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The Hoover class was a type of Federation starship operated by Starfleet in the mid-23rd century.

The primary hull bore a resemblance to the later Miranda-class and Nebula-class vessels, with the rounded fore section and the angled aft area.

Some of its interiors, including its transporter room and corridors, resembled those of the Crossfield-class. (ST: "The Escape Artist")

Two ships of this class, including the USS Edison, participated in Battle of the Binary Stars with the Klingons in 2256. (DIS: "Battle at the Binary Stars")

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USS Edison Concept Art

Eaves' concept art

The Hoover class was identified via the Edison by designer John Eaves. [1] Eaves also named the class, which was later confirmed [2] after being revealed on Startrek.com.

In the article "DISCOVERY's 'Battle of the Binary Stars' Armada Identified" by Ken Reilly at TrekCore, this class was "Named for US Air Force fighter pilot Bob Hoover, who escaped Nazi captivity in a stolen plane, tested supersonic jets, and has been considered by many to be one of the greatest aviators in history." [3]

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