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Battle Name : Escorting Convoy Through Halbara System  [Rebel Campaign: Spreading the Rebellion, Mission 3]
Battle Location : Halbara System in the Airam Sector
Battle Occurred : Some time after the Battle of Hoth and after Imperial Task Force Vengeance was sent into the Airam Sector
Battle Type : Escort  (For the Rebels)
Force Making Attack : Galactic Empire
Opposing Forces : Galactic Empire / Rebel Alliance
Victorious Force : Rebel Alliance
Imperial Personnel : Unknown
Imperial Force Composition : Nebulon-B Frigate Damocles, Nebulon-B2 Frigate Lightning, 24 TIE Interceptors, 24 TIE Bombers (Armed with Proton Torpedoes) and 12 Assault Gunboats (Armed with Proton Torpedoes)
Rebel Personnel : Unknown
Rebel Force Composition : Escort Carrier Gallant (Carrying B-Wings), CR90 Corellian Corvettes Python 1 (Modulators) and 2 (Dampeners), Cargo Ferries Athega 1-3 (Carrying B-Wings), Rogue Squadron (X-Wings armed with 8 Concussion Missiles) and Gold Squadron (X-Wings armed with 8 Concussion Missiles)
Battle Outcome
Battle Outcome
Imperial Survivors : Unknown
Surviving Forces : Nebulon-B Frigate Damocles and Nebulon-B2 Frigate Lightning
Imperial Loses : All starfighters destroyed
Rebel Survivors : Unknown
Surviving Forces : Escort Carrier Gallant, CR90 Corellian Corvettes, Cargo Ferries, Rogue Squadron and Gold Squadron
Rebel Loses : Minimal losses were taken, most likely with the cargo carrying vessels

    With the Imperial Fleet massing near the Airam Sector, Rebel High Command ordered a full mobilization of all available Rebel Forces to assist in their attempts to defend their interests in this sector. Therefore, Rebel High Command ordered the deployment of B-Wings in the Airam Sector, so a convoy was sent out to deliver the B-Wings to the Rebel Headquarters that were established in this sector. Rogue and Gold Squadrons were ordered to escort a convoy of Rebel ships carrying B-Wings en route to their hyperspace point. The Rebel starfighters were already waiting when the Rebel convoy came out of hyperspace to go to their next hyperspace point. Without warning, Assault Gunboats came out of hyperspace to attack the Rebel Escort Carrier. After the first wave of Assault Gunboats, Imperial Nebulon-B Frigate Lighting and the Nebulon-B Frigate Damocles came out of hyperspace and let loose their TIEs to engage the Rebel ships. The TIE Bombers targeted the Escort Carrier. Unfortunately both the Assault Gunboats and the TIE Bombers were defeated before the could get the chance to destroy the Escort Carrier. In the end unfortunately, the Rebels were able to defeat the Imperial TIEs and were able to inflict heavy damage upon the Imperial frigates, forcing both into retreat. However, Imperial forces were able to inflict minimal losses upon the Rebel convoy. The Rebel convoy led by the Escort Carrier Gallant and the Rebels starfighter escorts safely hypered out of the area to deliver the B-Wings to their intended destination. With the B-Wings in Rebel hands, the Rebels could unfortunately now begin to plan offensive operations against Imperial Forces that were pursuing them in this sector.