Commander Tactical Lieutenant Tactical Ensign Tactical Lieutenant Commander Engineering Lieutenant Science
Device Slots:
2
Consoles:
Console tac icon.png 4 Console eng icon.png 3 Console sci icon.png 2
Console (T5-U):
Console tac icon.png +1


Turn Rate:
15
Impulse Modifier:
0.20
Bonus Power:
+15 weapons power
Cost:
2,500Zen small icon.png

The Heavy Escort Carrier is a Vice Admiral (Tier 5) level Federation Carrier. It contains one hangar bay capable of launching small crafts and also comes equipped with a [Console - Universal - Torpedo Point Defense System].

Variants[edit | edit source]

Armitage class[edit | edit source]

Armitage class
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The Armitage class is a Heavy Escort Carrier. These vessels were designed to fit the original role meant for the Akira class: that of a small carrier-escort hybrid. Its appearance features low-slung, forward-swept pylons and long, tapered nacelles. Its saucer is built around a thick central spine that contains the deflector and elevates the bridge above the split hull. Its single, forward-facing hangar is equipped with a wing of Peregrine Fighters by default. A battery of cannon aperatures is concentrated in the nose, above and to the sides of the deflector dish. The Armitage is longer than even the Patrol Escort (though it has the same amount of crew). If made to use components from standard Heavy Escorts such as the Akira or Thunderchild its size will shrink to match. Torpedo and turret fire comes from the top-mounted launcher in the rear pylon.

Akira class[edit | edit source]

Akira class
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Used as inspiration for the NX-01, the Akira class Heavy Escort closely resembles the Enterprise from the TV series Star Trek: Enterprise[1]. It is the most popular of the three Heavy Escort classes. Ships of the class include the U.S.S. Kelvin and U.S.S. Thunderchild (NCC-63549).

Oslo class[edit | edit source]

Oslo class
The Oslo class Heavy Escort is an upgraded and modified version of the earlier Norway class ship. It shares the same nacelle design as the Nova Class Science Vessel.

Zephyr class[edit | edit source]

Zephyr class
The Zephyr class Heavy Escort is an upgraded and modified version of the earlier Steamrunner class ship.

Thunderchild class[edit | edit source]

Thunderchild class
The Thunderchild class Heavy Escort is a tribute to the U.S.S. Thunderchild (NCC-63549) which engaged the Borg in Sector 001. This class is unlocked by purchasing the Heavy Escort Refit for 1000 Zen small icon.png from the C-Store.

Admiralty Ship[edit | edit source]

Admiralty Ship
Shipshot Background Admiralty.png
Shipshot Escort Akira5.png
Shipshot Frame Tactical.png
Shipshot Frame Rare.png
Adm eng fed.png 20 Adm tac fed.png 56 Adm sci fed.png 14
+20 ENG and SCI when Alone


Starship Mastery[edit | edit source]

Starship Mastery
Precise Weapon Systems
Precise Weapon Systems
Precise Weapon Systems
Tactical Maneuevering
Tactical Maneuevering
Tactical Maneuevering
Quick Deployment
Quick Deployment
Quick Deployment
Devastating Weaponry
Devastating Weaponry
Devastating Weaponry
I
II
III
IV
Level Name Description
I Precise Weapon Systems +5% Accuracy.
II Tactical Maneuevering +5% Defense.
III Quick Deployment 20% recharge time reduction to launching Carrier pet crafts.
+50% Rank Up XP for all Hanger Pets.
IV Devastating Weaponry +2.5% Critical Chance.
V No Starship Trait specified


Abilities[edit | edit source]

The Heavy Escort Carrier comes with built-in abilities that cannot be ranked up, and abilities that are based on the craft loaded into the hangar bay.

This ship can launch attack wings of Peregrine Fighters in its standard configuration, though other small crafts can be equipped to be launched. The carrier can also give commands to those craft to order them to attack or defend selected targets.

Standard Configuration[edit | edit source]

Federation starships come with standard equipment and weapons of the lowest mark available at the ship's minimum rank. The items provided are appropriate to the type of vessel and its related playing style.

Consoles

Hangar

Comparison with equivalent escorts[edit | edit source]

FedRomKDF Jem'Hadar Attack Ship FedRomKDF Risian Corvette Starfleet Mobius Temporal Destroyer Starfleet Chimera Heavy Destroyer Starfleet Heavy Escort Carrier Starfleet Fleet Tactical Escort Retrofit Starfleet Blockade Runner Escort Retrofit
Weapons Fore Weapons4 Aft Weapons3 Fore Weapons4 Aft Weapons3 Fore Weapons4 Aft Weapons3 Fore Weapons4 Aft Weapons3 Fore Weapons4 Aft Weapons3 Fore Weapons4 Aft Weapons3 Fore Weapons4 Aft Weapons3
Dual
Cannons
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Bridge
Officers
Commander Tactical Lieutenant Commander Tactical Ensign Engineer Lieutenant Universal Lieutenant Universal Commander Tactical Lieutenant Tactical Lieutenant Commander Engineer Ensign Science Lieutenant Universal Commander Tactical Lieutenant Tactical Ensign Engineer Lieutenant Commander Universal Lieutenant Universal Commander Tactical Lieutenant Engineer Lieutenant Science Lieutenant Commander Universal Ensign Universal Commander Tactical Lieutenant Tactical Ensign Tactical Lieutenant Commander Engineer Lieutenant Science Commander Tactical Lieutenant Commander Tactical Ensign Tactical Lieutenant Engineer Lieutenant Science Commander Tactical Lieutenant Commander Tactical Lieutenant Engineer Lieutenant Engineer Ensign Science
Consoles Console tac icon.png 5
Console eng icon.png 4
Console sci icon.png 1
Console tac icon.png 4
Console eng icon.png 3
Console sci icon.png 3
Console tac icon.png 4
Console eng icon.png 2
Console sci icon.png 4
Console tac icon.png 4
Console eng icon.png 3
Console sci icon.png 2
Console tac icon.png 4
Console eng icon.png 3
Console sci icon.png 2
Console tac icon.png 5
Console eng icon.png 3
Console sci icon.png 2
Console tac icon.png 4
Console eng icon.png 4
Console sci icon.png 2
Hull Points 34,500 31,050 33,000 34,500 32,000 33,000 34,500
Shield Modifier 1.0 0.9 1.05 0.9 0.9 0.9 1.0
Bonus Power +15 Weapons Power +5 Weapons Power
+15 Engine Power
+10 Weapons Power
+5 Auxiliary Power
+10 Weapons Power +15 Weapons Power +15 Weapons Power +15 Weapons Power
Crew 50 150 250 750 200 50 200
Turn Rate 20 21 15 14 15 17 16
Device Slots 2 2 2 3 2 2 2
Rank/Tier
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Rear Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png
Rank background icon.png
Brigadier General Rank icon (Klingon).png
Rank background icon.png
Subadmiral I Rank icon (Romulan).png

Tier 5
Rank background icon.png
Rear Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png
Rank background icon.png
Brigadier General Rank icon (Klingon).png
Rank background icon.png
Subadmiral I Rank icon (Romulan).png

Tier 5
Rank background icon.png
Rear Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png

Tier 5
Rank background icon.png
Rear Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png

Tier 5
Rank background icon.png
Vice Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png

Tier 5
Rank background icon.png
Vice Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png

Tier 5
Rank background icon.png
Vice Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png

Tier 5

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Links[edit | edit source]

  1. Note at Memory-Alpha: Akira_class#Design
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