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Old July 11 2013, 09:19 PM   #18
Re: Federation Tactical Fleets

To nitpick, we never saw the task force that devastated the Dominion yards; there was nothing to establish that the big collection of ships at the end of the episode would have been this task force, or part of that task force, or would have included that task force.

What we do know about the task force is that it managed to destroy some fifty enemy ships. Does this mean it was more than fifty ships strong itself? Not necessarily, as the implication was that those ships would have been moored or under repairs - the whole point of Sisko telling the Dominion that he was about to mine shut the wormhole appeared to be that this lured the combat forces of the Dominion away from the precious dockyards, leaving only inferior units behind.

Timo Saloniemi
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