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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 4
02-01-2010, 03:29 PM
Originally Posted by Summers View Post
The ablative armor on the defiant is like the ablative heat shield on the rockets we used to use during reentry. Once it's gone, it's gone and should have to cost energy credits to fix. There's our death and damage penalty.
Except we also have replicators. So it's not impossible that with enough recovery time, the armor could be repaired just like shields regenerate after a while.