The class featured a formidable array of weapons, heavy plating, and strong shields. It also featured an excellent sensor package and countermeasures system.
The Dauntless-class was developed from a series of SoroSuub Corporation-produced luxury liners that had been converted into warships. The cruiser was a sleek, battle-ready platform which served on the front line of many space battles during the course of the Galactic Civil War and even into the Yuuzhan Vong War.
The Endor was a Dauntless-class cruiser that served with the New Republic, and was destroyed in 13 ABY.