A Type-IV phaser was a type of phaser emitter usually installed on small Federation Starfleet spacecraft.


In the 2360s, Federation shuttlecraft classes such as the Type-15 and Type-16 routinely carried two emitters of this type. Additionally, Type-6 and Type-8, while both normally unarmed, could be fitted with up to two emitters of this type for special missions. (TNG reference: Star Trek: The Next Generation Technical Manual, ST website:

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