Battleships are among the most powerful type of warship, heavily armored and equipped with powerful weapons. While powerful combatants that are dangerous to attack directly they often are somewhat lacking in manoeuvrability. Many governments field battleships in their fleets and they are favoured as flagships. (LUG RPG: Spacedock: The Advanced Starship and Construction Manual)
- The Federation Starfleet's heavy explorer is a rough equivalent. These terms were also used interchangeably among the Hydran Royal Navy.
Types of battleship