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Battles

Introduction
Enterprise
Attack
Azati
Prime
Sphere
Bashing
Saving
Earth
Vulcan
Civil War
Romulan
Marauder
Empire
in Crisis
Romulan
Attack
The Deadly
Years
The Doomsday
Machine
The M-5
Debacle
The Wrath
of Khan
Khitomer
Crisis
The Battle
of Minos
Wolf
359
Klingon
Civil War
The
Odyssey
Death of a
Caretaker
A Flagship
Battle
The Omarion
Nebula
Deep
Space Nine
Shattered
Mirror
Kazon
Attack
The
Swarm
Borg /
8472 War
Sector
001
The
Dominion War
The Valley
of Death
The Chin'toka
Invasion

AR-558
Righteous
Insurrection
The Chin'koka
Retreat
Advance on
Cardassia
Vaadwaur
Battle
Workforce
Incident
Reman
Nemesis

Introduction

The Federation has long prided itself that it is an organisation dedicated to peaceful coexistence; indeed, it is the only known power in the alpha quadrant which has no dedicated military arm whatsoever. Instead it relies on Starfleet, a body whos primary role is exploration and scientific research, to fulfil the defence role also.

Nevertheless, the last decade has seen the Federation faced with an alarming number of clear and serious threats to its security; the more aggressive stance taken by the Romulans after so many years of inactivity was followed quickly by first contact with the Borg and then the Dominion. The recent rift between the Federation and the Klingon Empire saw that powerul ally an enemy and the Federation without allies for the first time in decades.

It is little wonder then that Starfleet has been burdened with an ever-increasing military role; ships designed primarily for peace have had to participate in conflict after conflict. Many pundits predicted that Starfleet and the Federation itself would be too weak to survive such a situation. The last decade has demonstrated just how wrong they where.


Yellow text = Canon source Green text = Backstage source Cyan text = Novel White text = DITL speculation


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