Thread: A Warp Fighter
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Old September 15 2012, 03:35 AM   #108
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Re: A Warp Fighter

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The absence of such craft from Picard's "Redemption" fleet would simply emphasize that this was not a warfleet, not establish that fighters were unavailable or in disfavor in the 2360s.
On the other hand, there are no fighters present in fleet actions against the Borg, not at Wolf 359 or again at the battle of Earth, despite the presence of the Akira class ships that in the latter case, ships that are supposedly designed as fighter carries.

Also of note is the lack of fighter craft by the joint Romulan/Cardassian fleet at the Battle of the Omarian Nebula. The closest thing the Alpha Quadrant forces had to a fighter in any of those engagements was the Defiant herself, and I've been saying for years that that's essentially what the Defiant is: a Federation heavy fighter.
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