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Defiant Tactical Escort

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Faction FED25.pngTactical Escort
Defiant Quad Cannons.jpg
Rank:
Rank background icon.png
Captain Rank icon (Federation).png
Tier:
4
Type:
Escort
Hull:
25,000
Shield modifier:
0.9
Turn rate:
17
Impulse modifier:
0.20
Inertia rating:
70
Bonus Power:
+15 weapons power
Bridge Officers:
Commander Tactical Lieutenant Tactical Lieutenant Engineering Lieutenant Science
Weapons:
Fore 4 Aft 2
Can equip dual cannons.
Device slots:
2
Consoles:
Console tac icon.png 3 Console eng icon.png 2 Console sci icon.png 2
Cost:
40,000Refined dilithium icon.png
1SRFED4.png
Admiralty stats:
Adm eng fed.png 12 Adm tac fed.png 36 Adm sci fed.png 12

The Defiant-class Tactical Escort is a Tier 4 (Level 30) Escort which may be flown by Starfleet characters, including Federation-aligned Romulan Republic and Dominion characters.

Players can obtain this starship from any Ship and Shuttle Requisitions officer for 40,000 Refined dilithium icon.png.  

This ship can also be obtained by Federation players for free upon reaching level 30 by using their free SRCF4.png Starship Requisition token.

Overview[edit | edit source]

This particular type of ship class was a rescued project from the Utopia Planitia Ship Yards by Captain Benjamin Sisko. It was designed to be a new type of warship created to fight the Borg but later revived to fight the Dominion War.

Class variants

Class Information
Federation Tactical Escort (Defiant).png
Defiant class
SKIN UNLOCK: Free
The Defiant class was the first of the Tactical Escort designs, with a prototype originally designed to fight the Borg. The project ultimately failed at Utopia Planetia because its initial engine designs tore the ship apart, though then Engineer Miles Edward O'Brien took the project under his wing and corrected most of its issues. The class design later entered production due to the Dominion threat.
Federation Tactical Escort (Gallant).png
Gallant class
SKIN UNLOCK: Free
Launched in response to the fallout from the Khitomer Accords in 2399, the Gallant class was born. These ships were made to fight on the front lines of Borg conflict. Gallant is a variant of Defiant, just as capable and bares just as many teeth.
Federation Tactical Escort (Vigilant).png
Vigilant class
SKIN UNLOCK: Free
The Vigilant was a design inspired by the Defiant class. It is just as powerful and nimble but is larger and features an updated nacelle design. The Vigilant is also equipped with a multipurpose space that is adaptable to any situation including relaxation or training.
Federation Tactical Escort (Sao Paulo).png
Sao Paulo class
SKIN UNLOCK: Sao Paulo Tactical Escort Refit, 1500 Zen small icon.png
The Sao Paulo class is a 25th century refit of the famed Defiant class. It has exposed, forward-swept warp nacelles and a more faceted main deflector. It also has the white hull texture common to refit vessels.
Federation Tactical Escort (Valiant).png
Valiant class
SKIN UNLOCK: Valiant Tactical Escort, 3000 Zen small icon.png
The Valiant-class Tactical Escort is based upon the highly successful Defiant-class design. Unlike the Defiant, which was designed specifically to combat the Borg, the Valiant class was built with the Federation's new enemies in mind.

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.

Ship comparison[edit | edit source]

The following table compares Tier 4 Federation starships.
Ship Rank Tier Hull  Hull modifier  Shield modifier  Fore weapons Aft weapons Can equip dual cannons? Console tac icon.png Console eng icon.png Console sci icon.png Ship Devices Hangar Bay slots Uni BOffs Turn rate Impulse modifier IR Cost
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Prototype Light Exploration Cruiser 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
4 11500 1.15 1.1 4 3 2 3 2 4 Console - Universal - Cyclical Polarity Modulator icon.png Lieutenant TacticalLieutenant EngineeringCommander EngineeringLieutenant Science 9 0.15 30 1,500 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Exploration Cruiser 30
Rank background icon.png
Captain Rank icon (Federation).png
4 32500 n/a 1 4 3 2 3 2 4 Lieutenant TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant EngineeringLieutenant Science 6 0.15 20 40,000 Refined dilithium icon.png • 1 SRFED4.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Exploration Cruiser Refit 30
Rank background icon.png
Captain Rank icon (Federation).png
4 32500 n/a 1 4 3 2 3 3 4 Console - Universal - Antimatter Spread icon.png Lieutenant TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant EngineeringLieutenant ScienceEnsign Science 6 0.15 25 1,500 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Tactical Escort 30
Rank background icon.png
Captain Rank icon (Federation).png
4 25000 n/a 0.9 4 2 3 2 2 2 Commander TacticalLieutenant TacticalLieutenant EngineeringLieutenant Science 17 0.2 70 40,000 Refined dilithium icon.png • 1 SRFED4.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Tactical Escort Refit 30
Rank background icon.png
Captain Rank icon (Federation).png
4 25000 n/a 0.9 4 2 3 3 2 2 Commander TacticalLieutenant TacticalLieutenant EngineeringEnsign EngineeringLieutenant Science 17 0.2 70 1,500 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Long Range Science Vessel 30
Rank background icon.png
Captain Rank icon (Federation).png
4 22500 n/a 1.3 3 3 2 2 3 3 Lieutenant TacticalLieutenant EngineeringLieutenant ScienceCommander Science 12 0.15 50 40,000 Refined dilithium icon.png • 1 SRFED4.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Long Range Science Vessel Refit 30
Rank background icon.png
Captain Rank icon (Federation).png
4 22500 n/a 1.3 3 3 2 3 3 3 Console - Universal - Nadeon Detonator icon.png Lieutenant TacticalLieutenant EngineeringEnsign EngineeringCommander ScienceLieutenant Science 12 0.15 50 1,500 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Gemini Temporal Cruiser 30
Rank background icon.png
Captain Rank icon (Federation).png
4 31750 n/a 1.05 4 3 3 3 2 4 Console - Universal - Temporal Destabilization Matrix icon.png Lieutenant Commander TacticalCommander EngineeringEnsign EngineeringLieutenant ScienceEnsign Universal 8 0.15 45 1,500 Zen small icon.png

Admiralty ship[edit | edit source]

Admiralty Ship
Shipshot Background Admiralty.png
Shipshot Escort3.png
Shipshot Frame Tactical.png
Adm eng fed.png 12 Adm tac fed.png 36 Adm sci fed.png 12
+8 TAC per EngShip or SciShip

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The screenshot at the top of this article shows the Tactical Escort firing Quad Cannons.
  • The Defiant-class was remodeled for Season 11 to better match the appearance of the filming miniature and CGI models used on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
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