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Faction FED25.pngHeavy Escort
Federation Heavy Escort.png
Rank:
Rank background icon.png
Commander Rank icon (Federation).png
Tier:
3
Type:
Escort
Hull:
20,000
Shield modifier:
0.9
Turn rate:
15
Impulse modifier:
0.20
Inertia rating:
60
Bonus Power:
+15 weapons power
Bridge Officers:
Lieutenant Commander Tactical Ensign Tactical Lieutenant Engineering Lieutenant Science
Weapons:
Fore 3 Aft 2
Can equip dual cannons.
Device slots:
2
Consoles:
Console tac icon.png 3 Console eng icon.png 1 Console sci icon.png 1
Cost:
20,000Refined dilithium icon.png
1SRFED3.png
Admiralty stats:
Adm eng fed.png 11 Adm tac fed.png 23 Adm sci fed.png 11
Disambig icon.png This article is about the playable starship. For other uses, see Akira class.

The Akira-class Heavy Escort is a Tier 3 (Level 20) 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 20,000 Refined dilithium icon.png.  

This ship can also be obtained by Federation players for free upon reaching level 20 by using their free SRCF3.png Starship Requisition token.

Overview[edit | edit source]

Akira patch.png

The Akira-class Heavy Escort continues the design philosophy of the 22nd century NX class and featured prominently during the Battle of Sector 001 and throughout the Dominion War. The Akira's proven effectiveness have led to its current production and to one being always within one light-year of Earth. Ships of the class include the U.S.S. Geronimo, U.S.S. Kelvin and U.S.S. Thunderchild (NCC-63549).

Class variants

Class Information
Ship Variant - FED - Akira Heavy Escort (T3).png
Akira class
SKIN UNLOCK: Free
Akira patch.png

The Akira class continues the design philosophy of the 22nd century NX class, albeit with its nacelles swung downward instead of upward. It retains the long, thin deflector at the front of its primary hull, the small secondary hull connected to the warp nacelles by pylons, and the long, thick stanchions connecting the primary hull to those pylons.

In lieu of the long, thin deflector of the NX class, it has a forward hangar bay, and a standard deflector attached underneath the primary hull. It also has standard shuttle bays in the aft section where the NX class has its EVA staging area, instead of a vertical shuttle pod launching bay.

Ship Variant - FED - Oslo Heavy Escort (T3).png
Oslo class
SKIN UNLOCK: Free
The Oslo-class Heavy Escort is an upgraded and modified version of the earlier Norway-class ship. It has an elongated primary hull and lacks a secondary hull, instead having weapon hardpoints attached to the nacelle pylons directly. It shares the same nacelle design as the Nova-class Science Vessel.
Ship Variant - FED - Zephyr Heavy Escort (T3).png
Zephyr class
SKIN UNLOCK: Free
The Zephyr-class Heavy Escort is an upgraded and modified version of the earlier Steamrunner-class ship.
Ship Variant - FED - Thunderchild Heavy Escort Refit (T3).png
Thunderchild class
SKIN UNLOCK: Thunderchild Heavy Escort Refit, 1000 Zen small icon.png
The Thunderchild-class Heavy Escort is a tribute to the U.S.S. Thunderchild (NCC-63549) which engaged the Borg in Sector 001.
Ship Variant - FED - Armitage Heavy Strike Wing Escort (T5).png
Armitage class
SKIN UNLOCK: Armitage Heavy Strike Wing Escort, 2500 Zen small icon.png
Armitage patch.png

The Armitage class 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. A battery of cannon apertures is concentrated in the nose, above and to the sides of the deflector dish. Torpedo and turret fire comes from the top-mounted launcher in the rear pylon.

If made to use components from standard Heavy Escorts such as the Akira or Thunderchild, its size will shrink to match.

Ship Variant - FED - Alita Heavy Strike Wing Escort (T6).png
Alita class
SKIN UNLOCK: Alita Heavy Strike Wing Escort, 3000 Zen small icon.png
Alita patch.png

The 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.

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 3 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
Heavy Cruiser Refit 20
Rank background icon.png
Commander Rank icon (Federation).png
3 26000 n/a 1 3 3 1 3 2 4 Console - Universal - Warp Burst Capacitor icon.png Lieutenant TacticalLieutenant Commander EngineeringEnsign EngineeringLieutenant ScienceEnsign Universal 8 0.15 30 1,000 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Heavy Escort Refit 20
Rank background icon.png
Commander Rank icon (Federation).png
3 20000 n/a 0.9 3 2 3 2 1 2 Console - Universal - Point Defense System icon.png Lieutenant Commander TacticalLieutenant TacticalLieutenant EngineeringLieutenant Science 15 0.2 60 1,000 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Heavy Escort 20
Rank background icon.png
Commander Rank icon (Federation).png
3 20000 n/a 0.9 3 2 3 1 1 2 Lieutenant Commander TacticalEnsign TacticalLieutenant EngineeringLieutenant Science 15 0.2 60 20,000 Refined dilithium icon.png • 1 SRFED3.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Research Science Vessel 20
Rank background icon.png
Commander Rank icon (Federation).png
3 18000 n/a 1.3 3 2 1 1 3 3 Lieutenant TacticalLieutenant EngineeringLieutenant Commander ScienceEnsign Science 13 0.15 40 20,000 Refined dilithium icon.png • 1 SRFED3.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Advanced Research Vessel 20
Rank background icon.png
Commander Rank icon (Federation).png
3 21000 n/a 1.3 3 2 1 2 3 3 Console - Universal - Tachyon Detection Field icon.png Lieutenant TacticalLieutenant EngineeringLieutenant Commander ScienceEnsign ScienceEnsign Universal 9 0.15 40 1,000 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Heavy Cruiser 20
Rank background icon.png
Commander Rank icon (Federation).png
3 26000 n/a 1 3 3 1 3 1 4 Lieutenant TacticalLieutenant Commander EngineeringEnsign EngineeringLieutenant Science 8 0.15 30 20,000 Refined dilithium icon.png • 1 SRFED3.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Support Cruiser 20
Rank background icon.png
Commander Rank icon (Federation).png
3 27000 n/a 1 3 3 1 3 1 4 Lieutenant TacticalLieutenant Commander EngineeringLieutenant EngineeringEnsign Science 7 0.15 40
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Advanced Heavy Cruiser 20
Rank background icon.png
Commander Rank icon (Federation).png
3 26000 n/a 1 3 3 2 3 1 4 Console - Universal - Transwarp Computer icon.png Lieutenant TacticalLieutenant Commander EngineeringLieutenant EngineeringLieutenant Science 8 0.15 30 1,000 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Perseus Temporal Escort 20
Rank background icon.png
Commander Rank icon (Federation).png
3 18000 n/a 0.95 3 2 3 1 2 2 Console - Universal - M6 Computer icon.png Lieutenant Commander TacticalLieutenant ScienceLieutenant EngineeringLieutenant Universal 16 0.2 70 1,000 Zen small icon.png

Admiralty ship[edit | edit source]

Admiralty Ship
Shipshot Background Admiralty.png
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Shipshot Frame Tactical.png
Adm eng fed.png 11 Adm tac fed.png 23 Adm sci fed.png 11
2.5x Critical Rating from TAC

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