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Fleet Akira Heavy Strike Wing Escort (T6)

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Faction FED25.pngFleet Heavy Strike Wing Escort (T6)
Rank background icon.png
Vice Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png
Strike Wing Escort
Lvl 50: 40480
Lvl 55: 43707
Lvl 60: 46933
Lvl 65: 52800
Hull modifier:
Shield modifier:
Turn rate:
Impulse modifier:
Inertia rating:
Bonus Power:
+15 weapons power
+5 engine power
Bridge Officers:
Commander Tactical Lieutenant Tactical Lieutenant Commander Engineering-Pilot Lieutenant Science Lieutenant Universal
Fore 4 Aft 3
Can equip dual cannons.
Type-specific slot:
Experimental Weapon
Device slots:
Console tac icon.png 5 Console eng icon.png 3 Console sci icon.png 3
Hangar Bays:
20,000Fleet Credits
5Fleet Ship Module icon.png
Admiralty stats:
Adm eng fed.png 27 Adm tac fed.png 70 Adm sci fed.png 20

The Fleet Akira Heavy Strike Wing Escort (T6) is a Vice Admiral (Tier 6) level Federation Strike Wing Escort. Players can obtain the vessel through any Shipyard for 20,000Fleet Credits and 5 Fleet Ship Module icon.png, as long as the player's Fleet has a Tier V Fleet shipyard.

Description[edit | edit source]

The tier 6 Fleet Heavy Strike Wing Escort is based upon the highly successful Armitage Class design. This new heavy escort has been built from the ground up to most efficiently combat the Iconian threat. This starship features a Lieutenant Commander Engineering/Pilot specialist seat. The Fleet Heavy Strike Wing Escort [T6] has been specifically designed to support your Fleet. Fleet Starships are built to the highest standard and have increased Hull Hit Points, Shield Strength and an additional Console slot. Tier 6 Fleet ships do not have a 5th Starship Mastery level and thus do not unlock a Starship Trait. The Fleet Heavy Strike Wing Escort [T6] has a single hangar bay equipped with Peregrine Fighters. These light craft are equipped with Phaser Pulse Cannons and Micro Photon Torpedoes.

Variants[edit | edit source]

Alita-class[edit | edit source]


The Tier 6 Alita-class Heavy Strike Wing Escort is based upon the highly successful Armitage-class design. This new heavy escort has been built from the ground up to most efficiently combat the Iconian threat.

Armitage-class[edit | edit source]

Armitage class
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The Armitage class is a Heavy Strike Wing Escort. 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.

Performance[edit | edit source]

A single hangar bay allows the Armitage class flexibility to suit its current mission. Fighters can be equipped for additional DPS, shuttles for interception and debuffs against incoming enemies, shield repair drones for additional staying power, or Runabouts to lock down enemies.

Admiralty Ship[edit | edit source]

Admiralty Ship
Shipshot Background Admiralty.png
Shipshot Escort Armitage T6 Fleet.png
Shipshot Frame Tactical.png
Shipshot Frame Veryrare.png
Adm eng fed.png 27 Adm tac fed.png 70 Adm sci fed.png 20
+5 SCI and ENG per EngShip and TacShip

Starship Mastery[edit | edit source]

Starship Mastery
Precise Weapon Systems
Precise Weapon Systems
Precise Weapon Systems
Tactical Maneuevering
Tactical Maneuevering
Tactical Maneuevering
Enhanced Weapon Systems
Enhanced Weapon Systems
Enhanced Weapon Systems
Devastating Weaponry
Devastating Weaponry
Devastating Weaponry
Level Name Description
I Precise Weapon Systems +5 Accuracy Rating.
II Tactical Maneuevering +5% Defense.
III Enhanced Weapon Systems +10% Kinetic Damage.
+10% All Energy Damage.
IV Devastating Weaponry +2.5% Critical Chance.
V No Starship Trait specified
VI Account-Wide Reclaim Unlock Complete this tier of Starship Mastery to be allowed to claim this starship on any character on this account.

Comparison with Equivalent Variants[edit | edit source]

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.

Scaling starship[edit source]

This starship's equipment slots, base hull capacity and shield capacity scale as your level increases.

Equipment slots[edit source]

As you rank up every 10 levels, up to level 40, the ship's forward weapon slots, aft weapon slots, tactical console slots, engineering console slots, and science console slots will slowly increase toward endgame capabilities:

Level Console tac icon.png Console eng icon.png Console sci icon.png Fore weapons Aft weapons
0-9 3 1 1 2 2
10-19 3 2 2 3 2
20-29 4 2 2 3 3
30-39 4 3 3 4 3
40+ 5 3 3

Hull strength[edit source]

This table shows how the ship's hull strength scales at each level. The base hull of all scaling starships is 10,000, which is then multiplied by the ship's hull modifier (1.173333 for the Fleet Akira Heavy Strike Wing Escort (T6)), and then multiplied by the scaling multiplier below at each level.

Hull scaling table
Level Multiplier Hull HP Level Multiplier Hull HP Level Multiplier Hull HP Level Multiplier Hull HP
0 1 11733 20 2 23467 40 3 35200 60 4 46933
5 1.25 14667 25 2.25 26400 45 3.25 38133 65 4.5 52800
10 1.5 17600 30 2.5 29333 50 3.45 40480
15 1.75 20533 35 2.75 32267 55 3.725 43707

Abilities[edit | edit source]

The Heavy Strike Wing Escort (T6) 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.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Despite the description saying that the Fleet Akira Heavy Strike Wing Escort (T6) is a Fleet Alita class, the ship itself will not have the Alita class skin without purchase of the Heavy Strike Wing Escort (T6).

Gallery[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Note at Memory-Alpha: Akira_class#Design

External links[edit | edit source]

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