Proposal, new ship type: Klingon military scouts. 2nd run.
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Join Date: Jun 2012
11-04-2012, 10:29 AM
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Actually I dont see why you're asking for a new type of ship for this.
Merely ask for a BOP that has more science stations and you're set.
In all the trek series the klingon 'scouts' referred not to the ship but the ship's mission. The majority of the times a 'scout' was mentioned it was a bird of prey. It makes sense to have a small, fast, expendable ship that can cloak as a scout of any sort.
I have to ask whether you've read my proposal.
Because I already adressed the question whether the term scout is based on the ship's mission.
And there is no evidence for that considering we've seen a Vor'cha on such a mission and it was not referred to as scout.
And a Bird of Prey was exactly
referred to as a scout, in Star Trek 3.
And that was based fuzzy sensor images that didn't allow for any identification whatsoever.
That it might have served in that role in the 23rd century does not automatically mean it still does in the 25th, especially when you look at its use as a warship in the 24th.
Besides, why would the crew of DS9 sometimes refer to a Klingon ship as a "Klingon scout ship" and not a "Klingon Bird of Prey" if the two were basically the same?
They'd have no way to tell the difference unless the two were distinct types of ship.
This is a clear counterindication that the BoP still serves in that role in the late 2370s.
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