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For other uses, see Shield.

A shield was defensive implement carried by ground troops when they went in battle for use in blocking swords and other weapons.

When the USS Enterprise visited Platonius, Captain James T. Kirk was awarded a shield that had once been carried by Pericles. (TOS episode: "Plato's Stepchildren")

In 2364, the enlisted security personnel aboard the USS Centurion were dressed in full dress regalia, including shields and spears, to greet the command crew of the USS Enterprise-D. (TNG novel: The Captains' Honor)

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