During the brief Federation-Klingon War, the Armstrong and the USS Drake were ambushed by a Klingon battle group in early 2373 and both ships suffered heavy casualties before escaping to Deep Space 9. (DS9: "Apocalypse Rising")
|Starships named Armstrong|
|USS Armstrong (24th century) • USS Armstrong (NCC-317856)|
|Alternate reality: USS Armstrong|
According to the first two issues of the Malibu Comics Deep Space Nine comics "Stowaway" and "Stowaway, Part II", the ship was an Oberth-class scout ship with a registry of NCC-19212 under Captain Johnson (β). Dr. Josiah Wembley (β), a renowned Federation xenobiologist was a member of her crew on their most recent mission to the Gamma Quadrant in mid-2369.