|Chronological and political information|
- "—until an anti-starfighter screening vessel is brought into service, every capital ship in the fleet is in imminent danger."
- ―Admiral Ilon Drez
Ilon Drez was a senior admiral in the Imperial Navy during the Galactic Civil War. Following the Battle of Yavin, Drez led a group of vocal admirals who stressed the need for an anti-starfighter ship, believing that the lack of adequate screening vessels contributed to the destruction of the first Death Star. Naval Command responded by creating the Lancer-class frigate.
- Imperial Sourcebook, First Edition (First mentioned)
- Imperial Sourcebook, Second Edition
- The Essential Guide to Warfare (First identified as "Ilon")