Many geth vessels are build to explore, mine, or provide transport between factories and space stations. But every geth ship, regardless of purpose, is also capable of engaging hostile forces. Unbound by the Treaty of Farixen, the synthetic intelligences build almost as many dreadnoughts as the Turians. The software running these ship is in the geth themselves. Highly advanced electronic security measures and cyber warfare suites bolster already formidable firepower.
- If the player chooses to rewrite the heretics in Mass Effect 2.
Rewriting the geth heretics significantly boosted the processing power of the "true" geth. Their increased strength made their fleets both more efficient, and more lethal, in battle.