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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 6
06-08-2011, 05:46 AM
Originally Posted by Alexraptor View Post
The latest Ask Cryptic.
The Akira is both newer and more powerful than the T4 & T5 retrofit that is the Defiant.
And it is definitely vastly more powerful than a puny Excelsior Class starship.
Memory Alpha lists both the Defiant class and the Akira class having been commissioned in the 2370s. The DS9 Technical manual has an armament of 10 phaser banks and two torpedo launchers listed for the Akira. And the thing about the Excelsior is just speculation.

Donīt get me wrong, Iīd like to see a T5 Akira. Just donīt make things up or present speculations as facts please.