Guy Gardener wrote:
(...) they still wouldn't have been provided with militry grade shields becuase this ship is a mining vessel used for comerical ventures and were not designed to be taken into combat(...)
Is there any evidence that this was a war ship expected to be taken into war and not a civilian utility vehicle in over it's head?
Only in the Countdown comic books. The Memory-Beta wikia has all the upgrades and enhancements made to the ship covered in the bottom section of this article.