the Phaser 1 concept completely by 2287 Starfleet had introduce
this Phaser 2 into it's inventory as a standard sidearm. It's aggressive
design, and combat chasis, with removable energy clip, earned it
the name, the "Assault Phaser." One of the innovations
made on the Phaser was a red ID tag which helped Starfleet track
each Phaser in it's inventory. This weapon was in service through
the end of the 23rd century.