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Base D8-Red was an Imperial Ubiqtorate base on a stable planetoid in the Ringali Shell of the galaxy.[2] In existence by the year 0 ABY,[1] D8-Red was the staging area for Imperial undercover and covert operations in the Core Worlds, as well as the main launching point for operations in the Outer Rim Territories of the galaxy. Housing thousands of Imperial Intelligence agents, the base also had on hand hundreds of SpecNav Force troopers, an elite force in the Imperial Navy. Additionally, D8-Red had a team of scientists and engineers who worked on creating new weaponry that could be used for covert operations.[2]

Behind the scenes[]

Base D8-Red was first mentioned in 1998's The Far Orbit Project, by Timothy S. O'Brien. The book was a supplement to West End Games's Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 The Far Orbit Project is set a few weeks after the Battle of Yavin, which corresponds to 0 ABY according to The New Essential Chronology. Since Base D8-Red was mentioned in the novel, it must have been built by that year.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 The Far Orbit Project
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