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# 187
11-27-2012, 05:42 PM
You are forgeting the Aleron treaty

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

Under the Treaty of Algeron, the Federation was banned from using cloaking technology without the explicit permission of the Romulans. However, before and throughout the 24th century, the Federation was active in the development of cloaking technology but did not implement it in the fleet. (TNG novel: Resistance)

During the USS Enterprise's pursuit of Lieutenant Saavik while she was undergoing Pon faar, Admiral James T. Kirk orders Montgomery Scott to "...activate cloaking device..." and later, to "...disengage cloaking device..." Scott also warns, "We've not enough power t'use this cloakin' device much longer!" No other mention is made of the device, or its origin. (TOS comic: "Blood Fever")

http://memory-beta.wikia.com/wiki/Cloaking_device

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