Cloaking device

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Because cloaking devices are integrated into a ship's shield systems, cloaking and decloaking usually creates a window of vulnerability in which shields are not functional; Commander Riker exploited such a weakness in ''[[Star Trek: Generations]]'' to destroy a [[Klingon Bird of Prey]].
 
Because cloaking devices are integrated into a ship's shield systems, cloaking and decloaking usually creates a window of vulnerability in which shields are not functional; Commander Riker exploited such a weakness in ''[[Star Trek: Generations]]'' to destroy a [[Klingon Bird of Prey]].
  
Romulan officers do not consider their cloaking technology sufficient to bypass the prepared defenses at the Federation border (TNG, ''Face of the Enemy'').
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Romulan officers do not consider their cloaking technology sufficient to bypass the prepared defenses at the Federation border (TNG, "Face of the Enemy").
  
 
A cloaking device can be defeated using a [[tachyon net]]; a cloaked ship trying to pass through the net will still interrupt one of the tachyon beams being transmitted among the ships participating in the net, revealing its location.
 
A cloaking device can be defeated using a [[tachyon net]]; a cloaked ship trying to pass through the net will still interrupt one of the tachyon beams being transmitted among the ships participating in the net, revealing its location.

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