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The Kzintis are a species of eight-foot-tall felines; the Klingons call them "tigermen." They are adjacent to the Federation (and have fought two major wars with them, losing both) and the Klingons (and have fought several wars with them, winning a few and losing a few). Kzinti ships are armed with disruptors, phasers, and drones. They have more drones on their standard warships than any other empire, and forests of phaser-3s, because their ships are designed to fight each other. (They have had more civil wars than foreign wars.) They are enemies of the Klingons and Lyrans and allies of convenience with the Hydrans and Federation.
The Kzintis had a continuing problem with their diminutive frigate being unequal to the requirements of the General War. The Heavy Frigate was unsuccessful “leader” design intended to provide increased direct-weapons firepower; the small frigate hull could not stand the shock of two disruptors and the few conversions of this type spent too much time in overhaul. The shortage of reserve power was acute and the Heavy Frigates were slower in combat than standard frigates. Within its limitations, however, the heavy frigate provided a stronger ship of this type which supported regular frigates in combined squadrons.
The ship is available in a variety of materials. Ships are unpainted, use standard flight stands available from many sources, and, while designed for gaming, make fine display pieces.