A small combat vehicle valued for its speed. While in flight, the only class of ship faster is the Nightingale.
The ship is often employed for hostile border patrol, where it might be necessary for several to converge quickly. When sent as an escort, generally two to four Swift Class ships will be used commanded by a Falcon Class Airship.
When employed outside of the military, they are most often used as personnel and small trade transports since the offer the more compact design of the Sparrow class ship, with the speed of the Nightingale class ship. It is the most common ship used by the Antifordian police force.