Vulcan engineer who served on the Vahklas. Kov was a member of the "V'tosh ka'tur," or "Vulcans without logic." His people sought to find a balance between logic and emotion. When the V'tosh ka'tur encountered Enterprise, Kov, who is fascinated by human culture, became close friends with Commander Trip Tucker. Tucker educated Kov about human behavior, and even persuaded him to contact his estranged, ailing father.