Following this assignment it spend five years patrolling the spinward sections of the Federation's rimward border.
In 2243, the Kitty Hawk was involved in the Battle of Sidron XII against the Klingons. (Ship Recognition Manual, Volume 4: Starships of the Original Series Era)
|Kitty Hawk-class starships|
|USS Boeing - USS Earhart - USS Kitty Hawk - USS Lindbergh|