So today, playing my assault cruiser, experienced a bit of a WTF moment.
I'm T4 and fight a feedbacking ship. I've got Engineering Team I. And as I'm using, I notice that the resist percent is 35%. Now, this stands out to me because I use ET III on my other cruiser and those numbers are rather close, which obviously shouldn't be the case. After my buffs wear off, it drops back down to 22%, what I'd expect. HE I is also at 48%, before dropping down to its expected 30% value.
Bit of testing testing later, I've got it down to Attack Pattern Alpha being the cause. I get +59% attack strength from it, which matches the increase in resists.
Not just a UI bug, the numbers in the ship status defense for resists vary with the the strength of the buffs as well.
My theory is that +Damage Strength boosts resist buffs. If so, this should work for Attack Pattern Omega as well.