The compact design of the Tri-Mark VII allows for maneuverability and speed, as well as stopping power not generally seen in freighters of its size. However, veteran pilots are wary of its extended wing as a well placed shot between the engine and main body of the ship could disable or send the ship spiraling. Paying thanks to its adequate shielding, this was rarely the cause of the interceptor's destruction, and thus engineers never saw a reason to sacrifice speed to fix it.
However, the price of the Tri-Mark kept it from ever seeing mass production or extensive war-time use. Now, it is used by some mercenary groups as a hot-zone, special forces transport. Due to a powerful weapon load out, decent scanning capabilities and enough quarters to house two squads it has become a prominent combat ship in the galaxy.