The Battle of Yavin, otherwise known as the rebel assault on the first Death Star. It’s briskly paced and intense. The stakes could not be higher. At the Battle of Yavin, there were four fighter squadrons. Pilots and starfighters from Red, Gold and Blue Squadrons were re-assigned to Yavin base from the Independence. Green squadron, permanently stationed at Yavin Base. They were made up of a mixture of Y- and X-Wings and more pilots than starfighters. Priority was given to the best-skilled pilots, so some shoving around was required to place the more experienced pilots in the bigger squadrons. Pilots like Biggs, Wedge, Luke and Porkins were assigned to Red squadron, which they decided would have twelve starfighters. Gold squadron was made up of at least seven Y-Wings. Blue Squadron was comprised of both A-Wings and X-Wings. The formal briefing was given by General Dodonna. The trench run to reach the exhaust port, but there were some smaller stages preceding that, designed to weaken the Death Star’s defenses as it approached the Yavin system. The first such mission included destroying a communications satellite in order to block the Death Star’s transmissions to the rest of the Empire, and attacking an orbiting Star Destroyer and its TIE fighters.
A second mission was a surface attack made by a small number of fighters, mostly X-Wings from Red and Blue squadrons. During that second mission, the Rebel pilots managed to destroy a number of gun turrets, towers and even a big laser cannon that was protecting the exhaust port. That cleared the way for the final assault. After a quick debriefing on Yavin 4, all the squadrons were sent for the final assault when the Death Star was 30 minutes away. For the trench run, Alliance strategists decided that Y-Wings should have the first run, because being bombers they carry more torpedoes. The more experienced squadron was Gold, and they enforced it by re-assigning Keyan Farlander to that squadron. They would need backup from fighters who had a better chance of diverting TIE fighters. They went with Blue squadron, because it had the speedy A-Wings. Red squadron would have a go with the second run in case Gold didn’t make it. They would have Green squadron to cover them, but being X-Wings with mostly veteran pilots they didn’t really need a big back-up.
Come Tuesday 28th June Yavin IV will celebrate those who gave their lives to take down the first death star. they would like all to come and celebrate with them. The events goes as this:
1. 12:00 Noon SLT FFC battle
2. 4 pm SLT – Lightsaber, Gunner and Melee tournament in AOWCS
3.- after the Tournament OOC Party in IC dress code
i. The tournament will be in meter using the AOWCS HUD
ii. Lightsaber users, gunners and melee fighters are welcome to join and will face off against each other [mixed field]
iii. No other CS enhancements are allowed
iv. No resetting HUDs during combat rounds
v. TPing out or disconnection during a round would result in immediate forfeit of the round
First – 1000 L
Second – Npc Scout Trooper
Third – A 5G Lightsaber and hilt
3. OOC Party in IC dress code post the lightsaber tournament
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