The Stingray was deployed to the Cardassian border following the outbreak of hostilities between the Federation and Klingons during the Federation-Klingon War in 2372. The Stingray replaced the USS Swiftfire on patrol of the Cardassian border. ("The Darkness Within")
When the Dominion War began in 2373 the Stingray was assigned to the 59th Tactical Wing, Fifth fleet. The Stingray was part of the fleet that took part Operation Return before been reassigned to Task Force 59.
|Aspen - Apex - Bhan'a - Cortéz - Perry - Sherman - Stingray|
|Unnamed Steamrunner-class starships|