Lima Fleet Research and Development is a department within Lima Fleet, headed by Rear Admiral Sean Miller. Research and Development is responsible for creating and producing new systems, as well as improvements to older systems.
These are some of the projects currently in service with Lima Fleet.
A long range projectile sniper rifle, chambered for 12.7mm (.50 caliber) rounds. Production is limited, with only one confirmed report of a Lima Fleet officer in possession of this weapon (Col. Thomas Westover, who opted to carry the weapon in lieu of a standard phaser rifle.) Rumors have circulated that at least one member of the secretive Lima Force is qualified on the weapon.