It's bridge officers simply scream "healer/tank", and the turnrate and inertia screams "Beam Arrays"! You can run it offensively like any other cruiser, but to fullfill it's potential, you'll have to do your share of healing.
i don't know how anyone could stand flying this thing with all the extra ugly doodads added the beautiful galaxy. you know, it would be one thing if they were on there symmetrically! and not all cockeyed and off center. i couldn't stand using it for that reason alone, i cant believe that got by quality control, and i cant believe nearly everyone isn't just as bothered by it as i am