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Battle Name : Escort Duty
Battle Location : Near Nav Buoy NB-Z6
Battle Occurred : 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 : Bulk Freighters Rugle 1-3 and 2 Assault Gunboats (Have 16 Concussion Missiles)
Rebel Personnel : Unknown
Rebel Force Composition : Nebulon-B Frigate Dodger, 6 Z-95 Headhunters (Have Concussion Missiles), 5 A-Wings (Have Concussion Missiles), 2 X-Wings (Have Concussion Missiles), 2 Y-Wings (Have Proton Torpedoes), 2 B-Wings (Have Proton Torpedoes) and Lambda Shuttle Leap (Officers) [Would launched when frigate's hull reached 50%]
Battle Outcome
Battle Outcome
Imperial Survivors : Unknown
Surviving Forces : Bulk Freighters Rugle 1-3 and 2 Assault Gunboats
Imperial Loses : None
Rebel Survivors : Unknown
Surviving Forces : Nebulon-B Frigate Dodger and Lambda Shuttle Leap
Rebel Loses : 6 Z-95 Headhunters, 5 A-Wings, 2 X-Wings, 2 Y-Wings and 2 B-Wings

    Two Assault Gunboats were sent to escort three Imperial freighters to their hyperspace jump point which was several km away. The Rebel Nebulon-B Frigate Dodger arrived in the area moments after the arrival of the Assault Gunboats. The Rebel frigate launched fighters in waves to attack the Assault Gunboats, in an effort to draw them away from the freighters, while Rebel fighters armed with proton torpedoes would destroy the Imperial freighters.  For the next 11 minutes the Rebels tried this strategy without success. Thirteen minutes into the battle, the last of the Rebel starfighters were launched, they were a pair of B-Wings. But they too failed to destroy the Imperial freighters. In the end the freighters were able to safely make their hyperspace jump point.
 
 

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