Star Trek Expanded Universe

Gorn Scorpion Class Interceptor. Named after the terran arachnid the scorpion, due to it's resemblance and predatory nature. (CGI Model by Kenneth Thomson Jr.)

The Scorpion class is a type of interceptor used by the Gorn. The indigenous name is unknown, and the "Scorpion class" moniker was coined by Starfleet Command for the class of ship that encountered the over the Federation Colony of Cestus III.  (TOS: "Arena")  Ships of the class have been encountered by other Federation starships, notably the USS Saladin and the USS Eagle.  (Star Trek: Eagle: "Past Regrets")

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