Ronald D. Moore, who wrote the DS9 episode, considered Bashir's figure a mistake and stated that it should have been only around two hundred. 9/10, p. 67) "We'd had that idea since the end of 'Inquisition'," Ira Behr noted. Section 31 Ships Sovereign, Intrepid and Nova Classes Equipped with Borg Phasers, Transphasic and Quantum Torpedoes, Dual Hull Ablative Armour and Regenerative Shielding This ship will NOT overwrite stock model before adding this ship you should make a back up copy of the wbtorp.dds file located in Legacy/Textures/DDS folder. (ENT Season 4 DVD "Terra Prime" audio commentary) Harris wears a leather uniform similar to the one worn by Sloan two hundred years later and refers Captain Archer to "Article 14, Section 31" of the Starfleet Charter. In that story, the organization was now covertly led by Julian Bashir and planned to secretly cause the destruction of Bajoran religion, in order to convince Bajor to finally join the Federation. IN COLLECTIONS. Close. The very deliberate idea of bringing the organization back to the series eventually led to the writing of season seven entry "Inter Arma Enim Silent Leges". Marcus woke up Khan Noonien Singh, and recruited him into the organization under the pseudonym "John Harrison", using his intellect to develop advanced weapons systems. (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Companion) According to Ronald D. Moore, the writing staff had "extended discussions" about the backstory of Section 31, with much debate about how long the organization was to have existed. "We wanted to bring them back." It seemed Section 31 had been planning for what it regarded as a likely war with the Romulan Star Empire following the Dominion War. (Star Trek: The Magazine Volume 1, Issue 17, p. 20), Ira Behr commented, "Well, without a doubt, the thing I wish we could have used more of was Section 31. Wonder when the new Section 31 Ship will be Coming to STO. The novel established that Tucker was the one who coined the name "Section 31" and that the organization was already aware of the existence of the mirror universe. Section 31 was created by Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Executive Producer Ira Steven Behr and resulted from his desire to look into the darker aspects of the utopia created by Gene Roddenberry. He, as a result, decided to establish that the organization had also infected Odo with the same virus. When Bashir passed all of his tests, Sloan let him go despite Bashir's vocal objection to Section 31's existence, and Section 31 took no action to stop Bashir from telling his friends everything he had learned. They were known to use a black version of the Starfleet insignia which functioned as combadges. S31 Headquarters (23rd century)None (24th century) 9 3 1 139. comments. Soon after USS Discovery and NCIA-93 arrived at Essof IV, Leland was captured by Control in order to hijack his body. Section 31 escort (the warbird) Section 31 cruiser (the big one) Section 31 science cruiser (the one with quad nacelles that is smaller) Each ship has it's own console Section. In the Star Trek: Ongoing comic series set in the alternate reality, Section 31 were shown to still be active despite Starfleet's efforts to remove all elements of the organization and they continued to secretly plot to ignite war between the Romulans and Klingons using contingency plans devised by Marcus before his death. save. All of the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine DVDs feature several "Easter eggs" known as "Section 31 hidden files". Introducing to the Star Trek Discovery Official Starship Collection the largest of these - the Section 31 Nimrod-Class starship!. (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Companion, p. 551) Behr further commented, "We need to dig deeper and find out what, indeed, life is like in the twenty-fourth century. As an Intelligence starship, the Section 31 Intel Science Destroyer is capable of deploying an Intel sensor drone with the Gather Intelligence ability. Location: And those kinds of covert operations usually are wrong!" 2:45. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. 1. These ships were marked as classified in the Federation database. Not yet it doesn't… It's a little early to declare the death of the UFP, folks." (DIS: "Such Sweet Sorrow", DIS: "Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2"), Medium-sized two-nacelled type deploying drones, Under the command of the rogue Section 31 AI Control, they were among the ships that intercepted the USS Discovery and the USS Enterprise near Xahea. Well, that's black leather." After the events of the Section 31 novel Cloak, Captain Kirk briefed Starfleet Captains Phil Waterson and Nick Silver and Commodores Aaron Stone and José Mendez on his discoveries and suspicions about Section 31. (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Companion, p. 661), While "When It Rains..." was in development, the revelation that Section 31 was responsible for the morphogenic virus ravaging the Founders was seen as too inconsequential by René Echevarria, who co-wrote the episode's story as well as scripting the installment. (ENT: "Divergence"; DS9: "Inquisition", "Extreme Measures"), Section 31 was created by Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Executive Producer Ira Steven Behr and resulted from his desire to look into the darker aspects of the utopia created by Gene Roddenberry. (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Companion, p. 613), The return of Section 31 had to wait until a time when Sloan actor William Sadler was available to appear on DS9. Affiliation: While listening to the Federation-Klingon Alliance broadcasts, one Starfleet officer suggests, "Why don't you ask Section 31?" 