The USS Bunche (NCC-65270) was a New Orleans-class frigate that saw service with the Federation Starfleet during the 24th century.
The Bunche was part of New Orleans Wing 1, 856th Tactical Wing, Starfleet Eighth Fleet, spending the first two-thirds of the war defending Andoria and later often fought along the front lines. During the early part of 2374, it was commanded by Captain Petar Sarbri. (The Dominion War Sourcebook: The Fires of Armageddon)
The ship was named after the 20th-century Earth diplomat and 1960 Nobel Prize winner Ralph Bunche (1903-1971).