A weapon ship was a starship classification denoting mobile superweapons, built with the sole purpose of dealing a crippling blow to an enemy. The most powerful weapon ships were capable of destroying a planet. (TOS episode: "The Doomsday Machine")

History and specificationsEdit

The Preservers constructed a planet killer to combat the Borg Collective. Let loose, these Doomsday machines attacked innocent worlds. (TNG novel: Vendetta, TOS episode: "The Doomsday Machine", STO - "Klingon War" mission: "The Doomsday Device")

In the 22nd century, the Xindi Council targeted Earth with the Xindi superweapon. (ENT episode: "Twilight")

Around the 2170s decade, the Krenim military scientist Annorax developed the Krenim temporal weapon ship, a vessel capable of selectively erasing a single molecule or an entire civilization from the timeline. (VOY episode: "Year of Hell")

In 2376 and 2377, the Romulan Phoenix-class suicide ship was capable of opening a destructive rift to subspace. It's Klingon counterpart was the Jach'Eng-class subspace weapon ship. (ST video games: Armada, Armada II)

In the 2480s decade, the Raqilan launched their own temporal weapon ship, the Poklori gil dara. The ship was capable of destroying a planet and was sent to the past to act as a deterrent to prevent the war with the Golvonek. (TNG novel: Armageddon's Arrow)


Planet killerEdit

Doomsday machine
Xindi Council
Xindi superweapon

Temporal weapon shipEdit

Krenim Imperium
Krenim temporal weapon ship
Poklori gil dara-type




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 frigatesurveyortankertendertimeshiptransporttroop transporttugwarbirdwarpshuttleweapon ship

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