Re: Things Starfleet needs to fix already on its ships.
It's the equivalent of saying "Let's split up" in a horror movie. Once this is uttered by a character, they will be dying soon.
Unless it's a main character, in which case they usually just end being wounded by a phaser.
"He clapped his captain—his friend—on the shoulder. Yes, this man was very much like James Kirk, in all the ways that mattered." --Christopher L. Bennett-- Star Trek: Mere Anarachy, The Darkness Drops Again