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# 175
02-07-2013, 02:23 AM
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Originally Posted by skyranger1414 View Post
Who is the DHBB aimed at? Can you imagine any cruiser using a 45 degree weapon effectively? I can see some of the nimbler Sci Vessels using it, but nothing with a cruiser hull, with the possible exception of the Galaxy-X.
As I noted in my example, certain Escorts may be more suited with beam weaponry as opposed to cannons, such as the Prometheus, or even the Akira Class. In fact, the only known FED ship to use cannons, is the Defiant, and even then, it has a mixture of beams and cannons. "Turrets" are unique to STO, and not even remotely canon to Trek.