A very specialized piece of technology the covert ops cloak is designed for use in tandem with the covert ops frigate. Although it could theoreticaly work on other ships its spatial distortion field is so unstable that trying to compensate for its fluctuations would overwhelm even the largest standard ship computers.
'Smokescreen' Covert Ops Cloaking Device II
Cloaking devices allow the users ship to appear invisible to sensors and the naked eye. Cloaking devices have serious drawbacks for ships not specialized in this technology.