They need to do something with the console, either reduce the CD or increase the damage. With it sharing with other cannon abilities it not gaining any damage output, more of a case of loosing out. CR3 does more damage. When you activate it, it takes your other cannons offline and then you have to wait 4 secs to charge. By then your targets shields are back online and you miss the chance to do the damage it should do.
1. It looks awesome
2. It comes in three favors.
3. Has awesome consoles
4. It has an awesome turn rate
5. They are account wide
6. It's the first three pack escort
7. 5 tactical consoles
8. With all beams it does more damage than any cruiser.
9. win win win
10. All cannons it makes the Borg melt.