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Battle Name : Rescue Airam Conscripts Near Dega [Rebel Campaign: Spreading the Rebellion, Mission 14]
Battle Location : Near Dega in the Airam Sector
Battle Occurred : Some time after the Battle of Hoth
Battle Type : Rescue and Destroy Operation (For the Rebels)
Force Making Attack : Rebel Alliance
Opposing Forces : Rebel Alliance / Galactic Empire
Victorious Force : Rebel Alliance
Imperial Personnel : Admiral Senn
Imperial Force Composition : SSD Vengeance, ISD Rage, Bulk Freighters Hsiri 1-12, Nailati 1-12 and Naigleb 1-6 and 64 TIE Fighters [Note that the Bulk Freighters belong to Ilay's Airam Clan and are armed with 1 Advanced Concussion Missile]
Rebel Personnel : Unknown
Rebel Force Composition : Rogue Squadron (B-Wings armed with 12 Proton Torpedoes and 10 Flares), Green Squadron (B-Wings armed with 12 Proton Torpedoes and 10 Flares) and Lambda-class Shuttle Group Rescue 1-6
Battle Outcome
Battle Outcome
Imperial Survivors : Admiral Senn
Surviving Forces : SSD Vengeance and ISD Rage
Imperial Loses : All starfighters destroyed, all Bulk Freighters destroyed or captured
Rebel Survivors : Unknown
Surviving Forces : Rogue Squadron, Green Squadron, Lambda-class Shuttle Group Rescue 1-6 and Bulk Freighters Hsiri 1,6, Nailati 8,10, Naigleb 2 and 5 [Total of 6 Bulk Freighters captured]
Rebel Loses : Most likely moderate starfighter losses

    With Clan Leader Ilay in the retched hands of the Rebels, they had effectively prevented her faction from joining the Galactic Empire. During her interrogation, Airam Clan Leader Ilay revealed that part of her negotiated deal with the Empire included new recruits and supplies for them. The Bulk Freighter Convoy was to rendezvous with the SSD Vengeance to transfer their cargos over. When the Rebels starfighters hypered into the area, they arrived to see the first wave of freighters on their way towards the SSD Vengeance. The SSD Vengeance was being escorted by the ISD Rage. One of the pilots from Rogue Squadron did an inspection of the freighters and the following waves of freighters. Any freighters carrying conscripts were disabled and the other freighters which were carrying warheads were destroyed by Green Squadron. When the Bulk Freighters were targeted for the first time they would launch their only Advanced Concussion Missile at the Rebel starfighter that targeted them. The Rebels had to do this while all the while being engaged by TIE Fighters. Once a Bulk Freighter carrying the conscripts wa disabled, a Rebel Lambda-class Shuttle would hyper into the area. The shuttles would dock with the freighters and then they would capture them, then both the shuttle and the Bulk Freighter would escape into hyperspace. Some time after the battle started, the ISD Rage hypered out of the area. The Rebels somehow managed to destroy all the starfighters that were launched by the SSD Vengeance and destroy the warhead carrying Bulk Freighters. With that the SSD Vengeance hypered out of the area and headed towards the Rebel's Shipyard, which the Rebels received an emergency message from. The "rescued" Airam conscripts told the Rebels that they would be undergoing basic flight training, then be sent out to engage Rebel forces in suicide attacks. With the convoy destroyed, the SSD Vengeance was low on starfighters and supplies and to the Rebels it was their time to strike.