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Battle Name : Imperial Strike Ull vs. Alliance Dread Karei  [Battles-Balance of Power in the Airam Sector, Mission 8]
Battle Location : Near Nav Buoy Hn44-52 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 : Surprise Attack (For the Empire)
Force Making Attack : Galactic Empire
Opposing Forces : Galactic Empire / Rebel Alliance
Victorious Force : Galactic Empire
Imperial Personnel : Unknown
Imperial Force Composition : Strike Cruiser Ull, 6 TIE Advanced (From Avenger Squadron, armed with 4 Concussion Missiles and Jamming Beam) and 6 Assault Gunboats (From Talon Squadron, armed with 6 Advanced Proton Torpedoes and Jamming Beam)
Rebel Personnel : Unknown
Rebel Force Composition : Dreadnaught Karei, 6 X-Wings (From Rogue Squadron, armed with 6 Advanced Proton Torpedoes and 7 Flares), A-Wings (From Blue Squadron, armed with 6 Concussion Missiles) and 6 B-Wings (Armed with Proton Torpedoes)
Battle Outcome
Battle Outcome
Imperial Survivors : Unknown
Surviving Forces : Strike Cruiser Ull, Avenger Squadron and Talon Squadron
Imperial Loses : Moderate Losses
Rebel Survivors : None
Surviving Forces : None
Rebel Loses : Entire Force

    The Imperial Strike Cruiser Ull had surprised the Rebel Dreadnaught Karei and it was closing rapidly on the Rebel ship to engage and destroy it before it could escape into hyperspace. Strike Cruiser Ull deployed Avenger and Talon Squadrons, while the Rebel Dreadnaught deployed Rogue and Blue Squadrons. Avenger Squadron was directed to take out Rogue Squadron while Talon Squadron torpedoed the Dreadnaught Karei. Early in the battle the Rebels called for their B-Wing reinforcements in an attempt to defeat Imperial Forces. The B-Wings went straight for the Strike Cruiser. Talon Squadron was able to inflict considerable damage on the Rebel Dreadnaught. After they fired off their load of warheads or had taken heavy damage, the survivors returned to the hanger of the Strike Cruiser Ull. Not long after the Strike Cruiser Ull was in position and was trading fire with the Rebel Dreadnaught. The fire fight did not last long. Strike Cruiser Ull was able to disable the Rebel Dreadnaught with its ion cannons after the Rebels ship's shields had collapsed. Unfortunately, Rebel starfighters were able to collapse the Strike Cruiser's shields and cause some hull damage. It was not long after that the remaining Rebel starfighters were eliminated. With Rebel starfighter opposition eliminated, all remaining Imperial starfighters concentrated their fire on the disabled Rebel Dreadnaught and destroyed it.
 
 

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