Ship name: [gs Fleet Advanced Escort]
Rank: Vice Admiral
Base Class: Prometheus Class
Impulse Modifier: 0.2
Turn rate: 16
Hull Strength: 34100
Shield Modifier 0.99
Inertia Rating: 70
Fore Weapons 4
Aft Weapons 3
Crew Size 150
Consoles: x5 x2 x3
Device Slots: 2
Bonus Power: +15 Weapons
Bonus Consoles Included: None
Cost: 20000 [gs FC] and 4 [gs FM]
Notes: Can Equip Dual Cannons
Variants: Hephaestus, Cerberus, Phoenix
The Fleet Advanced Escort is an Admiral (Tier 5) level Federation Escort. Players can obtain the vessel through the Shipyard for 20,000 Fleet Credits and 4 Fleet Ship Modules as long as the player’s Fleet has a Tier IV shipyard.
The first of these ships were sought after by pirates because of its power and advanced design. The vessel is small, and less accommodating for extensive engineering or science facilities. The Fleet Advanced Escort’s weaponry, speed and maneuverability, though, make it a hard-to-hit threat in any engagement.
The Fleet Advanced Escort is also able to use the [Console – Universal – Multi-Vector Assault Module] that is obtained from the Multi-Vector Advanced Escort. This ship does not come with one standard. As with other Tier 5 C-Store ships, the previous purchase of the Multi-Vector Advanced Escort from the Cryptic Store reduces the required Fleet Ship Module cost for its Fleet version from 4 to 1.
Prometheus Class:The Prometheus class is one of the most versatile ships ever designed by Starfleet. Intended for combat, the original prototype USS Prometheus employed a multi-vector assault mode; the ship divides into three semi-autonomous sections capable of fighting independently from each other. Each section is also capable of achieving warp speed. According to the Star Trek Online ship description, the multi-vector aspect was removed due to moving parts that were easy to damage.
Cerberus Class:Unlike other Starfleet ships designed for exploration with defense as a secondary concern, the Cerberus is primarily a warship. While it resembles the experimental (and slightly larger) U.S.S. Prometheus, that doesn’t mean it’s not an impressive warship.
Phoenix Class:Phoenix Class resembles earlier Starfleet designs that opt for a more dome-like saucer section and a shorter base. The nacelles are also the shortest but significantly wider. Its very nimble and efficient design may allay initial fears as a warship but it’s essentially a wolf in sheep’s clothing that’s just as capable as other Prometheus variants.
Hephaestus Class:The Hephaestus class is more angular than other Advanced Escort designs, dominated by straight lines and sharp edges. Its saucer has a sharp “nose” and small fins link the hull to the ventral surface. This class was previously available as an extra ship skin at the C-Store for 440 Zen, but as of Season 7 is exclusive to the Fleet Advanced Escort. Players who purchased the skin prior to the Season 7 update may still use the Hephaestus skin on any Advanced Escorts or Multi-Vector Advanced Escorts they own.