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Battle Name : Attack on Victory-class Star Destroyer Formidable [Battles-Imperial Operations: Clean Sweep, Mission 8]
Battle Location : Delalt System
Battle Occurred : Some time after the Battle of Hoth
Battle Type : Defence (For the Empire)
Force Making Attack : Rebel Alliance
Opposing Forces : Rebel Alliance / Galactic Empire
Victorious Force : Galactic Empire
Imperial Personnel : Unknown
Imperial Force Composition : VSD Formidable, Nebulon-B Frigate Fury and 36 TIE Interceptors (Alpha, Beta, Delta and Gamma Squadrons [9 fighters per squadron])
Rebel Personnel : Unknown
Rebel Force Composition : Rogue Squadron (6 X-Wings, have 2 Advanced Proton Torpedoes and 10 Chaff Bursts), Red Squadron (6 X-Wings, have 2 Advanced Proton Torpedoes and 10 Chaff Bursts), Green Squadron (2 X-Wings, have Proton Torpedoes and Chaff Bursts), Blue Squadron (3 A-Wings, have 12 Mag Pulse Torpedoes and 8 Chaff Bursts) and Gold Squadron (3 A-Wings, have 12 Mag Pulse Torpedoes and 8 Chaff Bursts)
Battle Outcome
Battle Outcome
Imperial Survivors : Unknown
Surviving Forces : VSD Formidable, Nebulon-B Frigate Fury and Alpha, Beta, Delta and Gamma Squadrons
Imperial Loses : Light Losses to Beta Squadron
Rebel Survivors : Unknown
Surviving Forces : Rogue Squadron and Red Squadron
Rebel Loses : Heavy Losses to Rogue Squadron, light losses to Red Squadron, All of Gold, Blue and Green Squadrons destroyed. [More than 2/3 of Rebel Force was destroyed.]

    The Rebel High Command detected the arrival of the VSD Formidable in the Delalt System, which was in "their" sector. And at that time, in that area, Rebel Forces were critically short of warheads and the Rebels needed to destroy this Imperial VSD to make it possible for a Rebel resupply convoy to make to Rebel Forces. The Rebels could not afford heavy losses in this battle. With the VSD Formidable under attack, its captain called for reinforcements and the Nebulon-B Frigate Fury was on its way to assist. The VSD Formidable launched its TIE Interceptors in its own defence against the Rebel attackers. During the fighting more Rebel fighters were sent into the area, they were the X-Wings from Green Squadron. While the X-Wings concentrated on the VSD, the A-Wings concentrated their efforts against the TIE Interceptors. The Rebels were successful in bringing down the shields of the VSD Formidable and they were also able to cause light hull damage to the vessel as well. However the Rebels were not able to force the VSD into leaving the area or destroying it. With the extensive losses that the Rebels suffered, remaining Rebel Forces hypered out of area, to not face destruction by the victorious TIE Interceptors. The Nebulon-B Frigate Fury arrived in the area, after the battle was declared a victory, which was some time before the remaining Rebels retreated out of the area. With the Rebels routed, the VSD Formidable, picked up any nearby TIE Interceptors and hypered out of the area, while the Nebulon-B Frigate Fury picked up the remaining TIE Interceptors.
 
 

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