Diligence-class destroyer

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Diligence-class destroyer
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Production information

Class:

Destroyer

Technical specifications

Slipspace drive:

Shaw-Fujikawa Translight Engine

Hull:

Titanium-A armor

Chronological and affiliation

Era:

Human-Covenant War

Affiliation:

 

The Diligence-class destroyer was a class of destroyer in service with the UNSC Navy and the Colonial Military Administration.[1]

Operational history[edit]

Some Diligence-class destroyers were operated by the Colonial Military Administration as peacekeeping ships. By 2525, the class had been retired for decades. However, with the dawn of the Human-Covenant War, some were brought back into service with the UNSC Navy and were retrofitted for combat against the Covenant.[1]

During or after 2540, a Diligence-class destroyer, the UNSC Kronstadt, deployed a squad of Orbital Drop Shock Troopers and a SPARTAN-II commando, Cal-141, via SOEIV to the Covenant-occupied planet Heian. The commando team infiltrated a former alien settlement, where they engaged several Unggoy and a Jiralhanae chieftain before assassinating a Covenant Prophet. After the mission, which resulted in the deaths of the Spartan and one ODST, the vessel retrieved the survivors.[2]

Ships of the line[edit]

Gallery[edit]

List of appearances[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ a b Halo Waypoint: Canon Fodder - Clarity & Grace
  2. ^ Halo Legends, The Babysitter
  3. ^ Stephen Loftus on the Autumn class' talk page