With the Dominion war heating up, and the loss of many, too many Federation ships, Starfleet decided to approach the problem in a new.....well, old way. Fighters. Numerous, small, well armed, maneuverable craft, massed together to attack a target from several different directions. The Rogue Class attack fighter is meant to do just that!
May: Starfleet issues a brief for an Attack Fighter. General brief is as follows. Numerous, small, well armed, maneuverable craft, able to mass together to attack a target from several different directions. Capable of a maximum of warp 4 and fitted with shields and weapons.
June: ASDB release a general idea to Starfleet initially coded the Rogue Class. Project is approved. Design work completed and prototype begins construction.
July: Basic space frame is laid out according to the design. Mini computer core installed. Improved Micro Cochrane engine is also developed for the Class.
August: Warp engine is fitted, computer core is deemed operational and basic testing on the Fighter begins.
September: Ship passes all regulatory control and proceeds with testing.
October: Ship is proved to be operational and Starfleet examines the performance. The fighter is commissioned and Starfleet places an order for 500 fighters to be distributed within the Federation.
classification: Attack Fighter
impulse engines: 1
warp nacelles: 2
cruising speed: Warp 2
maximum speed: Warp 5
Normally, these fighter operate at impulse speeds and are delivered by a carrier
Weapons and Shields:
2 micro Type-U pulse phaser emitters.
type: Mark II Quantum
location: forward, above and behind cockpit
shields and armor:
duranium with added ablative armor matrix.
length: 12 meters
width: 5 meters
height: 7 meters
transporters: 1 emergency