4 9 94. (DIS: "Project Daedalus"), Personnel wearing black badges operated aboard USS Discovery during the first Federation-Klingon War. (DIS: "Context Is for Kings"), Although the Federation did not permit the use of mines, in response to the Klingon use of cloaking devices Section 31 acquired mines built by an outside actor to defend its headquarters. United EarthUnited Federation of PlanetsStarfleet (DS9: "Inquisition") In the 2250s, it was mentioned in rumors and even had its own insignia that was recognized, a black Starfleet badge. Encounters with Section 31 have been documented in the novel series Star Trek: Section 31. (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Companion, p. 553), In the interim between seasons six and seven of DS9, the show's writing staff determined that bringing Section 31 back in the seventh and final season, delivering on an implicit promise to make the organization return, was an important goal. These ships shared a similar design profile to that of later Miranda-class starships. Archived. During the Battle near Xahea, three of these ships were destroyed by being rammed by a Klingon cleave ship. as to how Starfleet could know if the Unity One scans could detect cloaked Romulan vessels. (Star Trek Into Darkness). In mid-2375, Sloan resurfaced and assigned Bashir to diagnose the health of Koval, Chairman of the Tal Shiar, during an upcoming conference on Romulus. For the details on these two ships, available as prizes within the Section 31 Lock Box, read on! Harris implied to Reed that this information would come at a price, to be exacted at a later time. (DS9: "Inter Arma Enim Silent Leges"), Bashir and O'Brien utilize a multitronic engrammatic interpreter to enter Sloan's mind, Later that year, while researching the morphogenic virus that was ravaging the Great Link and Odo, Bashir discovered that Section 31 had actually engineered the disease and deliberately infected Odo during a visit to Starfleet Medical three years previously, in a preemptive attempt to neutralize the threat posed by the Founders and the Dominion. Click to see spoiler. 30, No. With another seventy-two Augments still in stasis and under Section 31's control, Khan cooperated on a project to build a Dreadnought-class vessel, the USS Vengeance, at the Io Facility near Jupiter. 32, Nos. Archer told Malcolm that he knew how loyal Malcolm was to the ship and to the captain personally and empathized with him about the extreme difficulty of the quandary he had faced by having his loyalties divided. this pack includes 6 ships the section Akira, Defiant, Galaxy, Nebula, Intrepid, and Sovereign. In the alternate reality, Section 31 was headed by Admiral Alexander Marcus, and had a base located beneath the Kelvin Memorial Archive in London. Behr remarked, "Why is Earth a paradise in the twenty-fourth century? (LD: "Envoys"). report. Section 31, in the fictional universe of Star Trek, is an autonomous intelligence and defense organization that carries out covert operations for the United Federation of Planets.Created by Ira Steven Behr for the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "Inquisition", the organization was intended to act as a counterbalance to the utopian portrayal of the Federation. Bashir, appalled at the thought of an organization that was not accountable to anyone and regularly violated the very principles and core values upon which the Federation had been founded, declined Sloan's offer, although Section 31 continued to regard him as a potential asset. share. In a couple of IDW Publishing comics, Section 31 had Captain Kirk test Starfleet's new cloaking device in a Star Trek: Year Four - The Enterprise Experiment story, which followed the events seen in TOS: "The Enterprise Incident". Reed complied, but his tampering was discovered by Captain Jonathan Archer and Commander T'Pol, and Reed was thrown in Enterprise's brig. As it so happened, Babylon 5 had, from its very start, already featured a very similar clandestine organization called Psi Corps. The group was included in an early version of the story that also involved Julian Bashir and genetically engineered characters Jack, Patrick, Lauren, and Sarina being sent on a mission together, and posing as Starfleet officers. Known ships No name given : Annotations We can see this type in DIS: "Such Sweet Sorrow" and "Such Sweet Sorrow II". (DIS: "Point of Light", "Saints of Imperfection", "Project Daedalus"), During this period, Section 31 was using an abandoned penal colony as its headquarters. The organization's title came from the original Starfleet Charter, Article 14, Section 31, which allowed for extraordinary measures to be taken in times of extreme threat. Status: ", Leland described his goal as galactic peace, all the while complaining that most people lived in denial of how dangerous the universe was. However, a few of their agents believed that Marcus' actions had set the organization's work back for years to come. Fans would get into these long ethical and political arguments, really struggling with issues like that, which was great to see." (DIS: "Such Sweet Sorrow"), After the Discovery was apparently destroyed, Christopher Pike blamed Section 31 for the whole catastrophe. By contrast, both the Obsidian Order and the Tal Shiar showed a willingness to kill anyone even suspected of being a threat, and to them, threats included citizens with opposing views and people who knew too much. (DIS: "Such Sweet Sorrow", DIS: "Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2"). In his mindscape, Sloan attempted to distract Bashir with Section 31's secrets in order to take them with him, but O'Brien got the doctor refocused on their task, and they unlinked their minds from Sloan in time. Star Trek: The Section 31 Files - 0401 - Ghost Ship download. Soon after, the Discovery was surrounded by thirty-two Section 31 ships, almost all of its fleet, commanded by Control. If these do well maybe i'll submit the other section 31 ships. In the Star Trek: Enterprise - Rise of the Federation novel A Choice of Futures, when the United Federation of Planets was founded in 2161 and a unified Starfleet was created, Article 14, Section 31 of the Earth Starfleet charter was copied to the Federation Starfleet charter and allowed Section 31 to continued its activities, but it now protected the interests of the entire Federation. (DIS: "Light and Shadows"), Several more ships of this type were part of the Section 31 armada that was utilized by Control at the Battle near Xahea. Behr was inspired by a line of dialogue he had written in \"The Maquis, Part II\" where Commander Sisko remarks that \"It's easy to be a saint in paradise.\" Behr remarked, \"Why is Earth a paradise in the twenty-fourth century? (AOL chat, 1998), Costume Designer Bob Blackman noted that the uniforms worn by Section 31 agents were chosen for their fascist overtones. 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