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# 16
01-03-2013, 07:46 AM
Originally Posted by warpangel View Post
In canon Trek, cloaking devices are installed into many ships that weren't originally designed for one, with little difficulty. There is no indication of special requirements for a ship to use a cloak, beyond the cloaking device itself. Even the Defiant wasn't designed to use a cloak, it was only added for the mission to the gamma quadrant.

It would be entirely compatible with canon if all ships could take a cloak console.
Well, yes and no. Yes, the Romulans can install cloaks on most ships. But, no, it's not that easy. I remember in several episodes they mentioned that the cloak has to be precisely calibrated to match the energy signature of the ship.

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