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For the vessel in the alternate reality, please see USS Armstrong (NCC-1769). For another 24th century starship that honored Neil Armstrong, please see USS Neil Armstrong.
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")