I am waiting for CapnLogan to fix the ship's looks. It could actually be interesting. Maybe never really beautiful, but certainly better looking. I think if the pyons would reach to the sides instead to the top and bottom, the ship could be nice.
It's not a carrier, at least I didn't see any fighters spawned when I was fighting it in Terran Empire DSEs months ago. (Been a while since I had a Fed at Captain level).
Mustrum "Carriers are not Startrek or Starfleet, damnit" Ridcully