Anti-Borg weapons

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  • Attempted anti-Borg Collective weapons deployed over the history of Federation encounters with the Borg
  • 2366: Rapid-frequency nadion-pulse cannon (TNG Novel: A Time to Kill)
    • Never deployed due to complexity (TNG Novel: A Time to Kill)
  • January 1, 2367: High frequency narrow-band nadion burst from deflector dish (TNG: "The Best of Both Worlds")
    • Failed due to advance preparations as a result of the incorporation of Locutus (TNG: "The Best of Both Worlds, Part II")
    • Second attempt during October 2367 encounter succeeded against damaged Borg cube (TNG Novel: Vendetta)
  • October 19, 2367: Deployment of static warp bubble integrated with Borg subspace field (TNG Novel: Vendetta)
    • Failed; cube escaped within minutes (TNG Novel: Vendetta)
  • December 20, 2377: Acquisition of transphasic torpedoes, ablative armor from future incarnation of Admiral Kathryn Janeway c.2404 (VOY: "Endgame")
    • Initially successful; while ablative armor adapted to shortly after deployment, transphasic torpedoes proved effective until 2381 Borg invasion (TNG Novel: Greater Than the Sum; Destiny)
  • June 2380: Deployment of Project Endgame virus against Borg supercube (TNG Novel: Before Dishonor)
    • Initially successful but presumed adapted to
    • Integrated into attempted multivector weapon (TNG Novel: Greater Than the Sum)
  • September 2380: Multivector weapon integrating modified Project Endgame virus, anti-hormonal retroviral attack derived from previous formula, antiassimilation nanite technology developed during assimilation virus incident (TNG Novel: Greater Than the Sum)
    • Initially successful against independent assimilated USS Einstein (TNG Novel: Greater Than the Sum)
    • Captured by forward attack force from core collective January 2381 during attack on Barolia (TNG Novel: Greater Than the Sum)