- Not to be confused with Cruiser
They appeared sporadically in the series, most recently in Ace Combat Infinity.
In the Strangereal universe, multiple countries were known to operate battle cruisers, most notably the Kirov-class.
The Belkan Navy is known to have used several Kirov-class cruisers during the Belkan War. Several cruisers were assigned to defend the Futuro Canal; however, they were sunk during the Osean Offensive Campaign No. 4101. Another cruiser, the Wilhelm, took part in an uprising at Anfang and was sunk by mercenary forces during Operation Broom.
The battle cruiser Marigold was the flagship of the Emmerian Navy's 2nd Fleet during the Emmeria-Estovakia War. The Estovakian Navy also had a number of battle cruisers deployed during the war, including the Eques and the Gardeniya.