Tier 5 Akira
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Join Date: Dec 2007
10-07-2011, 05:37 PM
I agree that the Akira should be stronger than a Defiant (it certainly faired better on the Sector 001 battle but then the Defiant had a Klingon in command). The Akira was designed to be a carrier after all.
However, the Intrepid, Galaxy, and Defiant were put in the captain slots since they were series headlining ships. I think that is why the Defiant was made a higher tier ship and it makes sense from that perspective.
That said, as a tier 5 ship, having fighters as a special skill would be a coll Akira characteristic. By this I mean they come with the ship and recharge without further purchaces.