The Saber-class serve as small escort ships. They carry a small crew of 40 officers. Its compact design makes it well suitable for battle. Saber-class ships fought at the Borg incursion of 2372 and throughout the Dominion War.

The Saber-class starship was designed by Alex Jaeger at ILM. It was rendered as a computer-generated visual effect. In the Star Trek Encyclopedia diagrams of the USS Yeager gives an incorrect registry of NCC-81947.

USS Yeager NCC-61947
   Fought against the Borg incursion of Sector 001 in 2373.
   Named after Chuck Yeager, the first man to break the sound barrier in 1947, also where the registry comes from 61947.
   "Star Trek: First Contact"

Type: Light Cruiser
Length: 223m
Speed: 9.7
Crew: 40
Armament: Four Type 10 phasers
Two torpedo launchers