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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
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# 30
11-09-2010, 12:27 PM
Originally Posted by mvs5191 View Post
What's the excuse on Memory Alpha?
"While the Sovereign-class was not a key player in the Dominion War, such vessels as the Enterprise-E spent time during the war putting out diplomatic "brush fires" and extending the occasional olive branch, as the Federation Diplomatic Corps were busy attempting to put an end to the war. (Star Trek: Insurrection)"

Originally Posted by mvs5191 View Post
And I guess it would make sense that there were no Sovereigns seen fighting in the Dominion War; there's only 2 confirmed in existence (the class namesake at the E-E), and it was probably more efficient/economical to pump out Akiras instead.
I suppose a certain "fear" to lose a ship as new and advanced as this would be justified. Aside from the impact on fleet morale it'd also include the danger of exposing valuable technological secrets to the enemy, should the Dominion have managed to recover parts of a wrecked Sovereign. It was state-of-the-art back then, after all.