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A Vas Hatham-class light warbird in 2409.

In starship classification, the light warbird was a type of warbird equivalent to light cruiser and frigate classes. In the early 25th century, this designation usually included referred to nimble starships with a superficially avian appearance. Light warbirds differed from light cruisers by having an artificial quantum singularity as engine core. Originally it included tier 1-rated vessels. (STO - Tutorial missions: "Flight from Virinat", "Explore the Flotilla") Following the opening of a new front in the Temporal Cold War, tier 5 and 6 versions of light warbird classes were fielded by the Romulan Republican Force. (STO - Agents of Yesterday mission: "Explore the Flotilla")

List of light warbird classes[]

  • tier-1 light warbird
  • tier-5 light warbird retrofit
    • T'liss-class
    • T'varo-class
  • fleet T'varo light warbird retrofit (tier 5)
    • T'varo-class
  • mirror T'varo light warbird retrofit (tier 5)
    • T'varo-class
  • tier-6 Malem light warbird
    • Malem-class
    • T'liss-class
    • T'varo-class
  • tier-6 T'liss temporal warbird
    • T'liss-class

History and variations[]

Prior to 2409, classes of this types were primarily known as Reman and Romulan bird of prey. (STO - Romulan Mystery mission: "Patrol the Eirhess System")

In the 2400s decade, the Romulan Republican Force and its allies applied this classification retroactively to older ship classes. The Vas Hatham-class, renamed T'liss-class, stemmed from the 23rd century, and the T'varo-class from the 22nd. Like all RRF classes, ships could be fitted with different hull types, including Romulan and Reman options. (STO - Tutorial missions: "Flight from Virinat", "Explore the Flotilla")

Following the end of the Iconian War, the new Malem-class was based on the T'varo but rated tier 6. (STO - New Dawn mission: "Explore the Flotilla")




Starship classification
By type argosyassault cruiserassault shipattack cruiserattack fighterbattlecruiserbattle frigatebattleshipbird-of-preybombercargo transportcarriercolony shipcombat support tendercommand battlecruiserconstruction shipcorsaircorvettecouriercruisercutterdestroyerdreadnoughtescortexplorerfast attack shipfast cruiserflagshipfreighterfrigatefuel transportgunboatheavy cruiserheavy destroyerheavy escorthospital shipin-system courierliaison cutterlight cruiserlight frigatemedical frigatemedium cruisermining freightermissile cruisermonitormulti-mission explorerpassenger linerpatrol cruiserpersonnel carrierpilot escortprison bargerepair tenderresearch vesselresearch cruiserrunaboutscoutsleeper shipstar battleshipstar cruiserstrike cruisersuper carriersuper-heavy cruisersupport frigatesurveyortankertendertimeshiptransporttugwarbirdwarpshuttleweapon ship

External link[]

Warbird#Light_Warbird article at The Star Trek Online Wiki.