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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 7
05-14-2010, 05:49 PM
Originally Posted by Adrasil
Yeah, that worked out pretty well didn't it?

As far as I know, the Defiant was the only Federation ship with a cloaking device, and it was only "legally" operated by a Romulan officer during intelligence gathering missions. Since in STO, the Romulans are "bad guys", it would stand to reason that the cloaking device wouldn't be useable.
The original Defiant was destroyed by the breen along with its cloaking device. The replacement ship Sisko gets called the San Paulo(renamed to defiant) never had a cloak.