Designed to not use cloaking but instead to have a different and more deadly effect. It was designed to show the Federation that they meant business and armed it in a way to be able to take on Galaxy-class ships. However in response to these assaults, the Federation had to create the Thunderchild.
Origniating in the House of Martok, these vessels proved to be a threat to the Federation and plagued the Galaxy-class. House of Martok began to use these vessels to bully frieghters and Federation cruisers all over the alpha quandrant.