|Owner:||United Federation of Planets|
Ships of the class
- USS Yeager (NCC-65674)
- "Doctor Bashir, I Presume"
- "A Simple Investigation"
- "Blaze of Glory"
- "In the Cards"
- "Sacrifice of Angels"
- "The Magnificent Ferengi"
- "One Little Ship"
- "Honor Among Thieves"
- "Change of Heart"
- "Wrongs Darker Than Death or Night"
- "The Reckoning"
- "Profit and Lace"
- "The Sound of Her Voice"
- "Once More Unto the Breach"
- "It's Only a Paper Moon"
- "Prodigal Daughter"
- "Field of Fire"
- "Badda-Bing, Badda-Bang"
This listing is based on the name of the only known vessel of its type, the YEAGER itself.
This studio model was a kitbash, created by Gary Hutzel from the primary hull and nacelles of Revell-Monogram Template:ShipClass USS Voyager model kit (No.3604), attached to the rear hull of a Maquis raider model kit (No.3605), although the parts differ from their original scale in relation to each other. The overall measurements of the design were 20"×15". 
As for the use of "kitbashes" Michael Okuda later commented, "One thing I like about this ship is that it has a distinctly different profile than most other Federation ships. You can see that it's different, even when it's very small on the screen, which is how it's intended to be seen. Otherwise it wouldn't be worth the effort. I love the fact that the DS9 VFX folks put in the extra effort to hint that there was more to Starfleet than the four or five big models that Paramount owned."  Okuda's notion about Starfleet having more ship classes was later expanded upon in the later episode DS9: "A Time to Stand" were more kitbashed models were used, though ironically the Yeager was not employed there. It was however the most frequently seen kitbash model as (stock) footage of the model was featured in establishing shots of the station and its environs throughout DS9 Season 5, 6 and 7.
The studio model was offered in the 40 Years of Star Trek: The Collection auction as Lot #495 with an estimated sale price of US$4,000 to $6,000, where it ultimately sold for $8,500 ($10,200 with premium). It has the distinction of being the only kitbashed model offered in the auction.
The Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Technical Manual describes this vessel as an Template:ShipClass starship variant, describing it as being among the ships "constructed from salvaged components, components in work, and custom assemblies fabricated by the individual fleet yards."
The following specifications were given in the DS9 Technical Manual:
- Production Base: ASDB Integration Facility, Utopia Planitia Fleet Yards, Mars
- Type: Light Cruiser
- Accommodation: 204 officers and crew
- Power Plant: One 1,500 plus Cochrane warp core feeding two nacelles; one impulse system
- Dimensions: Length, 402.11 meters; beam, 195.64 meters; height, 58.69 meters
- Mass: 550,000 metric tonnes
- Performance: Warp 9.55 for twelve hours
- Armament: Seven type-9 phaser emitters; one photon torpedo launcher