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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 11
06-09-2011, 02:59 PM
Originally Posted by Cuatela
Typically there's two sets of shields. There's an outer "bubble" layer, and an inner "skin-tight" layer. The latter protects against impacts, and can be controlled at will. You may recall in Voy: "Equinox" that they dropped shields on specific sections of the ship (bridge, cargo bay, etc). More than likely, this was the "skin-tight" shield, not the "bubble".
The Nemesis Enterprise definately only had the 'skintight' shields, as evident from about 30secs in

Before the start of Nemesis the Ent E had an extensive refit which probably included these new wrap-around shields.

If there was any way to get this into the game i'm all for it