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Battle Name : Attack on Rebel Convoy near Athega [Battles-Rebel Alliance Operation: Clean Sweep, Mission 6]
Battle Location : Near Athega
Battle Occurred : Sometime after the Battle of Hoth, before "Shadows of the Empire"
Battle Type : Defence (For the Rebels)
Force Making Attack : Galactic Empire
Opposing Forces : Galactic Empire / Rebel Alliance
Victorious Force : Rebel Alliance
Imperial Personnel : Unknown
Imperial Force Composition : VSD Aggressor, 12 TIE Interceptors, 12 TIE Bombers (Proton Torpedoes), Tau Squadron (Assault Gunboats, have 12 Proton Torpedoes) and Alpha Squadron (6 TIE Advanced, have 8 Concussion Missiles)
Rebel Personnel : Unknown
Rebel Force Composition : MC80a Defiance, CR90 Corellian Corvettes Athega 1 (Computers), 2 (Med Kits), 3 (Hyperdrives), 4 (Water), 5 (Comm Arrays), 6 (Generators), 7 (Power Units), 8 (R2 Units), 9 (Weapons), 10 and 11 (Grain), Gold Squadron (A-Wings, have 12 Concussion Missiles), Red Squadron (A-Wings, have Concussion Missiles) and Green Squadron (6 X-Wings, have Proton Torpedoes)
Battle Outcome
Battle Outcome
Imperial Survivors : Unknown
Surviving Forces : VSD Aggressor 
Imperial Loses : All Imperial starfighters
Rebel Survivors : Unknown
Surviving Forces : MC80a Defiance, CR90 Corellian Corvettes Athega 1-11, Gold Squadron, Red Squadron and Green Squadron
Rebel Loses : Moderate losses to Gold Squadron, moderate losses to Green Squadron and less than half of the CR90 Corellian Corvettes destroyed

    The Empire learned of the Rebels convoy of Corellian Corvettes that were on their way to their hyperspace point and the Empire sent an strike force to eliminate more than half of the Rebel convoy. The Rebel convoy was being escorted by Gold Squadron. Once the Imperial strike force of Assault Gunboats and TIE Advanceds arrived, Gold Squadron concentrated on Tau Squadron to prevent the Assault Gunboats from getting into range of using their proton torpedoes. However even with the best efforts of Gold Squadron, they could not stop all of the Assault Gunboats. Some of Tau Squadron got through and was able to destroy several of the Corvettes in the Rebel convoy.

    A-Wings from Red Squadron arrived, early in the battle to help reinforce the Rebel position in the battle. A short time before the mid point of the battle, Imperial reinforcements arrived, being led by the VSD Aggressor. Moments before the mid point of the battle, the MC80a Defiance and Green Squadron came out of hyperspace. The VSD Aggressor, launched its TIE squadrons in an attempt to finish off the Rebel convoy which was still heading towards its hyperspace point. The TIE Bombers targeted the corvettes, while the TIE Interceptors attacked the Rebel starfighters.

    In the end, all of the Imperial starfighters in the battle are destroyed and the Rebel convoy was able to successfully hyper out of the area. With the Rebel convoy gone the VSD Aggressor began to hyper out of the area. Without starfighter protection, all of the Rebel starfighters were attacking the VSD, however the Rebels were not able to destroy the VSD, since it was able to hyper out of the area, after suffering heavy damage. Throughout the entire battle, neither the MC80a Defiance or the VSD Aggressor engaged each other or traded any fire.