The Zhukova-class was designed in conjunction with the Palofax-class. It is a capable warship designed to provide protection to the command ship when needed or engage enemy warships when required. It has been described as a brute by a variety of sources.
Onboard, it is armed with two torpedo launchers, six missile bays, four heavy laser systems, and a railgun. There are also twelve Boral-class attack drones for self-defense.