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# 9
09-22-2012, 12:36 PM
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Originally Posted by f2pdrakron View Post
Funny how Memory Alpha lists it on the Klingon Bird-of-Prey, along with the B'rel and the D12 and yes, its was mentioned as a Battlecruiser on "Yesterday's Enterprise" but only on the Alternative Timeline as in DS9 its clearly identified as a Bird-of-Prey (IKS Koraga).

http://en.memory-alpha.org/wiki/IKS_Koraga

So according to canon the K'vort class is a Bird-of-Prey.
Even in "Yesterday's Enterprise" it was referred to as both: as Bird of Prey by Riker and as Battlecruiser by Picard and Wesley.

So "Bird of Prey" in this context is the term of a shape.
Since the show predates STO it makes no sense to apply STO terminology to it.

In addition since the Galaxy class was not particularly different, sans a few details, why should the K'vort suddenly be an entirely different kind of ship in this timeline?