its a corvette that can stand up to a 80 year old former capital ship/former heavy cruisers/current light cruiser. that's impressive for what it is, but its little more then a yippy little dog to anything modern and reasonably sized. but what ever is fan favorite is most powerful in game, with the exception of the akira. if they really wanted to be accurate, their wouldn't even be high tier escorts, and the galaxy and nebula would be alone at top tier.
the +1 akira's console is a point defense system, when active its a turret with a 360 degree auto targeting scatter volley that does triple damage to spam, but will shoot anything.